The C.L. Sonnichsen Special Collections Department is located on the sixth floor of the UTEP Library.
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Special Collections contains a Judaica book collection.
Some archival collections relevant to this course include:
Cleofas Calleros (1896- 1973) was the Mexican Border Representative of the National Catholic Welfare Conference’s Bureau of Immigration in El Paso. From 1926 until his retirement in 1968, he handled over a million immigration cases in his role as welfare director and social worker, including assisting religious groups who were persecuted and expelled by the Mexican government in the 1930s.
Bruce Berman photographs of Holocaust survivors, PH073
Oral History collection [includes oral histories with local survivors]