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Bruce Trigg Papers

Identifier: MSS-662-BC

Scope and Content

The collection consists of various types of written materials, including newspapers, periodicals, articles, news clippings, pamphlets, flyers and personal correspondence collected by Bruce Trigg. The collection reflects Trigg's involvement in issues and organizations including the New Mexico Green Party, Planned Parenthood of the Rio Grande, and WIPP.

Green Party materials include information on New Mexico candidates in the 1996 election, some information on the National party, and personal notes and letters written by Trigg while actively involved in grassroot efforts.

Public health issues related to WIPP and the enviornment are also part of the collection. This includes materials relating to the Department of Energy. Trigg's personal correspondence with elected officials and paperwork relating to his organizational involvements are included..

Other significant issues represented in the collection include the public response to building a Walgreens Drug Store on the corner of Carlisle and Lomas in Albuquerque, and on third parties (political) in the United States. There is an additional component of information regarding Central American solidarity and the war in Central America during the 1980's.


  • 1980-2000


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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.


3 boxes (2.5 cu. ft.)


This collection is made up of various written materials collected by Dr. Bruce Trigg, M.D., while a resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The subject areas include, but are not limited to: WIPP, environmental issues, local and national Green Party political activities and candidates, and Central America.

Related Material

Frank I. Sanchez Papers Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico (WIPP materials)

Green Party of New Mexico Records Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico Citizens for Alternatives to Radioactive Dumping Records Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico

Separated Material

Scattered issues of Daily Lobo - November 5, 1998, Crosswinds - May and June 1997 and Enchanted Times, Fall 1989 - Spring 2000, have been added to catalogued titles in the Center for Southwest Research general collection.


(WIPP materials)


Finding Aid of the Bruce Trigg Papers, 1980-2000
For Approval
Processed by R. Hernandez
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Finding aid is in English

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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