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NMSU Library Special Collections

This guide features the book collections held by the New Mexico State University Library Archives & Special Collections Department

Southwestern Children's Book Collection

The Southwestern Children's Book Collection is a research collection of tales, stories, poems and songs written for children. The collection is also a treasure of artwork with many of the books illustrated, by many well-known artists including Gerald Cassidy, Lorence Bjorklund, Beatien Yazz, Harrison Begay, Conrad Buff, Fred Kabotie, and Paul Goble. The collection began when more than 1,100 books were purchased from a New Mexico bookstore in 1992.

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