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Library & Archives

Our library houses research material from leading authors and scholars about Ute history and culture. Collections include works by author Jan Petit and scholar James Goss, Ph.D., to name just two.

For those of you who may have scholarly works and research about the Southern Ute or other Native American tribes, please visit to explore the possibility of submitting your material into the library and/or archives.

Oral Records

For many years the museum has collected stories from the Ute oral tradition.

Our Mac lab offers access for both students and researchers.

Visual Records

We have many photographs from Ute tribal sources. This collection also features videos and related material. All of our collections are open to donations of relevant material.

The extensive and growing image archive contains hundreds of images of the amazing faces of Southern Ute Tribal members from the earliest days of photography to the present day.