Welcome! The Center for Southwest Research (CSWR) specializes in interdisciplinary subjects relating to New Mexico, the Southwestern U.S., Mexico and Latin America, as well as rare materials from around the world. Our strengths include Native American, Chicano/Hispano, Spanish Colonial, and environmental history, plus a wide range of locally published and archival materials documenting the region.
Use the tools to the left to find CSWR collections in the library catalog, archival finding aids, and digital resources.
The Rocky Mountain Online Archive includes information about archival collections in Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Finding aids give detailed descriptions of primary source materials located at twenty-seven different repositories. Materials held in the Center for Southwest Research can be requested in the Anderson Reading Room.
Books from the CSWR can be requested in the Anderson Reading Room, and do not circulate.
New Mexico's Digital Collections are digitized materials from libraries, archives, and museums in New Mexico.
LoboVault is UNM's Institutional Repository. It hosts scholarly publications from UNM faculty, graduate student theses and dissertations from 2009 through the present, UNM administrative records, and more.
Research Guides cover a variety of subject areas. A great place to start your research.Celebrating New Mexico Statehood
Cultural heritage materials from 12 New Mexico institutions are available here, including photographs, documents, maps, posters, art, music and video.Tony Hillerman Portal
This portal hosts digital reproductions of Hillerman's manuscripts, screenplays and papers, as well as a complete catalog of his published works.New Mexico Digital Newspapers
Over 200,000 pages of historical newspapers from New Mexico can be found here.
Building a Bibliography Using Zotero
Nov. 5, 3:00 PM - Nov. 5, 4:00 PM
Free Workshop. Learn to manage your citations.
Skulls and Sickles
Mar. 24, 8:00 AM - Nov. 8, 5:00 PM
Exhibit in Herzstein Gallery explores the visual rhetoric of death in ASARO special collection
Technologies of the Ancestral: Folk Art, Social Innovation and Ideology
Nov. 10, 12:00 PM - Nov. 10, 1:00 PM
William J. Parish Lecture Series
Fronterizo and Transborder Existences
Nov. 13, 12:00 PM - Nov. 13, 1:00 PM
Visting Scholar Carlos Vélez-Ibañez presents
CSWR Receives Third NEH Grant for Newspapers
More Historic New Mexico Newspapers Digitized
New Mexico-Colorado Spanish Survey Records Collection
A public archive at the UNM preserves the primary data, and publication of a linguistic atlas.
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