Texas Political Campaign Collection
Scope and Contents
Campaign materials found in this collection range from county to national elections. Promotional materials for legislative, executive, and judicial offices are found in the form of pin-back buttons, matchbooks, lapel stickers, bumper stickers, flyers, brochures, and yard signs. The collection provides a glimpse into the evolution of campaign material design in Texas.
- Creation: 1908-2012
- Creation: Majority of material found in 2000-2010
- Other: Date acquired: 2011-11-21
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Language of Materials
This collection contains an assortment of Texas political campaign memorabilia. Items include buttons, matchbooks, bumper stickers, lapel stickers, brochures, flyers, and yard signs which promote local, state, and national campaigns from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
No original order discernible. Buttons, matchbooks, pens, and miscellaneous objects are housed in glass-front display cases roughly grouped chronologically. Stickers, brochures, and flyers are housed in folders in an archival box, while yard signs are stacked on an archives shelf. Some yard signs have been placed in plastic sleeves due to mold damage. Yard signs located on oversized materials shelf.
- Aaron Ramirez
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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