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1970 political campaigns collection

Call Number: RH MS 1453


Materials relating to the 1970 election campaign cycle in Kansas and Missouri. Includes candidates from both the Democrat and Republican parties. Majority of materials relate directly to the 1970 political primary.


  • Creation: 1970

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


.25 Linear Feet (1 document case + 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

Materials include stickers, bumper stickers, handouts, pamphlets, letters, and flyers relating to the political campaigns of both the Republican and the Democratic parties for the primaries on August 3 and 4 and national election on November 3 in 1970. Positions found in the collection include governor, lietenant governor, U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, State Representative, committeeman, committeewoman, sheriff, magistrate, and attorney general.

Materials are arranged by state and party, and have been alphabetized by candidate name.

Physical Location

RH MS 1453

Physical Location

RH MS R433

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from printed materials, 2018.

Processing Information

Materials formerly located at RH E72.

Guide to the Political Campaigns Collection
1970 political campaigns collection
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Support for the processing of this collection was provided by the G. Baley Price Spencer Research Library Fellowship Fund.
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Preferred citation
1970 political campaigns collection, RH MS 1453, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States