Barack Obama Presidential Campaign and Inauguration Collection, 2008-2012.

Collection Number: 6828

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Barack Obama presidential campaign and inauguration collection, 2008-2012.
Collection Number:
6828
Creator:
RMC Staff
Quantity:
7.2 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Memorabilia, newspapers, printed ephemera, publications
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Obama t-shirt and bumper sticker, and an extensive collection of newspapers and magazines about his Presidential campaign and inauguration.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Obama t-shirt and bumper sticker, and an extensive collection of newspapers and magazines about his Presidential campaign and inauguration. Magazines include many photographs of Michelle Obama and the Obama family as well as images of President Obama.
Obama t-shirts, hat, signs, bumper stickers, and buttons, collected from the campaign in Richmond, Virginia.
Items from the Obama inauguration including posters, newspapers, magazines, flyers, pins, invitations, and other ephemera. Includes an Obama Christmas ornament, and a key ring with ribbons from Miller and Rhoades, a now-defunct Richmond, VA department store.
Also newspapers, clippings, and other memorabilia, largely from the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, and other Chicago sources from the first year of Obama's presidency.
Campaign items from the 2012 election.
Obama t-shirts, hat, buttons, bumper stickers, iPhone case and "Victory Counsel Virginia Voter Advocate Training Manual," collected by Larry Palmer, 2012.
Three lawn signs (New Mexico for Obama, Native Americans for Obama, Hispanics for Obama) and a New Mexico Obama button.
Cornell Daily Sun, November 7, 2012 and Inauguration “invitation,” 2012.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Obama, Barack.
Obama, Michelle, 1964-
Obama family.

Subjects:
Presidents--United States--Elections--2008.
Campaign paraphernalia.
Elections--United States.
Political campaigns--United States.
Inauguration Day.
Presidents--United States--Inauguration.

Form and Genre Terms:
Ephemera.
T-shirts.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Barack Obama presidential campaign and inauguration collection, #6828. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

