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  • Collection ID ARCHIVES DNC
  • Creator Names Democratic National Convention.
  • Title Records, 1965,1968.
  • Physical description 3 linear feet.
  • Collection arrangement The collection is arranged in 5 series. Folders within series are arranged alphabetically.
  • Access and usage restrictions Finding aid available in the Reading Room of the Special Collections and Preservation Division and on the library's web site. No restrictions
  • Collection summary The majority of this collection details the events of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, with some information about the protests and police response that occurred alongside the campaign to choose a democratic candidate for president.
  • Biographical or Historical Note The 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago determined that Hubert Humphrey would be the Democratic candidate for president. Throughout the Convention, anti-war protestors demonstrated around Chicago and experienced police violence and arrests. The majority of this collection details the events and messages of the Convention itself through the officially produced material that was distributed to delegates and press. The protests surrounding the convention and the ensuing police crackdown are covered through a series of national alternative newspapers.
  • Finding Aids Note Finding aid available in the Reading Room of the Special Collections and Preservation Division and on the library's web site.
  • Names
    • Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.)
    • Democratic National Convention. fast (OCoLC)fst01405894
    • Vietnam War (1961-1975) fast (OCoLC)fst01431664
    • Clark, William G.
    • Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976.
    • Daly, Lar, 1912-1978.
    • Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.
    • Inouye, Daniel K., 1924-2012.
    • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
    • Kennedy, Edward.
    • McCarthy, Eugene.
    • McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012.
    • Melas, Nicholas J.
    • Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996.
    • National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam.
    • Youth International Party.
  • Subjects
    • Underground press publications.
    • Counterculture.
    • Political conventions Illinois Chicago.
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Protest movements.
    • Counterculture. fast (OCoLC)fst00881315
    • Political conventions. fast (OCoLC)fst01069234
    • Protest movements. fast (OCoLC)fst01079826
    • Underground press publications. fast (OCoLC)fst01160984
  • Geographic coverage Illinois Chicago. fast (OCoLC)fst01204048
  • Finding aid URL http://www.chipublib.org/fa-democratic-national-convention-records/