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Conservative Party Inc. Collection

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Conservative Party, Inc.
Title: Conservative Party Inc. Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1962
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft. (SC)
Abstract: Materials from the 1962 campaign including typescript speech by Kieran O'Doherty and David Jaquith. Candidates included David H. Jaquith (Governor), E. Vernon Carbonara (Lieutenant Governor), Kieran O'Doherty (U.S. Senator), Thomas D. Osle (Comptroller), and Frederick S. Denmin (Attorney General).
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Conservative Party Inc. (1962- ), or the Conservative Party of New York, is an American political party in New York State. The party was formed in 1962 in an attempt to counter the perceived liberalism of the Republican Party. The party continues to play a role in New York State politics today.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Conservative Party Inc. Collection contains a variety of materials related to the Conservative Party's 1962 campaign. Included in the collection are an Interview with David H. Jaquith, a Press release announcing Jaquith's nomination, campaign literature, and copies of Speeches given by Jaquith and Kieran O'Doherty, as well as a series of Correspondence. All material dates back to 1962.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is divided into 5 series: Correspondence, Interviews, Press releases, Printed material, and Speeches. Within each series, the material is arranged chronologically.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Jaquith, David H.
O'Doherty, Kieran.

Corporate Bodies

Conservative Party, Inc.

Subjects

New York State -- Political activity.
Political activity -- New York State.

Genres and Forms

Correspondence.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Conservative Party Inc. Collection
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LDC
Date: 14 Oct 2008
Revision history:

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Inventory

Correspondence
SC 234, Folder 1 17 Jul 1962 - carbon copy of letter from Keith R. Snelson to Governor Rockefeller (2 pages)
SC 234, Folder 1 18 Jul 1962 - typescript letter from Frank J. Keneston to Editor, Post Standard, Malone, N.Y. (2 pages)
SC 234, Folder 1 20 Jul 1962 - typescript letter from Jerome Jones to Editor, Post Standard (1 page)
SC 234, Folder 1 Aug 1962 - mimeographed letter from R. Wayne Archer to parishioners in Carillon (2 pages)
SC 234, Folder 1 10 Oct 1962 - signed typescript letter from C. Leone Rowe to Editor, Post Standard (1 page)
SC 234, Folder 1 17 Oct 1962 - signed mimeographed letter from Douglas Caddy to Editor, Post Standard (1 page)
SC 234, Folder 1 20 Oct 1962 - carbon copy of an unsigned letter from Francis H. Aspinwall to Walter J. Mahoney (2 pages)
Interviews
SC 234, Folder 2 Sep 1962 - taped interview of David H. Jaquith with E. R. Vadeboncoeur on WSYR-TV (1 copy of tape, 2 transcript copies)
Press releases
SC 234, Folder 3 "Conservative Party Names Jaquith to Oppose Rockefeller" - mimeographed (6 pages)
Printed material
Campaign literature
SC 234, Folder 3 We've Been Asked (1 copy)
SC 234, Folder 3 Declaration of Principles (1 copy)
SC 234, Folder 3 The Conservative Party (2 copies)
SC 234, Folder 3 At Last, Make your vote count (2 copies)
SC 234, Folder 3 Support the Conservative Party Candidates (3 copies)
SC 234, Folder 3 Vote the Conservative Party (3 copies)
SC 234, Folder 3 Campaign Poster (1 copy)
Clippings
SC 234, Folder 3 "Jaquith Answers Questions: Conservative Explains Position" 08 Sep 1962 - Post Standard
Speeches
SC 234, Folder 3 22 Oct 1962 - typescript copy of speech by Kieran O'Doherty at Madison Square Garden, New York; photocopy (13 pages, 2 copies)
SC 234, Folder 3 22 Oct 1962 - typescript copy of speech by David H. Jaquith at Madison Square Garden, New York; photocopy (7 pages)
SC 234, Folder 3 3 Nov 1962 - duplicated copy of speech by David H. Jaquith at Syracuse Press Club (8 pages)

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