Nesbitt Memorial Library

In Memory of Bill Stein, Nesbitt Memorial Library Director/Archivist


Bill Stein became director/archivist of the Nesbitt Memorial Library in 1997, having been archivist since 1987. A sixth-generation Colorado County resident, Bill was well known for his love of local and state history and folklore. He published the Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal, edited and authored articles on unique events and characters in Texas history for numerous other publications, and spoke locally and statewide.  He assembled the “Texas Room” for historians and genealogists, and made much available online. Bill Stein passed away at the age of 54 on December 9, 2008.