Border Heritage Center @ Main Library
Located in the Main Library of the El Paso Public Library (downtown)
DIGITAL COLLECTIONS include Otis A. Aultman collection of photos, historical documents, school yearbooks, and online headlines/obituary index. Most hyperlinks do not work but collections are available at the public library.
VERTICAL FILE (collections of newspaper articles, brochures, photos etc.) on people, businesses, topics
NEWSPAPER CARD INDEX (indexes articles in El Paso's major newspapers before the 1990s: El Paso Herald Post and El Paso Times). The newspaper articles will be on microfilm, separate drawers for each newspaper and you'll have to find the reel for your date, thread it through the machine and print out the articles.
For more information please call 915-543-5440.
Other Special Libraries in El Paso
UTEP LIBRARY: On the 6th floor of the UTEP Library, this department has a wealth of local history: papers, photographs, manuscripts, maps, etc. Detailed descriptions of the special collections that have been processed are online searchable.
El Paso Historical Society Archives contain DIFFERENT sources from Password! (Be flexible in how you search).
Texas Reference Center and Local Websites
News coverage includes El Paso Times back to 1999. EPCC online database.
This EPCC online database indexes the Texas Monthly, Texas Observer and the publications of the Texas Folklore Society among other periodicals pertaining to all things Texas.
The Mission Library owns the print version of this resource in the Reference collection, call # REF F 384.N8 1996
Information about the Mission Trail and it's basic history.
Ysleta del Sur Pueblo homepage includes, history, events, and news.
The Mission Library subscribes to the print version of this publication.
This libguide, compiled by Rachel Murphee, is a collection of past editions of a publication called Borderlands. This periodical is comprised of articles about the history and culture of our local area. The contributors to Borderlands are primarily EPCC students.