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Presidential campaign ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 0107

Scope and Content

This small collection consists primarily of fliers, buttons, posters, clippings, and other ephemeral materials from numerous presidential campaigns. Included are campaign materials from the 1960 party conventions and the presidential campaigns of Kennedy and Nixon; also included are George C. Wallace campaign materials from 1968 as well as miscellaneous World War I-era political buttons, including buttons for Herbert Hoover and Charles E. Hughes, and Socialist party speeches from 1940.

Dates

  • 1914-1972 (bulk 1960)

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

3.67 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Fliers, speeches, buttons, etc. primarily from the 1960 party conventions and the presidential campaigns of Kennedy and Nixon; also contains George C. Wallace campaign materials from 1968. Miscellaneous World War I-era political buttons, including buttons for Herbert Hoover and Charles E. Hughes.

Title
Finding aid for the Presidential campaign ephemera
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

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