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James Kolbe Papers

Jim Kolbe Posing with Wilbur the Wildcat

This collection contains the political papers of Republican Congressman James Kolbe that document his 22 year career as a member of the United States House of Representatives in Arizona’s 5th congressional district (1985-2003) which was later renumbered to the 8th District (2003-2007). The collection includes campaign materials, legislative files including committee records and material on trade especially the North American Free Trade Agreement, voting records, speeches, office files, correspondence, press files, subject files and photographic and audio visual materials.