Clyde D. Dollar Political Convention Materials

MC 218

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Elaine Roser, 2018.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Dollar, Clyde D.
Title
Clyde D. Dollar Political Convention Materials
Inclusive Dates
1952
Identification
MC 218
Extent
0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Clyde D. Dollar Political Convention Materials were donated to Special Collections by Clyde D. Dollar of Fayetteville, Arkansas, on January 29, 1975.

Processing Information

Processed by Susan Lynn Parks, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in February, 1988.

Preferred Form of Citation

Clyde D. Dollar Political Convention Materials (MC 218), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Scope and Content Note

Materials concerning the 1952 Republican and Democratic National Conventions in Chicago.

Dollar attended both conventions and collected the materials, adding his own observations about the items and his experiences at the convention. All papers were published in 1952 unless otherwise noted. Numbers printed on the upper right corner of Dollar's typed notations were placed there by the author and are of no significance to the researcher.

Separated Materials

The following items have been removed to the Broadside Collection:

  1. Broadside No. B2-70: Demand MacArthur, 1952. Reprint of an essay by Richard Lloyd Jones, originally appearing in the Tulsa Tribune, March 29, 1952, promoting Douglas MacArthur as a presidential candidate. 14 1/2" x 12".
  2. Broadside No. B3-71: Delegates are Welcome at Averell Harriman Headquarters, 1952. Delegate count chart kept by the Averell Harriman campaign headquarters at the 1952 Democratic National Convention. 22" x 13 1/2".
  3. Broadside No. B2-72: Warning! Mr. Republican Delegate, 1952. Essay on a split at the Republican National Convention and Douglas MacArthur capitalizing on the split as a dark horse candidate. 17" x 11".

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

series 1: Republican National Convention,

1952

This series covers the 1952 Republican National Convention, held in the Chicago Convention Center from July 7-10. Campaign material covers Presidential nominees Dwight D. Eisenhower, Robert Taft, and undeclared candidate General Douglas MacArthur.

series I Box 1 Folder 1

Dwight D. Eisenhower campaign literature.

series I Box 1 Folder 2

General Douglas MacArthur campaign literature.

series I Box 1 Folder 3

Robert Taft campaign literature.

series I Box 1 Folder 4

Convention papers, pamphlets, and tickets., July 4-7, 1952

series I Box 1 Folder 5

Clippings on convention and candidates., July 5-21, 1952

series 2: 1952 Democratic National Convention

The 1952 Democratic National Convention was held July 21-26 at Chicago's International Amphitheater. Material in this series contains information on the convention and Presidential hopefuls Averell Harriman, Estes Kefauver, Robert Kerr, Richard Russell, and lesser knowns, such as David Darrin. Dollar was unable to find any material on Adlai Stevenson.

series II Box 2 Folder 1

Presidential campaign literature.

series II Box 2 Folder 2

Convention papers and pamphlets., Sept 21, 1951-July 21, 1952

series II Box 2 Folder 3

Convention papers, pamphlets, and tickets., July 19-Aug 4, 1952

series II Box 2 Folder 4

Clippings on convention and candidates., July 24-25, 1952

END OF COLLECTION

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