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A Guide to the Election Campaign Materials of the University of Florida Student Government

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University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2013


Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Florida. Student Government.
Title: Election Campaign Materials of the University of Florida Student Government
Dates: 1927-2010
Abstract: Campaign materials used by campus political parties and student candidates at the University of Florida.
Extent: 10.1 Linear feet. (9 boxes, 1 microfilm reel and 2 items)
Identification: Series 55
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Series 55 consists of a variety of campaign materials used by campus political parties and candidates at the University of Florida. These include leaflets, posters, newspapers, party platforms and slates, and other items. Also included are election tallies and other items related to campaign rules and procedures. The materials are arranged roughly chronologically and, when identified, by party affiliation. Party newspapers and bulletins have been microfilmed for research use.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Alternative Format Available

Party newspapers and bulletins have been microfilmed for research use.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Election Campaign Materials of the University of Florida Student Government, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Campaign Materials

Box
1 Posters. 1937-1939
2 Posters. 1940-1951, 1965
3 Handouts. 1927-1936
4 Handouts. 1937-1939
5 Handouts. 1940-1965
6 Party newspapers and bulletins. 1927-1938
2 election tally sheets (encapsulated). 1932

Box
7 Election tally sheets and results 1977-1990
8 Handouts. 1985-2010
9 Handouts. 1992
Contains 18 buttons, 2 condoms.


Microfilm: Party Newspapers and Bulletins

The following party newspapers and bulletins from Box 6 are on microfilm.


Reel
1 The democratic journal / The Democratic Club. [Vol. 1, No. 1 ?]; Vol. 2, No. 3. 1927-1928
1 The independent bulletin. Vol. 1, No. 2-3. 1928
1 The liberal bulletin / Liberal Party. First issue titled Bulletin of the Liberal Party. Vol. 1, Nos. 1-2 (and special issue); Vol. 2, No. 1; Vol. 3, No. 1; Vol. 4, Nos. 1-2; Vol. 5, No. 1. 1928-1932
1 The independent. Vol. 1, No. 1; Vol. 2, No. 1. 1930-1931
1 The Primary Progressive Party bulletin / Primary Progressive Party. Nos. 1-8. 1932
1 Florida Party bulletin / Florida Party. Vol. 1, Nos. 1-2; 3 unnumbered issues (presumably all or part of Vol. 2); Vol. 3, No. 1. 1932-1934
1 The New Liberal Party bulletin / New Liberal Party. No. 3. 1932
1 The students' bulletin / Students' Party. First issue titled Students' Party bulletin. Vol. 1, No. 1-2; Vol. 2, No. 2. 1933-1934
1 Progressive bulletin / Progressive Liberal Party. Vol. 1, No. 1. 1934
1 Democratic bulletin. Vol. 1, No. 1. 1936
1 The Liberator / University Union Party. Vol. 1, No. 1. 1938


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

College student government -- Florida -- Gainesville
College students -- Florida -- Gainesville -- Political activity



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