Plan Your Visit to Archives & Special Collections

NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections currently is open to all researchers Monday through Friday, 9 am - 4 pm. The Caroline E. Stras Research Room is located in Branson Library, 4th floor. We are happy to provide virtual reference services for those who cannot visit our facility in person.

NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections, located on the fourth floor of the Branson Library, welcomes members of the campus and local community, as well as independent researchers. Appointments are not necessary; however, to provide better access and service, prior communication with members of our staff is helpful. Please note, Archives and Special Collections material does not circulate and is only available for use in the Caroline E. Stras Research Room.

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