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Congressional and Political Archives

Special Collections is the repository for a number of congressional and political affairs collections of regional and national significance. These rich collections document Arizona politics from its territorial days up until the present and the historical relationship between the federal government and the people of Arizona.  This permanent exhibit highlights materials from the political collections of Ralph Cameron, Marcus A. Smith, Henry F. Ashurst, Lewis W. Douglas, John R Murdock, Stewart Udall, Morris Udall, Dennis DeConcini, James Kolbe and Gabrielle Giffords.