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The Urrutia de Vergara Family Papers

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A unique collection of Spanish colonial manuscripts from the Texcoco region of Mexico is now available for research in Special Collections!

See Family Papers

The Arkham House Collection of Jack W. Sword

The Arkham House Collection of Jack W. Sword

Special Collections was gifted recently a terrific collection of works from the publishing house of Arkham.


Torah scroll fragment

The Library recently received a very special collection of Jewish artifacts comprising over 100 items, most of them Torah scroll fragments ranging from 1200 AD to the present. 

Zines: A People's History of Sexuality


In New Orleans, a part-time bicycle courier by day and drag queen by night struggles to defend his femininity to the middle-school boys he mentors at a progressive charter school.

To and from the Aztecs in Service

Letter from Lionel Chase, 1942

Over four thousand letters from Aztecs during World War II are now available online at the Library’s Digital Collections website.

Annie's Letters

The Ann Elizabeth Moore Papers

Aztecs on D-Day

June 6 marks the seventy-first anniversary of D-Day, the Allied landings on the Normandy coast that marked the turning point of World War II in Europe.

Celebrating Cesar Chavez Day

On March 31st, we recognize Cesar Chavez Day at San Diego State University!  Why is this important?? 

Women's History Month 2015

SDSU honors and celebrates women all year long, but March is an extra special month for reflecting on the past so that we never stop moving forward.


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Special Collections & University Archives Contact

Location: SDSU Library & Information Access, Love Library Room 150
Phone: 619.594.6791

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