Library & Archives

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center’s Library & Archives is the only special collections research library devoted to preserving the history and culture of Pueblo people. View our Online Catalog.

Library is open Tuesday–Friday 9am to 4pm.
Archives and special research requests by appointment. Please call 505-314-8207 to schedule.
You can also discover our new library blog, Indigenous Connections and Collections.

Preserving Culture & History

The library preserves and documents the culture and history of the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico, as well as Ysleta del Sur Pueblo in El Paso, Texas. The library’s work serves to build Pueblo identity while securing a place for Pueblo people in the national historical narrative. The IPCC Library & Archives is a non-circulating, targeted collection for those who wish to know more about the lives, histories, traditions, and culture of Pueblo people.


Our research library and special collections contain manuscripts, personal papers, official reports, photographs, and audio/visual materials related to the historical and contemporary life of Pueblo people and communities. The library holds more than 5,000 titles and 190,000 newspaper and vertical file clippings.

  • Books, monographs, and reports, including 5,000 titles and a children’s and youth collection
  • Theses and dissertations, including 80 authored by Pueblo scholars
  • Magazines and journals
  • Newspapers and vertical files related to Pueblo and Native American history
  • Biographical file on Pueblo and Native American individuals with a focus on Pueblo artists and artisans
  • Photo archive of 5,000 photographs and 1,500 slides
  • Postcards depicting Pueblo history and culture, many from pre–World War II
  • Microfilm and microfiche
  • Federal and Pueblo government documents
  • Audio and visual materials

Library Hours & Staff

Library open Tuesday–Friday 9am to 4pm.
Archives and special research requests by appointment, call (505) 314-8207 to schedule.
See this page for details before visiting

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Jonna Paden (Acoma Pueblo), Librarian & Archivist
Patricia Maez, Library Technician
Valerie Fernando (Laguna Pueblo), Library Technician


Want to start your Pueblo research? Check out the following resources:

For more information about the Library & Archive collections, email [email protected] or call (505) 314-8207.