Guide to the National Republican Congressional Committee Records,
[1964?]-1971

Collection Number: 3128

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
National Republican Congressional Committee records, [1964?]-1971.
Collection Number:
3128
Creator:
National Republican Congressional Committee.
Quantity:
21 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes candidate files containing correspondence between members of the Committee and candidates and campaign managers, information about Democratic opponents, campaign strategies, advice on financial, organizational, and publicity matters, bumper stickers, posters, pamphlets, broadsides, press releases, newspaper articles, and reports filed by field assistants analyzing local political situations; NRCC Newsletters, 1969-1973; and public opinion polls and voter surveys taken to determine the level of political awareness among voters, to measure the ballot strength of local, state, and national Republican candidates, and to identify and analyze local, state, and national issues as perceived by each district polled.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The National Republican Congressional Committee helps Republican members of the House of Representatives maintain their seats and aids Republican challengers to Democratic held seats in the House. Services include financial assistance, seminars on campaign techniques and issues, public relations advice, and field assistance in congressional districts during campaigns.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes candidate files containing correspondence between members of the Committee and candidates and campaign managers, information about Democratic opponents, campaign strategies, advice on financial, organizational, and publicity matters, bumper stickers, posters, pamphlets, broadsides, press releases, newspaper articles, and reports filed by field assistants analyzing local political situations; NRCC Newsletters, 1969-1973; and public opinion polls and voter surveys taken to determine the level of political awareness among voters, to measure the ballot strength of local, state, and national Republican candidates, and to identify and analyze local, state, and national issues as perceived by each district polled.

SUBJECTS

Names:
National Republican Congressional Committee.
Republican Party (U.S. :1854-)
United States.CongressHouse.

Subjects:
Politics, Practical.
Campaign management--United States.
Elections--United States.
Election districts--United States.
Voting research--United States.
Political campaigns.

Form and Genre Terms:
Surveys.
Broadsides.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Restricted to permission of donor.
Cite As:
National Republican Congressional Committee records, #3128. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

COLLECTION ARRANGEMENT

Candidate filesare arranged alphabetically by state,numerically by districts within each state,and by candidate within each district.
Surveysare arranged alphabetically by state,numerically by district within each state,and then chronologically.

CONTAINER LIST

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