Stewart Lee Udall served enthusiastically as Arizona's Congressman for District 2 from 1954-1961 and as Secretary of the Interior from 1961-1969 in the administrations of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Since his retirement from public service in 1969, Stewart Udall has mainly devoted his time to writing books and articles dealing with environmental issues, and practicing law. During the same period, he represented Native American uranium miners in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah in their lawsuits against the United States Government.
The purpose of this exhibit is to present the papers and photographs of the Stewart Lee Udall Collection (Manuscript collection, AZ 372) held by the University of Arizona Library, Special Collections. The material in this exhibit will provide the user with an introduction to this collection, including selected photographic images documenting Stewart Udall's public career and private interests.