Research Access

Please fill out the following forms to request access to our collections (these forms are also available on the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology website.

Please note that we are not currently allowing any research on prehistoric human remains.

Research Request Form

Policy Agreement for Use of Collections

Policy Agreement for Photographing Collections

Donor Forms


Please fill out the following forms if you would like to donate your body to the Laboratory of Human Osteology.

Legal Donation Document

Donor Information Form

Casting Permissions Form

These forms can be downloaded (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) and mailed or delivered in person to the following address:

Laboratory of Human Osteology 
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
MSC01 1050
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001

We have resumed our Body Donation program. Please contact the lab if you have any questions.


Please check here for updates or call 505-277-3535 for more information.

COVID-19 Update