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Clyde D. Dollar Political Convention Materials

Identifier: MC 218

Scope and Content Note

Materials concerning the 1952 Republican and Democratic National Conventions in Chicago.

Dollar attended both conventions and collected the materials, adding his own observations about the items and his experiences at the convention. All papers were published in 1952 unless otherwise noted. Numbers printed on the upper right corner of Dollar's typed notations were placed there by the author and are of no significance to the researcher.


  • 1952


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).


0.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Acquisition Information

The Clyde D. Dollar Political Convention Materials were donated to Special Collections by Clyde D. Dollar of Fayetteville, Arkansas, on January 29, 1975.

Separated Materials

The following items have been removed to the Broadside Collection:

  1. Broadside No. B2-70: Demand MacArthur, 1952. Reprint of an essay by Richard Lloyd Jones, originally appearing in the Tulsa Tribune, March 29, 1952, promoting Douglas MacArthur as a presidential candidate. 14 1/2" x 12".
  2. Broadside No. B3-71: Delegates are Welcome at Averell Harriman Headquarters, 1952. Delegate count chart kept by the Averell Harriman campaign headquarters at the 1952 Democratic National Convention. 22" x 13 1/2".
  3. Broadside No. B2-72: Warning! Mr. Republican Delegate, 1952. Essay on a split at the Republican National Convention and Douglas MacArthur capitalizing on the split as a dark horse candidate. 17" x 11".

Processing Information

Processed by Susan Lynn Parks, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in February, 1988.

Clyde D. Dollar Political Convention Materials
Susan Lynn Parks
February 1988
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444