The Wheelwright Museum’s collection holding number around  11,000 items including jewelry, metalwork, carving, basketry, folk art, and textiles of the Navajo, Rio Grande Pueblo, and other Native peoples of New Mexico.
The Wheelwright Museum archival holding number around 510 feet, including the papers of scholars and artists, including John Adair, Kate Peck Kent, Laura Adams Armer, Caroline B. Olin, Byron Harvey, Washington Mathews, Mary Cabot Wheelwright, Frances Newcomb, and many others.

Access to collections and archives is by appointment only. Requests should be sent 4 weeks in advance, to or 505-982-4636 ext. 113.

Researchers may contact the curatorial department at or 505-982-4636 ext. 113.