POL. Colorado politics and politicians
Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:
A. F. Curtis operated a hardware store in Georgetown from the 1860s until 1882. He also served as a judge, was the president of the Mercantile National Bank, and was an active Republican and a member of the Clear Creek Bible Society. The collection contains the records of Curtis' banking and hardware businesses.
The Pattison A., Jr. Collection contains newsletters, articles and pamphlets warning about the dangers of Communism in American schools, the United Nations, and Civil Rights movements. Pattison, a Boulder resident, was president of the right wing Save America Constitutionally Club during the 1960’s.
Mort Stern interview of Barnett Nover, Washington Bureau Chief for the Denver Post. Discussion included Republican politics, the 1948 Republican Convention and the establishment of a Washington bureau for the Post. Also included is a typed summary of the interview.
This collection contains government information for Boulder County. It includes Statement of the Treasurer, and information on various school districts as well as Memorandums by the County Superintendent. This is a general and loosely put together collection probably coming from scattered material that was received in the 1970s.
The Boulder County Independent Political Parties Records consists of mailings, pamphlets, booklets, publications, and papers collected in Boulder County, Colorado, concerning the political views and proposals of United We Stand America and the Patriot Movement, Lyndon LaRouche, and other independent political groups, 1987 through 2002.
Charter for the Boulder Rail-Splitters, a Republican club.
The Byron L. Johnson Collection was donated, in part, by Byron L. Johnson in 1984. The remainder was relinquished by Steve Johnson, just prior to Byron’s death, in 1999. Additional portions exist in the Archives of the Colorado Historical Society and R.T.D.
Charles Tarbell was a Saguache County Rancher, Banker, and Congressman. The collection contains correspondence with Wil Tufford and others, relating to efforts to establish governmental pensions for the veterans of Downers Guards, the militia unit which helped quall the uprising of 1879. Topics covered in the collection include Indian agents, banking, Saguache county, and Wil Tufford.
Clay Malick came to the University of Colorado in 1936 as a Political Science professor specializing in constitutional law and political theory. During WWII he served as a consultant on the War Labor Board.
Newsletters and reports from various Colorado elected representatives. Included are reports from Gordon Allott, William Armstrong, Don Brotzman, Peter H. Dominick, Floyd K. Haskell, Dan Schaefer, David Skaggs and Tim Wirth.
Subject files, publications, correspondence, and activity files on Colorado Freeze Voter, a Boulder-based, mid-1980s anti-nuclear organization which sought to organize voters against Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Facility, and nuclear weapons production and deployment. Also included are files on the "Great Peace March" of 1986, Boulder Bilateral Nuclear Freeze Campaign, and the Encirclement of Rocky Flats.
The Colorado National Organization for Women contains correspondence, newsletters, memos, financial records, posters, minutes, memorabilia and information on local chapters. The National Organization for Women was established in 1966 with Betty Friedan as the first president of the organization. The Colorado National Organization for Women was founded in 1970. The collection spans from 1970-2005.
The Colorado State Federation of Labor was organized in 1896 to coordinate the efforts of the state's labor unions. Its industrial union emphasis prevented it from affiliating with the AFL until 1905. When the AFL combined with the CIO in 1955, the State Federation merged with the Colorado Industrial Union Council to form the Colorado Labor Council (# 1139).
The Colorado State Grange was organized in the 1870s as an educational and social organization for farmers.
Autobiographical letters by four of Colorado's territorial delegates to Congress: Hiram P. Bennet, Allen A. Bradford, George Chilcott and John Evans.
The CWPC formed on the national, state and local level to organize the political power of women. This collection contains papers from 1973-1983 for the Colorado State Caucus primarily but also includes some local and national caucus material. Boulder and Colorado Springs had the largest local caucuses. Additional reference material about women’s activities in Colorado between 1973 and 1983 is also included.
Conrad McBride was a long-term CU Boulder Political Science professor and an expert on the American presidency and natural resource management. The McBride Collection consists of textbooks, bound reports, and congressional records spanning the years 1930-1993.
Tapes of discussions at a meeting held in Denver by the Democratic Party Commission on Party Structure and Delegate Selection.