DEMPSEY, John Joseph, 1879-1958


Guide to Research Collections

Museum of New Mexico Library
Fray Angelico Chavez History Library
Santa Fe, NM
Papers: 1940-1948, 14 volumes.
The collection consists of 14 scrapbooks and a folder of clippings that chronicle John J. Dempsey’s political career and personal life, 1940-1948. Included are scrapbooks of clippings on: Dempsey’s activities as Governor of New Mexico, 1943-1946; New Mexico politics, 1943- 1948; Dempsey’s 3 failed senatorial campaigns, 1940, 1946, 1948; and Dempsey’s personal life, 1943-1946. Clippings are primarily from New Mexico newspapers.


State Records Center and Archives
Santa Fe, NM
Papers: In the Governor John E. Miles Papers, 1939-1942, 18.5 linear feet.
Other authors include John J. Dempsey.

Papers: In the Governor John F. Simms Papers, 1954-1956, 6 linear feet.
Other authors include John J. Dempsey.