Category Archives: Archives in the News

Notable New Mexico Women

By¬†Teddie¬†Moreno and Jennifer¬†Olguin¬† The New Mexico history that is most familiar to people is¬†one of the shoot-outs, outlaws, and battles for land. What might have been missing from history books can be found within the New Mexico State University (NMSU) Archives and Special Collections. ¬†Without many of the strong and¬†resilient¬†women, New Mexico would not be…
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Extraordinary Women: Advocacy, Activism, and Sisterhood

This year¬†marks¬†the¬†100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment¬†to¬†the U.S. Constitution,¬†giving women the right to vote. Various events were in the making to honor such a monumental time in American history,¬†but due to the current pandemic, many events have been put on hold or canceled due to limits on social gatherings. At the local…
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Documenting COVID-19: Archiving the Present for the Future

The changes brought to New Mexico in response to the outbreak and spread of the¬†severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2¬†(SARS-CoV-2), commonly known as COVID-19 or the coronavirus, cannot be overstated.¬† Following the March 11, 2020 public health emergency¬†declared by¬†Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham,¬†New Mexicans have worked to combat the pandemic in their homes, workplaces, and communities…
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Connecting to NMSU Archival Collections

Hola! I‚Äôm Teddie, and even though I was born in Silver City and currently live in El Paso, I consider myself to be a native Las Crucen. I graduated from Las Cruces High School and have spent most of my adult life in the Mesilla Valley. The majority of my career was spent in public…
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