Overview

Title: Democratic National Convention collection
Call Number: Coll051
Creator: Democratic National Convention (2008 : Denver, Colo.)
Dates: 2008
Size: 4 boxes (6.5 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: This collection contains posters, publications, and ephemera related to the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. Content related to the broader Presidential election and the Republican party is included in some of the publications, but the focus is limited to the DNC.
Citation: Democratic National Convention collection, Collection 51, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

The 2008 Democratic National Convention (DNC) was held in Denver, CO on August 25-28. The Democratic Party nominated then Senator Barack Obama (Illinios) as their candidate for President and Senator Joe Biden (Delaware) as his potential Vice President. Obama accepted their nomination for candidacy and later won the Presidential election, becoming the first African American President of the United States.


Scope & Content

Arrangement

Suggested arrangement: Series I: Convention publications (Box 1). Series II: Media (Box 1-2). Series III: Ephemera (Box 3). Series IV: Posters (Flat file).


Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

The collection was donated in September 2009 by UMBC professor Tyson King-Meadows. King-Meadows attended the Democratic National Convention and had many materials shipped to Special Collections from Denver.

Processing Note

Items were rehoused by Lindsey Loeper, Special Collections Archivist, to aid access but have not been further processed or arranged. A suggested series arrangement is available. Container list provided by King-Meadows.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.


Access & Use

Finding Aids

A container list is available.

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll051.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.


Subject Headings

Creators

Democratic National Convention (2008 : Denver, Colo.)

Subjects

Obama, Barack

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Biden, Joseph R.

O'Malley, Martin

Brown, Anthony G.

Political conventions

Democratic National Convention (2008 : Denver, Colo.) -- Archives


Series Description & Container List

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  1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
    Democratic National Convention 2008 1

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; 2008 Democratic National Convention, Maryland Delegation Program 2008 1

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Alabama Victory 2008 2008 1

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    National Review; All Hope and Change 2008 1

    Description
    Asian Avenue; Asian Avenue Magazine 2008 1

    Description
    Barack Obama's Plan to Promote Urban Prosperity 2008 1

    Description
    DNC; Barack Obama: New Energy for America 2008 1

    Description
    Bositis, David A.; Blacks and the 2008 Democratic National Convention 2008 1

    Description
    CQ Convention Today; CQ Convention Today 2008 1

    Description
    CQ Convention Today; CQ Convention Today 2008 1

    Description
    CQ Convention today; CQ Convention today 2008 1

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Change we can Believe in 2008 1

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Convention Guide 2008 1

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Conventional Wisdom 2008 1

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Democratic Caucus Meeting 2008 1

    Description
    CQ Weekly; Democratic Convention Guide 2008 1

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Democratic National Convention 2008 1

    Description
    Ebony; Ebony- September Issue 2008 1

    Description
    Communist Party USA; Election 2008, Help make history turn our country around 2008 1

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Great Marble Round Up 2008 1

    Description
    Roll Call; Guide to the Conventions 2008 1

    Description
    National Journal; National Journal 2008 1

    Description
    One Nation, One Gulf, One Promise: Organizations working toward Gulf Coast Recovery 2008 1

    Description
    Urban League; Opportunity Journal 2008 1

    Description
    The New Republic; Republican Convention Issue 2008 1

    Description
    National Urban League; The Opportunity Compact- Blue print for economic equality 2008 1

    Description
    Colorado Convention Center; Women's Caucus 2008 1

    Description
    Democratic National Council; Youth Guide 2008 2008 1

    Description
    African American Voice; African American Voice 2008 2

    Description
    National Journal 2008 2

    Description
    National Journal 2008 2

    Description
    National Journal 2008 2

    Description
    Wall Street Journal 2008 2

    Description
    The Washington Post 2008 2

    Description
    National Journal; Convention Daily 2008 2

    Description
    Roll Call; Democratic National Convention 2008 2

    Description
    National Journal 2008 2

    Description
    O'Malley Brown Chronicle; O'Malley Brown Chronicle 2008 2

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Rocky Mountain News 2008 2

    Description
    National Journal 2008 2

    Description
    Denver Convention Daily; The Hill 2008 2

    Description
    The Onion; The Onion Special Edition, 2008 Democratic National Convention 2008 2

    Description
    The Washington Post; The Washington Post 2008 2

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Drawstring Bag 2008 2

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Maryland for Obama 2008 3

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Michelle 2008 3

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Nylon Flag 2008 3

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Obama for President 2008 3

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; T-Shirt 2008 3

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Voter Empowerment Black Campaign 2008 3

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Women for Obama 2008 3

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; 08 DNC Democratic National Convention Ethinic Coordinating Caucus 2008 FF1:D5

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    Democratic National Convention; Biden 2008 FF1:D5

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    Democratic National Convention; Hilary 2008 FF1:D5

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Hillary 2008 FF1:D5

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    Democratic National Convention; Its time to turn around America 2008 FF1:D5

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; New Leadership for a Changing World 2008 FF1:D5

    Description
    Democratic National Convention; Obama 2008 FF1:D5

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