Category Archives: University Archives

About Archives and Special Collections

  This six-minute video provides a brief introduction to some of the collections and resources in the NMSU Library’s Archives and Special Collections department, including our website, the Open Stacks blog, and the Rocky Mountain Online Archive.

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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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Dr. Sarah E. Stewart, Mexican-American Cancer Researcher

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month,¬†¬†Archives and Special Collections would like to highlight the life and¬†career¬†of¬†NMSU¬†alumna¬†Dr. Sarah Elizabeth Stewart,¬†a¬†Mexican-American¬†cancer researcher.¬†¬† George Stewart, an American mining engineer with interests in Jalisco, Mexico¬†met and married Maria Andrade while working in the region. On August 16, 1906, their daughter Sarah was born. With the¬†start of the Mexican Revolution…
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NMSU History in the University Archives

Hiram Hadley surely had little idea in 1889, when he took the job of leading New Mexico‚Äôs newly founded agricultural college near Las Cruces, what New Mexico State University ultimately would become, or the impact it would have on so many residents of New Mexico and beyond. For 130 years, the school has been one…
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