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LGBTQIA+ @ NMSU Library Special Collections

Special Collections in Branson Library houses over 55,000 rare, valuable, and irreplaceable books on the history and culture of New Mexico and the Southwestern Borderlands.¬† Included in the collection are titles by, for, and about the LGBTQIA+ community.¬† Two young queer poets with New Mexico roots have recently made big impressions with their debut publications.¬†…
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Albert N. Johnson, Public Servant

As the NMSU campus celebrates Black History Month, the Open Stacks¬†is¬†highlighting¬†the achievements of¬†black¬†students, faculty, and staff, as well as¬†community members who have made important¬†contributions¬†throughout New Mexico and the Borderlands. One noteworthy New Mexican is former Las Cruces Mayor Albert Norris Johnson. Johnson was 49 years old when he passed away, with little warning, from Leukemia….
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2020 Border Archives Bazaar

Join in discussions with your archival questions, take virtual tours of local repositories, and hear presentations about archives, history, and culture with a focus on the New Mexico, Texas, Chihuahua borderlands region. Date: Thursday, October 29th Time: Noon – 4:00 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Time) Register: Follow: Schedule Noon-12:15 ‚Äď Welcome and introduction, Border…
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Historic Cookery

  As October is Hispanic Heritage Month and American Archives Month, the staff of Archives & Special Collections (ASC) decided to select a recipe from Historic Cookery, a groundbreaking New Mexico cookbook held by ASC, and prepare some of its traditional dishes.¬† In 1931, Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert published the cookbook, Historic Cookery, as…
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2020 American Archives Month

October is American Archives Month, a time to raise public awareness about the importance of historic documents and records, and honor the work of archivists across the country.¬† As one of our colleagues succinctly stated, ‚ÄúArchivists bring the past to the present. They‚Äôre records collectors and protectors, keepers of memory. They organize unique, historical materials,…
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