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C. P. Anderson

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1

Scope and Content

From the Collection: Collection consists of photographs related to Sen. Anderson's political career as well as 19th century New Mexican scenes and portraits, many of them politicians. Twentieth century political leaders such as U.S. Presidents Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, and Johnson are included, as are Churchill, Stalin, and Edward VIII. Many New Mexican politicians such as Senators Dennis Chavez and Joseph Montoya, Govs. Bruce King and John Miles, Manuel Lujan and many others also appear. There is an oversize color photograph of the U.S. Senate (1963). Events include: the Tehran Conference during WWII, J. F. K.'s presidential campaign, and the dedication of the Meson Physics Facility at Los Alamos, NM. There are photos related to Sen. Anderson's activities in the fields of atomic energy, conservation, and the space program (NASA). An album of color photos documents the visit of Pres. Diaz Ordaz to Washington and the trip of Sen. Anderson and Pres. Johnson to the U. S. Mexican border in 1967. Among the collection's early photos are bath houses at Ojo Caliente, mining in Socorro, the bridge at Santo Domingo, and a coyote dance

Box 9 contains duplicate prints that are not available to the public but will be used in future exhibits.


  • Majority of material found within 1946-1975

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 493 items (11 boxes and 1 large folder ) : 484 prints, 4 slides, 3 negatives, 2 albums

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131