CHAVEZ, Dennis, 1888-1962



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Beaupre, Richard H. “The 1934 Senatorial Election in New Mexico." M.A. thesis, University of New Mexico, 1969.

Crouch, Barry A. “Dennis Chavez and Roosevelt’s ‘Court-Packing’ Plan.” New Mexico Historical Review 42 (October 1967): 261-80.

Diaz, Rosemary T. “El Senador, Dennis Chavez: New Mexico Native Son, American Senior Statesman, 1888-1962." Ph.D. dissertation, Arizona State University, 2006.

Lahart, Edward. “The Career of Dennis Chavez as a Member of Congress, 1930-1934." M.A. thesis, University of New Mexico, 1958.

Lowitt, Richard. “Two-Star General, Three-Time Loser: Patrick Hurley Seeks a Senate Seat in New Mexico.” In Politics in the Postwar American West, edited by Richard Lowitt, pp. 162-73. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.

Lujan, Joe Roy. “Dennis Chavez and the Roosevelt Era, 1933-1945.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of New Mexico, 1987.

___. “Dennis Chavez and the National Agenda: 1933-1946." New Mexico Historical Review 74 (January 1999): 55-74.

Pickens, William H. “Bronson Cutting vs. Dennis Chavez: Battle of the Patrones in New Mexico, 1934.” New Mexico Historical Review 46 (January 1971): 5-36.

___. “Cutting vs. Chavez: A Reply to Wolf’s Comments.” New Mexico Historical Review 47 (October 1972): 337-59.

Seligmann, G. L., Jr. “The Purge That Failed: The 1934 Senatorial Election in New Mexico: Yet Another View.” New Mexico Historical Review 47 (October 1972): 361-81.

U.S. Congress. Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States: Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Dennis Chavez, Late a Senator from New Mexico. 87th Cong., 2d sess., 1962. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1963.

Vigil, Maurilio, and Roy Lujan. “Parallels in the Career of Two Hispanic U.S. Senators.” Journal of Ethnic Studies 13 (Winter 1986): 1-20.

Wolf, T. Phillip. “Cutting vs. Chavez Re-Examined: A Commentary on Pickens’ Analysis.” New Mexico Historical Review 47 (October 1972): 317-36.

“Dennis Chavez” in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.