Finding aid for the Presidential campaign ephemera 0107

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu
2010


Title: Presidential campaign ephemera
Collection number: 0107
Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 Linear feet 2 boxes
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1960
Date (inclusive): 1914-1972
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.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Presidential campaign ephemera, Collection no. 0107, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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.

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Kennedy, John F., (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Archives
Nixon, Richard M., (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 -- Archives
Wallace, George C., (George Corley), 1919-1998 -- Archives
Ephemera
Political campaigns--United States--Archival resources

Box 1, Envelope 1

Democratic National Convention ephemera 1960

Scope and Content

Pamphlets, bumper stickers, buttons, newsletters, press releases, photographs, clippings, posters.
Box 1, Envelope 2

Democratic presidential campaign ephemera 1960

Scope and Content

Pamphlets, bumper stickers, buttons, newsletters, press releases, photographs, clippings.
Box 1, Envelope 3

Republican National Convention ephemera 1960

Scope and Content

Pamphlets, bumper stickers, buttons, newsletters, press releases, photographs, clippings.
Box 2, Envelope 4

Republican presidential campaign ephemera 1960

Scope and Content

Pamphlets, bumper stickers, buttons, newsletters, press releases, photographs, clippings, posters.
Box 2, Envelope 5-6

George Wallace presidential campaign ephemera 1968

Box 2, Envelope 7

Nixon presidential campaign ephemera 1968, 1972

Box 2, Envelope 8

Bumper stickers 1960, 1968

Scope and Content

Wallace-Le May; Nixon-Agnew; Democrats for Nixon; Nixon-Lodge.
Box 2, Envelope 9

Miscellaneous 1914-1968

Scope and Content

Pamphlet, "Barry Goldwater Speaks Out on the Issues" (1964); pamphlet: WIllard S. Voit, "On Third Parties" (1968); flyer: Joe Shell for Governor (California, 1962); campaign buttons: Hoover (1928), Hoover and Curtis, Charles E. Hughes for President (1916), Kennedy (1960), Nixon/Lodge (1960), Nixon/Agnew (1968), McCarthy, Wallace (1968); WWI-era buttons; miscellaneous 1920s buttons; typescripts: Socialist party speeches (1940).
Box 2, Folder 1

Copies of political letters 1962-1977