The Archives are open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
***Temporary closure: The Archives will be closed 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22***
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.
Dr. Christopher Ritzi’s Collection Management Lab working in the Archives
International and local researchers in the Archives