The University of Delaware’s Special Collections department is collecting Delaware political campaign ephemera
The University of Delaware’s Special Collections department is collecting Delaware political campaign ephemera for local, state, and federal elections. The department is accepting contributions of any handbills, postcards, buttons, flyers, and other political campaign ephemera between now and November.
Politics, Policy and Government is a collecting focus in Special Collections. Special Collections has archival collections of congressional papers, personal papers of individuals, and records of groups involved with public policy and government as profiled on this subject guide created by Tammi Kim:
The department also collects Delaware political campaign ephemera for local, state, and federal elections, including presidential campaigns.
Contributions of the handbills, postcards, buttons, flyers, bumper stickers, yard signs, and other junk mail that you may receive between now and November is welcome.
Don’t forget: one person’s trash may be another person’s archival treasure. Send collections to:
Rebecca Johnson Melvin
Librarian and Head, Manuscripts and Archives Department and Curator, Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Senatorial Papers
University of Delaware Library
181 South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19717-5267
302.831.6089 / 302.831.1046 (fax)