Papers, 1841-1981 (bulk 1885-1930).


Larrazolo, Octaviano A. (Octaviano Ambrosio), 1859-1930. Papers, 1841-1981 (bulk 1885-1930).

Papers, 1841-1981 (bulk 1885-1930).

The Octaviano A. Larrazolo papers contains material relevant to the political history of New Mexico as well as that of San Elizario, El Paso County, Texas and the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. The collection includes correspondence, biographical information, legal documents, speeches, newspaper clippings, typescripts and a scrapbook composed primarily of newspaper clippings. The bulk of the collection is composed of material relating to Larrazolo's political career, 1885-1930. It also contains correspondence between Larrazolo and his family, as well as correspondence of his father, 1841-1899.

2 boxes (1.25 cu. ft.) + 1 oversize folder.

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Larrazolo, Octaviano, 1859-1930 (person)

Politician, educator. Born 1859 in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. Educated in New Mexico. In 1895 moved to Las Vegas, N.M. where he established a law office. Ran several times for political office. Elected governor of New Mexico in 1918. Worked to include safeguards for the rights of "Spanish-Americans" in the drafting of the New Mexico state constitution. In 1928 elected to U.S. Senate. From the description of Papers, 1841-1981 (bulk 1885-1930). (University of New Mexico-Main Campu...