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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Paul Harvey Bumper Sticker Collection, 1972-1982



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harvey, Paul
Title: Harvey, Paul, Bumper Sticker Collection
Dates: 1972-1982
Abstract: Bumper stickers and correspondence sent in from listeners in response to Paul Harvey's "Snicker Sticker" feature during his radio newscast.
Accession No.: 82-260, 83-102, 92-321
OCLC No.: 35912178
Extent: 16 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Paul Harvey, American Broadcasting Company (ABC) commentator, solicited bumper stickers from listeners for his daily "Snicker Sticker" feature during his radio newscast.

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Scope and Contents

Bumper stickers and correspondence sent in from listeners in response to Paul Harvey's "Snicker Sticker" feature during his radio newscast. The collection includes letters to Harvey accompanying the submitted bumper stickers which are arranged chronologically. The bumper stickers are arranged by subject. The collection documents national, state and local concerns during the 1970s through slogans printed on the bumper stickers.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

A portion of these papers is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Harvey, Paul--Archives
Subjects
Bumper Stickers
Genre/form
Correspondence
Ephemera

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Paul Harvey Bumper Sticker Collection, 1972-1982, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

Stored offsite at LSF:
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4A325 Letters with attached bumper stickers, 1975-1976, 1978-1981
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4A326 Bumper stickers arranged by subject
Peace - War
Religion
Ecology - Health
Energy crisis
Miscellaneous
Promotional - Food products
Planned parenthood - Womens liberation
Law and order (gun control, generation gap, patriotism)
Safety
Nixon, impeachment, Watergate
Local promotional ads (commercial and public)
Group interest promotion
Health, safety and morality
Energy, gas conservation
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4A327 Miscellaneous bumper stickers
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4A328 Bumper stickers arranged by subject
Religion, 1972-1973 and undated
Ecology, 1972-1973 and undated
Ecology, health, population control, 1972-1973 and undated
Energy crisis, 1972-1973 and undated
Eat more lamb, 1972-1973 and undated
Humorous, 1972-1973 and undated
Potential throwaways, 1972-1973 and undated
Traffic safety, 1972-1973 and undated
Watergate, 1972-1973 and undated
Indian rights, 1972-1973 and undated
Womens liberation, 1972-1973 and undated
Miscellaneous, 1972-1973
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4A329 Bumper stickers arranged by subject
Promotional, 1972-1973 and undated
Eat more Beans, 1973 and undated
Eat more Possum, 1972-1973 and undated
Postcards arranged by subject
Promotional, 1972-1973 and undated
Traffic safety, 1972-1973 and undated
Religious, 1972-1973 and undated
Political, 1972-1973 and undated
Humorous, 1972-1973 and undated
Patriotism, 1972-1973 and undated
Ecology, 1972-1973 and undated
Miscellaneous, 1972-1973 and undated
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4A330 Bumper stickers arranged by subject
Environmental, 1979-1980 and undated
sports, 1979-1980 and undated
Miscellaneous, 1979-1980 and undated
Religious, 1979-1980 and undated
Political, 1979-1980 and undated
Patriotic, 1979-1980 and undated
Humorous, 1979-1980 and undated
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4A331 Letters, 1976-1977
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4A332 Letters, undated
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4A333 Letters, 1980-1981
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4A334 Letters, 1978-1979
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4A335 Letters, 1975
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4A336 Letters, 1972-1974
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2.325/East wall [SRH] World's largest bumper sticker
16 1/2 feet long, 53" wide
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NM1351 OD Bumper stickers
Political
Patriotic
Energy crisis
Vietnam issue (pro and con)
Ecology
Religious
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4A342 Letters and bumper stickers, 1981-1982

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