Books by and about President Obama are cataloged separately.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Buffalo News: November 5 [final edition]
2008
Box 1
Ithaca Journal: November 5
2008
Box 1
New York Times: November 5 [late edition (2 copies)]
2008
Box 1
New York Times: packaged late edition, November 5 (not same as previous item); and January 21, 2009
2008, 2009
Box 5
Journal do Brasil: November 6
2008
Box 5
O Globo: November 6
2008
Box 5
New York Times: A13-14, A-23-24, January 15
2009
Box 5
Ithaca Journal: 5B-8B, January 16
2009
Box 5
Ithaca Journal: USA Weekend, January 16-18
2009
Box 5
New York Times: Weekend Arts, C29-C-38, January 16
2009
Box 5
Wall Street Journal: W1, January 16
2009
Box 5
Ithaca Journal: January 20
2009
Box 5
USA Today: January 20
2009
Box 5
Ithaca Journal: Inauguration 2009 Special Section, January 21 (2 copies)
2009
Box 5
New York Times: A, C, D, P sections, January 21
2009
Box 5
Richmond Times-Dispatch: January 21
2009
Box 5
Wall Street Journal: January 21
2009
Box 5
Washington Post: January 21
2009
Box 5
The Epoch Times: January 22-28
2009
Box 5
Ithaca Journal: USA Weekend, January 30-February 1
2009
Box 5
New York Times: February 25
2009
Box 8 Folder 1
Assorted news clippings
2006
Box 8 Folder 2
Assorted news clippings
2007
Box 8 Folder 3
Assorted news clippings
January 2008
Box 8 Folder 4
Assorted news clippings
February 2008
Box 8 Folder 5
Assorted news clippings
June 2008
Box 8 Folder 6
Assorted news clippings
August 2008
Box 8 Folder 7
Assorted news clippings
September 2008
Box 8 Folder 8
Assorted news clippings
October 2008
Box 8 Folder 9-12
Assorted news clippings
November 2008
Box 8 Folder 13
Assorted news clippings
December 2008
Box 8 Folder 14-16
Assorted news clippings
January 2009
Box 8 Folder 17
Assorted news clippings
February 2009
Box 8 Folder 18
Assorted news clippings
March 2009
Box 8 Folder 19
Assorted news clippings
April 2009
Box 8 Folder 20
Assorted news clippings
May 2009
Box 8 Folder 21
Assorted news clippings
June 2009
Box 8 Folder 22
Assorted news clippings
July 2009
Box 8 Folder 23
Assorted news clippings
August 2009
Box 8 Folder 24
Assorted news clippings
September 2009
Box 8 Folder 25
Assorted news clippings
October 2009
Box 8 Folder 26
Assorted news clippings
November 2009
Box 8 Folder 27
Assorted news clippings
December 2009
Box 8 Folder 28
Assorted news clippings
January 2010
Box 8 Folder 29
Assorted news clippings
February 2010
Box 8 Folder 30
Assorted news clippings
March 2010
Box 8 Folder 31
Assorted news clippings
April 2010
Box 8 Folder 32
Assorted news clippings
May 2010
Box 8 Folder 33
Assorted news clippings
Undated
Box 8 Folder 37
Cornell Daily Sun and Inauguration “invitation”
November 7, 2012
Box 12 Folder 2
Assorted news clippings
n.d.
Box 12 Folder 3
Assorted news clippings
2006, 2007, 2009
Box 12 Folder 4
Assorted news clippings
2010
Box 12 Folder 5
Assorted news clippings
2011
Box 13 Folder 1-4
Assorted news clippings
2012
Box 13 Folder 5-6
Assorted news clippings
2013
Box 13 Folder 7
Assorted news clippings
2014
Box 6 Folder 8
America's Hope/Barack Obama, January 20
2009
Box 6 Folder 8
Atlantic, Special State of the Union Issue, January-February
2009
Box 6 Folder 8
Black Enterprise, March
2009
Box 6 Folder 9
Columbia, Winter
2008-2009
Box 6 Folder 9
Denver Magazine, August
2008
Box 6 Folder 9
E/the Environmental Magazine, March/April
2009
Box 6 Folder 10
Economist/The World in 2009
2009
Box 6 Folder 10
Esquire, 1/20/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 10
Essence: the Obamas/Portrait of America's New First Family
2009
Box 6 Folder 11
Globe, 2/2/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 11
Jewel, the Presidential Edition
2009
Box 6 Folder 11
Life & Style Weekly, 2/2/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 11
Mad, 2/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 11
Metro Weekly, 1/15/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 11
Michelle Obama, Commemorative Edition, 04/2009
2009
Box 6 Folder 12
Michelle Obama, Collector's Edition, Historical
2009
Box 6 Folder 12
Mother Jones, 02/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 12
New York magazine, "All new" issue, 1/19-26/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 12
New York Times Magazine, 1/18/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 13
New Yorker, 2/11&18, 3/17, 7/21, 9/8
2008
Box 6 Folder 14
New Yorker, 10/2, 13, 27
2008
Box 6 Folder 15
New Yorker, 11/17, 12/8/08; 1/19, 26/09
2008-2009
Box 6 Folder 16
Newsweek, 1/19/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 16
O/The Oprah Magazine, 4/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 16
Obama/The Dream Fulfilled, 1/20/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 16
Obama/the 44th President/Hope, 11/08
2008
Box 6 Folder 17
Obama/44th President of the United States, Historical Collectors' Edition, 3/08
2008
Box 6 Folder 17
OK Weekly!, 2/2/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 17
People, 2/2/09
2009
Box 6 Folder 17
The Source, 11/08
2008
Box 7 Folder 1
Time, 1/20, 26/09
2009
Box 7 Folder 1
Today's Black Woman, 3/09
2009
Box 7 Folder 1
TV Guide, 1/26-2/8/09
2009
Box 7 Folder 2
U. S. News & World Report/Secrets of the Civil War, Collectors' Edition, 10/08
2008
Box 7 Folder 2
Utne Reader, 1-2/2009
2009
Box 7 Folder 2
Vogue, 3/09
2009
Box 7 Folder 3
African American Pride, Collector's Edition
2011
Box 8 Folder 34
Chicago Street Wise, December 3-9
2008
Box 8 Folder 34
