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Governor Jack M. Campbell Papers,

Identifier: 1959-242

Scope and Content

Collection consists of official and personal papers of Governor Campbell. The bulk of the collection consists of Campbell's official papers (1963-1966). Legislative papers include executive budgets, House and Senate bills, proclamations, correspondence with the U.S. congressional delegation from New Mexico, and various other documents. Federal papers consist of documents concerning federal agencies. Convention and conference materials pertain to various issues. Special issues involve the voting machine hearing, the Anapra port of entry, the Animas-La Plata Division Project, the Vietnamese conflict, and other issues. Political papers include correspondence and other documentation of political activities. Penal papers consist of pardons, extraditions, and correspondence. All other official papers concern various administrative agencies and private organizations. Private papers consist of biographical information, awards, clippings, and miscellaneous other personal and political documents.


  • 1936-1967 (bulk: 1963-1966)

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Limited duplication allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Note

Jack M. Campbell was born in Hutchinson, Kansas in 1916. He began a law practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico (1940). He served as speaker of the House (1961-1962), chairman of the Legislative Council (1962), and chairman of the 33 states Interstate Oil Compact Commission (1963-1964). Campbell served two consecutive two year terms as Governor of the State of New Mexico (1963-1966).


81 Linear Feet


Organized into eighteen series:
  1. I. Miscellaneous official papers
  2. II. Legislature
  3. III. Judiciary
  4. IV. Elected officials
  5. V. Agencies, boards, and commissions
  6. VI. Committees and commissions
  7. VII. Institutions
  8. VIII. National and regional commissions
  9. IX. Conferences
  10. X. Conventions
  11. XI. Federal agencies
  12. XII. Issues facing state governors
  13. XIII. Special issues
  14. XIV. Private organizations and institutions
  15. XV. Colleges and other educational institutions
  16. XVI. Pardons and penal papers
  17. XVII. Political papers
  18. XVIII. Private papers

Separated Material

Photographs received with the collection are housed and cataloged separately. Films and tapes received with the collection are housed in the Historical Film Collection.


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 Jack M. Campbell Papers, 1936-1967 (bulk: 1963-1966)
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  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico State Records Center and Archives//TEXT (US::Nm-Ar::1959-242::Governor Jack M. Campbell Papers)//EN" "nmar1959-242.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
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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