The C. L. Sonnichsen Special Collections Department is located on the sixth floor. The book collections include the Chicano Collection, the Judaica Collection, the S. L. A. Marshall Military History Collection, the Southwest and Border Studies Collection, as well as collections of art and rare books. In addition to printed sources, the department has manuscript and archival collections available. There is also an oral history collection documenting the region.
The Friends of the University Library have established the "Friends of the University Library Special Collections Endowment Fund" to support the department's programs and operations.
For more information please call (915) 747-5697.