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Governor Clyde K. Tingley Papers,

Identifier: 1959-104

Scope and Content

Collection consists of official papers of Governor Tingley. Includes correspondence with and reports from various state agencies concerning a broad range of issues such as labor and natural resource conservation, as well as materials relating to New Mexico land grants, extension of the Navajo Reservation, and the celebration of the 400th anniversary of Coronado's arrival in New Mexico. Also within the collection are many special reports from various New Deal programs in New Mexico, and correspondence with New Mexico's congressional delegation, including Senators Dennis Chavez, Bronson Cutting, and Carl Hatch, and Representative John Dempsey.


  • 1935-1938

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Biographical Note:

Clyde K. Tingley was born on a farm near London, Ohio, on January 5, 1882. He moved to New Mexico in 1910, and served in several positions and offices including: alderman and member of the Albuquerque City Commission; district maintenance superintendent, New Mexico State Highway Department, Albuquerque district (1925-1926); chairman of the Albuquerque City Commission for 12 years; and delegate to Democratic National Conventions (1928, 1932, and 1936). Tingley was elected Governor of New Mexico in 1934, and re-elected in 1936. After serving as Governor he was again chairman of the Albuquerque City Commission (1940-1953). Tingley was married to Carrie Wooster and died in Albuquerque on December 24, 1960.


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Collection is organized into nine series:
  1. I. Correspondence
  2. II. Appointments, resignations, proclamations
  3. III. Speeches
  4. IV. Legislative papers
  5. V. Petitions
  6. VI. Reports to the Governor
  7. VII. Special reports
  8. VIII. Conferences and expositions
  9. IX. Pardons And Penal Papers


Contact Information

  1. New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
  2. Archives and Historical Services Division
  3. 1205 Camino Carlos Rey
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
  5. Phone: 505-476-7908
  6. Fax: 505-476-7909
  7. Email:
  8. URL:
Inventory of the Governor Clyde K. Tingley Papers, 1935-1938
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Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7948