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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Political Materials Collection
    Dates: 1828-2000
    Collection Number: GC 1137
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 12.1 linear feet
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
    Abstract: An artificial collection includes textual and non-textual materials of American politics. Textual holdings consist of election and political ephemera. Non-textual material includes posters, a few postcards, and two sound recordings. Other artifacts are buttons, ribbons and leather-bound and woven keepsakes. 1828 - present, undated
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Political Materials Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    An artificial collection includes textual and non-textual materials of American politics. Textual holdings consist of election and political ephemera: stickers, bumper stickers, campaign cards, handbills, leaflets, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, serial publications, ballots, ticket stubs, electoral tickets and voting guides. There are ephemera for presidential inaugurations, including programs and tickets. Other items are commemorative books, drafts of the Los Angeles City Charter; a 1927 supplement to the Political Code of California and national convention guides. Non-textual material includes posters, a few postcards, and two sound recordings. Other artifacts are buttons, ribbons and leather-bound and woven keepsakes. There are a few foreign items. 1828 - present, undated

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