This collection houses and provides controlled access to the department's published research materials including books, periodicals, maps and newspapers.


Detailed descriptions of primary source materials from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Photos that cover almost 150 years of the Southwest's cultural heritage.

Research records of organizations, personal papers, and other unpublished materials which document the cultural heritage and history of New Mexico and the Spanish Borderlands.

Rio Grande Historical Collections ▸

Named the Hobson-Huntsinger University Archives; contains records of enduring value created by administrators, faculty, students and alumni of NMSU.

University Archives Collections ▸

Political and Personal Papers of Senators, Congressmen, Governors, and other Legislators from New Mexico.

Political Papers Collections ▸

Published research materials relating to the culture, peoples, and resources of New Mexico, the Southwest, the Borderlands, and material supporting specialized University programs.

Special Collections ▸