The New Mexico State Archives holds a variety of materials relating to the 1980 Riot. Note that access to some materials may be restricted. Important collections include:
Governor Bruce King papers, 2nd term, collection 1982-023.
New Mexico Attorney General photograph collection, collection 1971-015, series 3 (Photo 0003).
New Mexico Public Defender Department records, 1980 Penitentiary Riot, Collection 1985-089.
New Mexico State Library (n.d.). Penitentiary riot (vertical file). Southwest Collection. Santa Fe, NM: New Mexico State Library. Mainly copies of newspaper articles, journal and magazine articles.
University of New Mexico.(n.d.) New Mexico State Penitentiary riot. Center for Southwest Research. Albuquerque, N.M.: University of New Mexico. Photocopies of material in the vertical files of the Center for Southwest Research at the University of New Mexico. Chiefly newspaper clippings from the Albuquerque journal and the Albuquerque tribune, 1980-1981, the articles are about the prison riot of Feb. 2, 1980, its outcome and aftermath. See WorldCat OCLC # 32499303.