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Conservative Party Inc. Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LDC
Date: 14 Oct 2008

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.

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.

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.


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.

Subject Headings


Jaquith, David H.
O'Doherty, Kieran.

Corporate Bodies

Conservative Party, Inc.


Political parties -- New York (State)


New York (State) -- Politics and government

Genres and Forms


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

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

Table of Contents



Press releases

Printed material