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Denver (Colo.) -- Politics and government.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Ben Bezoff oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH44
Scope and Contents

Interviewed by David Myers, Feb. 6, 1979. Discusses Denver, CO politics during mayor Bill McNichols' administration.

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: WH383
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Benjamin Stapleton Papers contain material on his work as a postmaster and as the Mayor of Denver. The majority of the papers were created during his five terms as Mayor. Stapleton's mayoral papers comprise reports, telegrams, newspapers clippings, campaign pamphlets and handouts, and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings. The newspaper articles in the scrapbooks document Stapleton's terms as mayor and his improvements to the city with an emphasis on the water project....
Dates: 1898-1964

City and County of Denver, City Council Records

Identifier: WH944
Scope and Contents Collection contains City Council papers including: legislation, correspondence, photographs and negatives of Denver Mayors (1859-1947, n.d.), committee reports, budget information and 18 oversize ledgers (1912-1973) with newspaper clippings of ordinances passed in any given year. Redistricting materials include maps, resolutions, articles, memos, minutes, meeting summaries, notes, letters, timetables, population projections (1991-1992, 2001-2002). Various project records: reports, plans,...
Dates: 1859-2011


Identifier: WH69
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Ranging from 1912 to 1947, the papers include lists of members, correspondence and the actual pamphlets distributed to voters. Most of the correspondence relates to membership and requests for donations. SERIES 1 ORGANIZATIONAL RECORDS 1930-1938 BOX 1 (FF1-FF6) By-laws, articles of incorporations, forms and a procedure manual comprise this series. SERIES 2 FINANCIAL AND MEMBERSHIP RECORDS 1912-1944...
Dates: 1912-1947

Dale Tooley Papers

Identifier: WH946
Scope and Contents

Collection contains press releases, speeches, financial papers, campaign material from Tooley's mayoral campaigns; papers from community service organizations to which Tooley belonged; newspaper clippings pertain to campaigns and Denver (Colo.) politics; some personal papers.

Dates: 1957-1985

Edward F. Burke Papers

Identifier: WH933
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Burke's office files including Denver city government reports and documents.

Dates: 1974-1983

John B. McGauran Scrapbooks

Identifier: WH445
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 16 scrapbooks with clippings, some correspondence, invitations, political pamphlets, sample ballots. Scrapbooks sometimes topically arranged and cover a variety of subjects: history, politics, Henry George and the single tax, Irish relations, local elections, anecdotes and verse for use in speeches.

Dates: 1865-1944

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: WH1327
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans the years 1923 to 2003. The papers document Newton's professional life including the two terms he served as Mayor of Denver, his tenure as President of the University of Colorado and his legal career. Materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, press releases, script texts, publications, reports, scrapbooks and campaign speeches. Some mayoral papers from Newton's predecessors comprise a portion of the mayoral documents as research Newton conducted for issues...
Dates: 1911-2003


Identifier: WH434
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Robert W. Speer Collection contains correspondence, reports, proposals and budgets while Speer served as Mayor of Denver. Also included are essays written by students for the Robert W. Speer Club competitions. The bulk of material spans the years 1895-1940 with a few family papers from 1852. Papers from his term as Mayor document Speer's appointments, the Civic Center Bond issue, purchasing the City Auditorium organ, bills and resolutions disapproved by the Mayor, legal issues concerning...
Dates: 1895-1940


Identifier: WH1795
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The bulk of the papers in this collection consist of reports, newspaper clippings and correspondence that Hackworth collected during his time in elected office. Awards that Hackworth received during the course of his political career comprise a portion of the collection. The awards vary from certificates to large plaques. Other papers include scrapbooks and plans for the Raccoon Creek Development in Hackworth's City Council District. SERIES 1...
Dates: 1932-2009


Identifier: ARL7
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The processed collection spans 1965 to 2008. The first four series document Wellington Webb from his early professional career to his years as the Mayor of the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Each series has been organized into the following sub-series when applicable: administrative/office, awards, budget, city planning and business development, city departments and agencies, conferences, correspondence, Denver International Airport (DIA)/Stapleton International Airport,...
Dates: 1959-2012