Special Collections Hours and Events



Appointments should be requested at least 48 hours (two working days) in advance to allow time for materials to be retrieved.  

For Oct 2022, research time is available 

Mon 9am-6pm / Tues 8:30-6pm / Weds & Fri 8-5pm / Thurs 8:30-4:30pm

If you would like to make an appointment contact Special Collections at:

(956) 326-2109

To best insure confirmation for a preferred time slot, please contact us as far in advance as possible. 

Visitors please note the following:

  • Visitors must have a confirmed appointment in order to use materials.

  • Visitor appointments are for a designated date and time.

  • Visitors are required to observe safe handling procedures of all collection materials.

  • Prior to visit, the researcher is subject to a ReSEARCH Interview in order to facilitate efficient use of on-site research time.

Please see the Special Collections Schedule for specific dates regarding closures and abbreviated hours.



Please note the following guidelines are in effect in the Archive

  • A maximum of two visitors are allowed per research team time slot.
  • No food or drinks are allowed in the reading room. 

The archives Reading Room will have abbreviated hours on the following days:

                                                         Oct 31  8am-3:30pm

If you have questions regarding Special Collections & Archives materials, policies or procedures, please contact the Special Collections Librarian at jhatcher@tamiu.edu

Thank you for your patronage!




  • Special Exhibit - TAMIU 2020 / Visions of the Past:  A look at the founding of our institution and the establishment of our current campus - Archive Reading Room, KL 203 / Feb 2020 - Dec 2022

Library Information

Sue & Radcliffe Killam Library
(956) 326-2112
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