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NMSU Library has new head of Archives and Special Collections

Steve Hussman is the new department head for Archives and Special Collections at the New Mexico State University Library.


Hussman will also manage the Rio Grande Historical Collections, a repository for manuscripts and personal papers documenting the cultural heritage and history of New Mexico and the Southwest.

Before coming to NMSU, Hussman worked at Arizona State University, where he was the Associate Archivist of Records and Collections Management, administering the processing of six research collections. He has a bachelor's degree in history from Wilmington College, a master's degree in information resources and library science from the University of Arizona and a master's degree in public history from Wright State University. His research interests include digital libraries, digital imaging and online archives projects.

Other new faces at the library include Norice Lee, head of the Access Services department; Mardi Mahaffy, humanities librarian at the Reference and Research Services department; and Angela Murrell, sciences librarian in the Reference and Research Services department.

For more information, contact Library Administration at (505) 646-1508.