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ROUTE 66 ARCHIVES AND RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE

INSTITUTIONAL PROFILE

Founding Institutions

 

University of New Mexico
University Libraries
Center for Southwest Research

Location:
MSC 05 3020
University of New Mexico, Zimmerman Library
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

http://elibrary.unm.edu/cswr, or http://elibrary.unm.edu/

Phone: (505) 277-6451

Fax: (505) 277-2397

Email: cswrref@unm.edu

Contact: Ann Massmann, Southwest Studies Librarian

Web site: UNM Center for Southwest Research, Route 66 Research Guide

Institution Type: Library, Special Collections Department


COLLECTIONS

Description: The UNM University Libraries’ collections include publications, government documents, maps, and journal databases documenting Route 66, end to end. The Center for Southwest Research (CSWR) collections within Zimmerman Library provide many avenues for researching New Mexico’s portion of Route 66. These collections document the communities and businesses along the way from Tucumcari to Gallup, as well as the themes of tourism, trade, and transportation in the historic land of el Camino Real and the Santa Fe Trail. CSWR collections include photographs, oral histories, personal papers, business records, architectural archives, and many other forms of archival material in addition to books, periodicals, audio & video from around the state and the Southwest region.

Regions Covered: New Mexico, the Greater Southwest, and the United States

Type of Materials: Books, Rare Books, Serials, Databases, U.S. and N.M. Government Documents, Newspapers, Maps, Ephemera, Films/Videos/Moving Images, Theses/Dissertations, Newspaper Clippings, Photographs, Postcards, Oral Histories, Personal Papers, Business/Government/Organizational Records, Architectural Archives, Music Archives, University Archives

Time Periods: Pre-history to the Present


ACCESS

Facility Hours: Check website for University Libraries hours at http://elibrary.unm.edu/locations.php

Research Hours:
Center for Southwest Research, semester hours:
Monday, Thursday, Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday: 9AM– 7PM
Saturday: noon – 4 PM
Check website for inter-session hours: http://elibrary.unm.edu/cswr/hours.php
Reservations not required.

Online Research/Catalogue System:
For books, periodicals, governmentt documents, audio/video, maps, and theses/dissertations, search LIBROS: http://libros.unm.edu

For archival collections, search Rocky Mountain Online Archives: http://rmoa.unm.edu/

For digital collections, search New Mexico’s Digital Collections: http://econtent.unm.edu/

See our Route 66 Research Guide: http://libguides.unm.edu/route66




 

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