NMSU Library Special Collections

The NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections currently is open to all researchers Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 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.

Special Collections houses published research materials including books, periodicals, maps, and newspapers relating to local, regional, and state history. The main areas of focus relate to the history, culture, peoples, and resources of New Mexico, Southwest, the Borderlands, and material supporting specialized University programs.

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