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Dennis Chávez Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 394 BC
Scope and Content The Dennis Chávez Papers are comprised of material from Chávez' career as a politician. This includes his tenure in the New Mexico State Legislature, as well as in the United States Congress, where he was involved in such areas as Indian affairs, labor, the Post Office, the Defense Department, Latin American issues, and New Deal programs. The collection contains personal and congressional papers and correspondence (including materials relating to Senator Joseph McCarthy), photographs, news...
Dates: 1921-1963; Majority of material found in 1930-1962

Fabian Chavez oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: HHC 114
Scope and Contents This interview with former State Senator Fabian Chavez (1924-2008) focuses on his critical role in the establishment of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. State Senator Chavez (Democrat) was Senate Majority Leader in 1961, when the New Mexico Legislature first committed state money toward establishment of a medical school, and he was still in that position four years later, when the decision to expand to a four-year school was taken. This interview discusses the politics involved...
Dates: 1987 March 30

Toney Anaya Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-575-BC
Scope and Content The majority of the Toney Anaya papers contain documents accumulated during his tenures as New Mexico Attorney General (Jan. 1975-Dec. 1978), Governor of New Mexico (Jan. 1983-Dec. 1986), and his involvement in national minority issues and NAFTA legislation. The collection is divided into five series: Attorney General Papers, 1974-1978; Gubernatorial Papers, 1982-1987; Social and Political Activities, 1987-1995; Memorabilia; and Audio and Video Recordings, 1977-1985. Series I, the...
Dates: 1965-2005