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Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign and election, 1960 - 1973, bulk: 1968 - 1968


Scope and Contents

Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign and election series contains correspondence, clippings, press releases, reports, photographs, ephemera, realia, notes, audiotapes, audiocassettes, memorandums, transcripts, pamphlets, political cartoons, receipts, and motion pictures, 1960-1973 (bulk 1968), created, collected, and used by Herbert G. Klein and members of his staff for and during Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign. Included are requests for interviews; media correspondence; personal correspondence; telephone message logs; campaign expense information; Klein's notes for, and recordings of, speaking engagements; copies of memorandums from Murray Chotiner with campaign information; Klein's notes regarding campaign strategizing; campaign research subject files; press conference and television appearance transcripts; speeches and reprints of articles by Nixon; information and public relations materials for Nixon's Key Issues Committee and its members, his surrogate candidates, and VIP speakers; miscellaneous media and campaign committee files; clippings about the campaign; demographic and election data; schedules; biographical and background material on the Nixon family; Republican Party publications and reports; public opinion poll results; information for press logistics at the Republican National Convention; political cartoons and caricatures; campaign ephemera; and photographs and film that document the campaign.


  • 1960 - 1973
  • Majority of material found in 1968 - 1968


COLLECTION STORED OFF SITE. Advance notice required for access. The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 293.66 Linear Feet (257 boxes, 1 flat file drawer)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


This series is organized into five subseries: Working files; Speeches and speaking engagements; Campaign materials; Media and press relations; Epehemera and realia; Photographs and film.


Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States