Chicago Collection, winter 2008
2008
Box 8 Folder 35
Journey to the Presidency
2009
Box 8 Folder 35
The New York Times Magazine, January 18
2009
Box 8 Folder 35
Chicago Street Wise, January 21-27 and January 28-February 3
2009
Box 8 Folder 35
The New Yorker (cover), January 26
2009
Box 8 Folder 35
Chicago, February
2009
Box 8 Folder 35
Today's Chicago Woman, March
2009
Box 8 Folder 35
Chicago Tribune Magazine, March 22
2009
Box 8 Folder 35
Time, August 10
2009
Box 8 Folder 35
New York, August 10-17
2009
Box 8 Folder 35
Rolling Stone, August 20
2009
Box 8 Folder 35
The New York Times Magazine, November 1
2009
Box 8 Folder 36
The New York Times Magazine, October 17
2010
Box 8 Folder 36
National Review, Special Post-Shellacking Issue, November 29
2010
Box 2
Obama for President (hat)
2008
Box 2
Yes We Did/Obama Biden (tee shirt)
2008
Box 2
Obama '08/BarackObama.com (tee shirt)
2008
Box 2
"This union may never be perfect, but generation after generation has shown that it can always be perfected." Philadelphia, PA 3.18.8 (tee shirt)
2008
Box 2
Historical Democratic National Convention/Denver 08 August 25-28/Obama for President (tee shirt)
2008
Box 2
Obama/Biden/WWW.DEMOCRATICSTUFF.COM (tee shirt)
2008
Box 2
Vote 11.4.08 (tee shirt)
2008
Box 2
Polling place information (door knob signs [3])
2008
Box 2
Obama '08 (sign)
2008
Box 2
Veterans for Obama (sign)
2008
Box 2
Obama/Biden (sign)
2008
Box 2
For the change we need vote November 4th (12-1/2" round sign, stickers)
2008
Box 3
Buffalo News, November 5 (printer's plates)
2008
Box 3
2009 Inauguration (wall calendar)
2009
Box 3
Arrest Bush / Obama Inauguration (sign)
2008
Box 4
Christmas tree ornament (hand-crafted)
2008
Box 4
Key holder (hand decorated)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
Obama/Biden (buttons [2])
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
Obama '08 (button)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
Obama '08 for President (button)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
Obama (button)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
Barack Obama/2008 (button)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
Barack Obama Welcomes You to the Democratic National Convention/Denver, Colorado/August 25-28, 2008 (button)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
Women for Obama (button)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
1908-"100th Anniversary"-2008/Democratic National Convention, Denver, CO - August 25-28, 2008 (button)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
America's First Family: Barack, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, Obama '08 for President (button)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
Obama (bracelet)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
I Voted 2008 Presidential Election (2 stickers)
2008
Box 6 Folder 1
Obama/Biden (6 round stickers [various sizes])
2008
Box 6 Folder 2
Hope (magnet)
2008
Box 6 Folder 2
Obama/Biden 2008 (magnet)
2008
Box 6 Folder 2
Independents for Obama (bumpersticker)
2008
Box 6 Folder 2
Our Moment is Now (campaign letter)
2008
Box 6 Folder 2
Thank you letters (2)
2008
Box 6 Folder 2
VCU employees donate mostly to Obama (news article)
2008
Box 6 Folder 2
Sandwich identification stickers (2 sheets)
2008
Box 6 Folder 2
The Obama Biden Plan to support working women and families (booklet)
2008
Box 6 Folder 3
Change Can't Wait! Turn Virginia Blue in '08 (convention program)
2008
Box 6 Folder 4
Mark Warner U S Senate (bumpersticker)
2008
Box 6 Folder 4
Obama State Delegate Info (document)
2008
Box 6 Folder 4
Democratic Party of Virginia / 2008 State Convention Schedule (document)
2008
Box 6 Folder 4
Delegate pre-filing form (document)
2008
Box 6 Folder 4
Caucus Declaration Form (document)
2008
Box 6 Folder 4
Report of the Rules Committee (document)
2008
Box 6 Folder 4
Richmond City Democratic Committee: Bylaws and proposed change, 4/2008 (document)
2008
Box 6 Folder 4
Richmond City Democratic Committee: Agenda and minutes, 4/24/08 (document))
2008
Box 6 Folder 4
Obama comics (news report)
2009
Box 6 Folder 4
www.barackbust.com (advertisement)
2008
Box 6 Folder 4
Obamarama (advertisement)
2008
Box 6 Folder 5
Inauguration (bookmark)
2008
Box 6 Folder 5
Inauguration (invitation)
2009
Box 6 Folder 5
Commemorative (photograph)
2009
Box 6 Folder 5
Cornell University Africana Center Inauguration celebration information (document)
2009
Box 6 Folder 5
The People's Inaugural LGBT Gayla (flyer)
2008
Box 6 Folder 5
Stop the U.S. War of Terror & Torture (flyer)
2008
Box 6 Folder 5
Walking Detour Routes for 56th Presidential Inaugural (map)
2008
Box 6 Folder 6
Obama wall calendar (packet)
2008
Box 6 Folder 7
44 Presidents (postcard)
2009
Box 6 Folder 7
President Barack Obama (postcard)
2009
Box 6 Folder 18
2012 Campaign Letter and 2011 Commemorative Presidential Print
2011
Box 6 Folder 19
Inauguration Program and Poster
2009
Box 6 Folder 20
Cards
Box 6 Folder 21
Campaign mailings
2012
Box 7
Interesting Inaugural facts (flyer)
2008
Box 9
Posters, banners, and an Inauguration t-shirt
Box 10 MU-1370
Presidential pleated bunting
Box 11 MU-2021
2012 campaign ephemera including t-shirts, hats, bumper stickers, signs, buttons, iPhone case, voter manual, and two old-fashioned glasses with the Obama for America logo etched into the side of the glass
2012
Mapcase Folder 1
Welcome to O Virginia Headquarters (sign)
200-
Mapcase Folder 1
Obama/Biden (sign)
2008
Box 12 Folder 1
Mailings and stickers
2012-2013