Law Library Archives

The Law Library Archives provides access to an archival set of New Mexico legal materials and a rare book collection.  It also houses the historical archival and manuscript collections of the UNM School of Law, including an archival set of faculty publications.  In addition it houses a number of collections of historical legal or political documents, most notably those of Gov. and Mrs. Bruce King.   Other historically significant collections include documents pertaining to Prof. Al Utton and the Utton Transboundary Resources Center, and New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Pamela Minzner.

Access Policy

Archives materials will be available for research under supervision and in a secured area only, Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 4:00 pm.  Researchers must make an appointment to use these materials. Requests for use should be made by contacting Ernesto Longa (see Contact information below), or the Law Library reference desk (; (505) 277-0935).

Photocopies (25 cents per copy) will be made by request only, and no material will be allowed to circulate except by approval of the archivist.


For additional information and to make an appointment, please contact:
Ernesto Longa
1117 Stanford Dr. NE
MSC11 6080
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
(505) 277-6796