The Archives are open Monday-Friday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closed Thursday and Friday the 4th and 5th of July

The mission of the Archives of the Big Bend is to collect, preserve, arrange, and make available for research purposes the recorded history and culture of the unique and diverse Big Bend region of far West Texas.  The collection area includes the Trans-Pecos of Texas and corresponding border area of northern Mexico.  The holdings include manuscripts; records of businesses, organizations, and individuals; photographs; maps; oral histories; newspapers; books; and the University Archives.

Geography of Texas class working in Archives.

Dr. Christopher Ritzi’s Collection Management Lab working in the Archives.

International and local researchers in the Archives.