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U.S. Presidential Election and Inauguration Collection

 Collection — Container: M12-6
Identifier: M12-6

Scope and Contents

The collection contains primary resources and ephemera which document the historic 2008 United States Presidential Election and the Inauguration of Barack Obama on January 20, 2009 as the 44th President of the United States. Print materials include selective copies of campaign brochures, magazines, and full newspapers, articles and newsclippings. The contents of the collection include both local (Jacksonville, Florida) and national news items. Memorabila consists of local campaign posters and signs, and buttons and apparel. In totality, the collection provides insight, commentary, and documentation on a pivotal event in United States history, and it serves as an educational resource for informative data not readily available elsewhere.

Dates

  • Created: 2008-2009
  • Other: Date acquired: 08/04/2008

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. For additional information and to make an appointment to view the collection, contact (904) 620-1533 or e-mail lib-special@unf.edu.

Extent

3.00 Linear Feet

Abstract

The collection contains primary resources and ephemera which document the historic 2008 United States Presidential Election and the Inauguration of Barack Obama on January 20, 2009 as the 44th President of the United States. Print materials include selective copies of campaign brochures, magazines, and full newspapers, articles and newsclippings. The contents of the collection include both local (Jacksonville, Florida) and national news items. Memorabila consists of local campaign posters and signs, and buttons and apparel. In totality, the collection provides insight, commentary, and documentation on a pivotal event in United States history, and it serves as an educational resource for informative data not readily available elsewhere.

Arrangement Note

Chronological.

Source of Acquisition

Materials collected by Archives staff, and UNF faculty.

Method of Acquisition

The materials were acquired by UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives on 08/04/2008.
Title
U.S. Presidential Election and Inauguration Collection
Author
Collection Description/Finding Aid prepared by Eileen D. Brady.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville FL 32224 US
904-620-1533