Political Materials Collection

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Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
(213) 763-3359
seavercenter@nhm.org.
http://www.nhm.org/site/research-collections/seaver-center
2015


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

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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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