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Colorado -- Politics and government.

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Adam J. Schrager Papers

Identifier: WH2117
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Schrager's research for his book: The Principled Politician: the Ralph Carr Story (2008).

Dates: circa 1938-2008; Majority of material found within 1938-1942

Alice Borodkin Papers

Identifier: WH2510
Content Description

Collection is arranged chronologically and documents her work in the Colorado House of Representatives and as an author and advocate for women's rights. Materials related to her political career include information about human trafficking, women's health and rights, and Colorado's economic development. Her publishing and writing includes articles, columns, Women's Business Chronicle information and samples of her poetry.

Dates: 1981-2020

Alva A. Swain papers

Identifier: C MSS WH1761
Scope and Contents

Copies of Swain's political column, Under the Capitol Dome.

Dates: Check date


Identifier: WH36
Scope and Contents The collection primarily documents Ben Bezoff's career as a political figure and radio personality through his correspondence and memorabilia, with Bezoff's correspondence comprising the bulk of the collection. Also included are award certificates, newspaper clippings and photographs. The contents of four scrapbooks are preserved on microfilm. The scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, correspondence and memorabilia from Bezoff's early career as an actor and in radio broadcasting. One radio...
Dates: 1929-1979


Identifier: WH2044
Scope and Contents The bulk of Betty Neale's papers consist of clippings, proposed bills, and correspondence she received as a representative to the Colorado House of Representatives from 1974 to 1992. Some clippings trace her activities in high school, her marriage, and the birth of her children in Kansas. Election materials for her campaigns also form a part of the collection, along with certificates and awards she received from various organizations. SERIES 1 -...
Dates: 1940-2004

Denver Regional Council of Governments Records

Identifier: WH2000
Scope and Contents The collection includes DRCOG related materials: correspondence with Denver Housing Authority (ca.1973), evaluations of aviation management, regional functions layout, descriptions and explanations for the Metro County; Metro Forum materials: overview, remarks, vision statement, fact sheet, memorandums; Regional Planning Commission materials; papers on Regional Governance; North Meridian Metro District Service Plan; Planning Commission Report (1987); Town of Superior zoning ordinance and...
Dates: 1970-1991

Irving Wallace Stanton Letters

Identifier: M1629
Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters from his military, business, and political friends, including Hiram P. Bennet and David H. Moffat.

Dates: 1862-1880

Jesse F. McDonald Biography

Identifier: M1295
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a handwritten; signed letter and biographical information to accompany portrait in the Denver Public Library portrait collection.

Dates: 1915

John Parr Papers

Identifier: WH2033
Scope and Contents The collection contains numerous materials relating to Parr's involvement with the following: political campaigns of Colorado Governor Richard Lamm (1974, 1979) and Denver Mayor Federico Peña (1972, 1983-1984, 1986-1988, 1990); the Winter Olympics Boycott (1972, 1976); the National Civic League (1981-1983, 1989, 1990, 1992); INNOVATIONS (1985-1996); the Denver Board of Water Commission (1973); the Denver Regional Council of Governments records/DRCOG (1992); Colorado Common Cause (undated):...
Dates: 1972-1995


Identifier: WH943
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Judge McAuliffe was a very active and respected member of his profession. The collection includes newspaper articles covering his cases, election certificates, award plaques, correspondence, and speech texts. The collection documents McAuliffe’s career from 1930-1974. The collection also documents his personal life and the McAuliffe family’s progress. Papers include correspondence, and newspaper clippings. Judge McAuliffe’s personal documents span 1923-1985. ...
Dates: 1923-1985

Julius C. Gunter papers

Identifier: C MSS WH1409
Scope and Contents Collection contains copy of last will and testament for Julius C. Gunter (1940-1941), legal documents and letter to Huldah Wilson, a household employee, concern probate; hymnal; diaries of wife, Bettie Brown Gunter, include correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, pressed flowers, telegrams, and fabric miniatures of the United States and Colorado flags (1940-1941). Daily handwritten entries contain information about the social, religious, political, medical, economic, intellectual,...
Dates: 1917-1941


Identifier: WH2055
Scope and Contents Morgan Smith's papers are comprised almost exclusively of items related to his time in the Colorado state legislature and his subsequent jobs with the State of Colorado. Weekly commentaries written by Smith and his predecessor as the Commissioner of Agriculture, J. Evan Goulding are included. Election materials for each campaign are here, including photographs taken for use in his campaign literature. A controversy with the University of Colorado Law School over enrollment of minorities and...
Dates: circa 1973-1980

Polly Baca Papers

Identifier: WH1793
Scope and Contents

Personal and business correspondence; Colorado Senate and House working files; campaign literature; speech materials; press releases; working papers for presidential campaigns; Democratic National Committee materials; family papers; photographs; political posters; audiotapes; working files from civic groups.

Dates: 1941-2003


Identifier: WH61
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Ralph Lawrence Carr Papers contain correspondence, reports, campaign pamphlets, five scrapbooks, speech transcripts, manuscripts and legal documents. A portion of this material provides information on Carr’s work as an attorney. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings documenting his two terms as Governor of Colorado. The majority of Carr’s legal papers pertain to his work on the Trinchera Ranch case, which dealt with water rights. The papers also contain manuscripts he wrote on the...
Dates: 1887-1950

William A. Hamill Papers

Identifier: WH169
Scope and Contents

Collecion contains letters from Republican leaders in various Colo. counties to chairman Hamill of the Republican State Central Committee concerning the 1878 election. Microfilmed material (Mflm137) is of broader scope: mining investments, other business, political, and personal matters.

Dates: 1872-1886