CSWS Pendleton Blankets Available! CSWS Pendleton Blankets Available!

CSWS Pendleton Blankets Available!

The Center of Southwest Studies has entered into a license agreement with Pendleton Woolen Mills to feature two textiles from The Durango Collection® as part of their Preservation Series.

Exploring Our Dynamic Heritage

Let us be your Gateway to the Southwest!

Museum Reopening Postponed

The Center's archival holdings of documents, maps, photographs, and oral histories of the Four Corners and Colorado's Western Slope is one of the most comprehensive collections in the country.
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Delaney Southwest Special Collections houses rare books and a circulating book and periodical collection on the history, anthropology, archaeology, art, and cultures of the Southwest.
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The Museum is home to Navajo, Pueblo, and Hispanic textiles, along with baskets, pottery, sculpture, paintings, and historic artifacts representative of the Southwest's dynamic heritage.
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College Records
College Records, part of the Center's Archives, manages all institutional records for Fort Lewis College. This collection is a rich repository of Fort Lewis' history from its start in 1878 to the present.
FLC Records
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Hours of Operation: Visits & research by appointment beginning August 3, 2020.

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Purchase parking passes at kiosks located at Fort Lewis College information signs near entrances to campus.


Center of Southwest Studies
Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

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Phone Numbers

Main Office: 970-247-7456
Library Reference Desk: 970-382-6982
Special Collections Library: 970-247-7135
Archives: 970-247-7126
College Records: 970-382-6951
Museum: 970-247-7456