The Special Collections Department has a number of collections that contain primary resources for sociology, anthropology, or women's and gender studies.
Operation Hold the Line, International Bridge, 1994. El Paso Times photographs, PH032
Listed below are several examples.
Eve Ball papers,MS117.
Mario T. Garcia papers, MS290.
Rex Gerald papers, MS353.
Julius Rivera papers, MS162
Elwyn Stoddard papers, MS591.
Southern Pacific Company (Rio Grande Division) records, MS077. (link to guide at https://scholarworks.utep.edu/finding_aid/1/)
Chisos Mining Company records, MS044.
El Paso Herald-Post records, MS348.
Gertrude Fitzgerald photographs, PH025.
Leona Washington photograph collection, PH033.
Manuel Carrillo papers, MS288.
El Paso Times negatives, PH032.
Casasola Studio photos, PH041.
El Paso city directories, 1889- (early directories available at Portal to Texas History
El Paso phone books, 1921-
Over 1400 oral history interviews; many are online at https://scholarworks.utep.edu/oral_history/