Welcome to the UTEP's guide to finding resources for El Paso history research. The resources you will find on this guide are a mix of free and available all around El Paso and restricted sources at the UTEP Library. If you need help finding anything, contact us here and we'll help you out.
When considering doing a search for El Paso history, there are a few things to consider.
A simple search of "El Paso" could bring up items from Colorado, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Arkansas. Make sure you include Texas in your search to narrow down your results.
What word other than "history" could be used to find historical information about El Paso, Texas? Try to think of synonyms.
What about "El Paso"? How else has El Paso been described as?
El Paso Texas OR border region OR Paso del Norte OR U.S.-Mexico Border Region, etc. The list goes on.
There are so many ways to find information on the El Paso region.
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