New Mexico -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains eight letters written to Hudspeth between 1902 and 1913. The letters are generally political in nature, mainly centered on the Democratic Central Committee and the presidential campaign of Woodrow Wilson. Letters are from George A. Chamberlain, Arthur Seligman, J.S. Lea and others.
Scope and Content Boxes 1-3 of this collection contain correspondence. The material is arranged chronologically. There are letters relative to the organization of the committee in New Mexico as well as the national committee, political patronage issues with specific instances, letters of thanks to donors, requests from New Mexico precinct leaders and committee chairman for voters and tax payers lists, letters reporting on voting irregularities, and other issues. Correspondence with New Mexico representatives in...
Dates: 1916-1955 (bulk 1916-1936)
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and research materials used by Donald L. Parman for his book The Navajos and the New Deal. The collection offers a grounded perspective about Navajo life during the New Deal era along with in-depth discussions about how tribal council leaders and the United States federal government worked within respectful yet contentious relationships in terms of reservation life, education and health issues, and land rights.
Dates: 1883-1994; Majority of material found within 1933-1944
Abstract The Dorothy Cline Papers contain personal and professional materials related to the life and research of Dorothy Cline. Cline was a professor of Political Science at the University of New Mexico and was actively involved in state and national politics. This collection is important for the study of women within electoral politics and the role of citizens within the public sphere.
Dates: 1915-1990 (bulk 1941-1987)
Identifier: MSS -200-SC
Scope and Content The collection is comprised of one folder consisting largely of correspondence and clippings pertaining to James Lee Lawson's political career, 1912-1928. Correspondence with A.H. Hudspeth and Authur Seligman concern his service on the Democratic State Central Committee. Other letters relating to various political matters include one from Woodrow Wilson concerning his loss of a nomination, and letters from New Mexico Governor A.T. Hannett and Governor Baca. The collection also includes a letter...
Abstract The Joseph M. Montoya Papers document Montoya's career in politics, primarily in the U. S. House of Representatives and U. S. Senate. The collection contains administrative files, correspondence, legislation, reports, speeches, press releases, campaign materials, and news clippings.
Dates: 1913-1977; Majority of material found within 1957-1976
Abstract The Joseph M. Montoya Pictorial Collection preserves a set of filmed activities of Senator Montoya's political career.
Dates: 1960s - 1970s
Abstract Ken Kamerman was the State Senator from the 20th District of New Mexico from 1987 to 1992. A local business administrator heavily involved in civic affairs and Republic Party politics, Senator Kamerman was a principled legislator who advocated against excessive taxation. The collection consists of legislation, memoranda, correspondence, press clippings, and business papers derived from Kamerman’s legislative and professional life.
Dates: 1956-1997; Majority of material found within 1989-1992
Abstract The League of Women Voters of New Mexico Records, 1920-2004 contain administrative documents such as minutes, correspondence, budgets, league histories and convention information. The collection also includes scrapbooks (1947-1987), programs and studies, as well as information on the local leagues.
Abstract The administrative records of the United Nations Association of the United States of America, Albuquerque Chapter, comprise the core of Margaret Prince's Papers. The collection also documents Prince's involvement of the League of Women Voters and the League of Women Voters' involvement with water issues. The collection also contains material relating to New Mexico Democratic Party politics, anti-Vietnam War activities, and New Mexico soil and water conservation districts.
Dates: 1961-2005; Majority of material found within 1966-1994
Scope and Content The collection is divided into eight series: I. Correspondence, 1890-1938; II. Governors papers, 1897-1905; III. Writings, 1897-1936; IV. Clippings/Scrapbooks; V. Business and political papers. VI. Memorabilia. VII. Miscellaneous. VIII. Oversize. The correspondence series contains business, political, and personal letters including correspondence with Bronson Cutting and with Otero's son, Miguel A. Otero III. Some of the correspondence is in Spanish. The governor's papers include files on bills...
Dates: 1819-1938 (bulk 1890-1938)
Identifier: AC 510-p
Abstract Steve Schiff was the US Representative from the First Congressional District of New Mexico from 1989-1998. A member of the Republican Party, he worked to toughen criminal penalties, supported the interests of capital, and advocated for public investment in New Mexico's national laboratories and military installations. The collection consists of legislation, memoranda, correspondence, press clippings, and audio and video derived from the work of Schiff's congressional office.
Dates: 1977-1998; Majority of material found within 1989-1998
Abstract The collection relates to Theodore R. Montoya’s role in his brother, Joseph Montoya’s New Mexico campaign for United States Senate as well as his own tenure with the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) and its Task Force on Indian Affairs.
Abstract Collection contains photographs, contact sheets, and slides relating to Governor Toney Anaya's political career, from his campaign for Attorney General in 1974 to the end of his gubernatorial term in 1986.