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Texas State Democratic Executive Committee Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Democratic Party (Tex.). Executive Committee.
Title: Texas State Democratic Executive Committee Records
Dates: 1956-1964
Abstract: Records pertain to the Democratic Party in Texas and consist of correspondence, financial reports, minutes, newspaper clippings, news releases, proceedings, lists, election tabulations and certifications, reports, agendas, resolutions, and proposals.
Identification: AR250
Extent: 11 folders (0.4 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The State Democratic Executive Committee endorses a three point party program: to support State and National Democratic Party nominees; to support the Democratic Party Platform adopted in Convention; and to reorganize, revitalize, and rebuild the Democratic Party of Texas through its duly elected officers.


Scope and Contents

Records consist of correspondence, financial reports, minutes, newspaper clippings, news releases, proceedings, lists, election tabulations and certifications, reports, agendas, resolutions, and proposals.


Organization

Records are arranged in 11 folders according to document type.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Organizations
Democratic Party (Tex.). Executive Committee--Records and correspondence.
Democratic Party (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Subjects
Elections--Texas--History--20th century--Sources.
Places
Texas--Politics and government--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Political History Collection

Administrative Information

Citation

Texas State Democratic Executive Committee Records, AR250, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1978.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Committee minutes, reports and agendas, May 1957 - September 1964
2 Correspondence and memorandum, June 1956 - September 1964
3 Election tabulations and certifications, July 1956 - August 1958
4 Financial reports, December 1957 - September 1963
5 Lists - Names of candidates, delegates, proxys, committee members, nominees, presidential electors, June 1957 - June 1964
6 Miscellaneous - Programs of action, copy of bill, tickets, certificate, petition, sample ballots, application, information on primaries, September 1958 - March 1964
7 Newspaper clippings (photocopy), August 1957 - October 1962
8 News Releases, January 1959 - August 1964
9 Proceedings of the State Democratic Executive Committee, May 21, 1956
10 Proceedings of the State Democratic Executive Committee, May 22, 1956
11 Resolutions and proposals, 1958-1963