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Political campaigns

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Brayman papers

Identifier: MSS 0261
Abstract Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers, spanning from 1900-1991, document the successful dual career of one man in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and...
Dates: 1900-1991; Majority of material found within 1928-1978

Coolidge-Dawes Lincoln Tour campaign truck photograph

Identifier: GRA 0099-F0034

In 1924, Republican presidential candidate Calvin Coolidge organized The Lincoln Tour, a 56-day, cross-country road rally of 100,000 automobiles that was designed to be a continuous political parade along the Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental road for automobiles in the country. This is a photograph of a truck from the Calvin Coolidge and Charles Dawes campaign's Lincoln Tour.

Dates: 1924

Delaware ephemera collection related to politics, policy, and government

Identifier: MSS 0733

This Delaware ephemera collection is a vertical file of fliers, clippings, artifacts, and other ephemeral materials pertaining to local and federal election campaigns, environmental groups, grassroots organizations, and political groups.

Dates: 1936-2023; Majority of material found within 1970-2021

Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS 0472

The attorney and author Joseph Gold was born in London, England, on July 12, 1912; he died on February 22, 2000, in Bethesda, Maryland. The Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection comprises .67 linear feet of newsletters, pamphlets, posters, blank letterhead, and typed pages from the 1960s through the 1990s.

Dates: 1960-1996; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Jerome O. Herlihy political campaign ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS 0896

Delaware native and former Delaware Superior Court Judge Jerome O. Herlihy maintained an active connection to national and local politics throughout his life. The Jerome O. Herlihy political campaign ephemera collection spans over a century of United States and Delaware politics, and includes campaign buttons and pins, bumper stickers, a wide array of political artifacts, and paper ephemera.

Dates: 1876-2018

Gary Hindes papers

Identifier: MSS 0979

Gary Hindes is an American journalist and investment manager. In 1988, Hindes ran as a Democrat for lieutenant govenor of Delaware, losing to Dale Wolf by approximately 17,000 votes. The Gary Hindes papers document Hinde's political campaign for Lieutenant Governor of Delaware in 1988 and the ensuing legal case he filed against the Castle/Wolf ticket. The collection also contains informaiton about Hindes' political involvement and public engagement beyond his 1988 campaign.

Dates: 1980-1991; Majority of material found within 1987-1990

Mars of Asheville Nixon campaign paper dress

Identifier: GRA 0099-F0033

One paper dress produced by Waste Basket Boutique by Mars of Asheville. The dress has "Nixon" printed several times in red along with blue stars.

Dates: circa 1968

David Rogers, Whipping the devil around the stump : autograph manuscript and letters

Identifier: MSS 0099-F1022

Brief hand-written manuscript by David Rogers regarding a near riot at an 1864 presidential campaign rally, accompanied by several letters to and from Rogers, a clipping, and court records.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1892, 1903-1904

William Satterfield collection of Delaware political radio commercials and interviews

Identifier: MSS 0877

William Satterfield, a native of Dover, Delaware, served as a news reporter and news director of WKEN (AM 1600) between 1975 and 1984. The William Satterfield collection of Delaware political radio commercials and interviews contains approximately 485 unique recordings, documenting the political discourse of the First State in the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1970-1986; Majority of material found within 1972, 1980-1984

Gwynne P. Smith papers

Identifier: MSS 0528
Abstract Gwynne P. Smith (1924-2010) was a Republican politician and community activist who served as a state representative in the Delaware General Assembly from 1974 to 1990, representing Delaware’s 10th (1975-1982) and 7th (1983-1990) districts (Green Acres). The Gwynne P. Smith papers document the civic activities and legislative career of a woman committed to protecting the environment and improving the quality of life in Delaware. Consisting of 17.5 linear feet and oversized materials, her...
Dates: 1958-2002; Majority of material found within 1968-1990

University of Delaware Library collection of Delaware politics, policy, and government websites

Identifier: MSS 0744
Abstract This collection broadly documents online sources related to Delaware policy, politics and government, including websites and social media sites of current and former members of Congress; Delaware political parties; Delaware individuals who represent leadership in diplomatic or political arenas, domestic or foreign, at the local, state, and national levels; institutions, organizations, or groups concerned with public policy or civic affairs in Delaware; and Delaware political campaign...
Dates: 2015-2020

S.B. Woo for Lieutenant Governor campaign poster

Identifier: GRA 0098-F0010

S. B. Woo, a Chinese-American physics professor and politician, ran for lieutenant governor of Delaware in 1984, winning the election. This item is a campaign poster from that campaign.

Dates: 1984