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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.
Suggested arrangement: Series I: Convention publications (Box 1). Series II: Media
(Box 1-2). Series III: Ephemera (Box 3). Series IV: Posters (Flat file).
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.
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.
Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)
Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including
A container list is available.
Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll051.php
Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.
Democratic National Convention (2008 : Denver, Colo.)
Clinton, Hillary Rodham
Biden, Joseph R.
Brown, Anthony G.
Democratic National Convention (2008 : Denver, Colo.) -- Archives