Guide to the Collection of E. H. Young, 1951 - 1954Manuscript MS-954

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Title:

Guide to the Collection of E. H. Young, 1951 - 1954

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-954

Collection Dates:

1951 - 1954

Size of Collection:

4 boxes (6 linear ft.)

Abstract:

The E. H. Young Collection of the 1952 Eisenhower presidential campaign in New Hampshire documents the presidential campaign as it pertained to New Hampshire. Includes correspondence, campaign notes, newspapers and clippings, propaganda and advertising pamphlets, posters, pledge cards, photographs and the text of speeches and addresses given, as well as additional assorted memorabilia associated with the campaign.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Publication & Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Materials from the E. H. Young collection of the 1952 Eisenhower presidential campaign in New Hampshire include Republican convention notes, newspaper clippings, campaign correspondence, telegrams, and internal memos, letters from supporters, detractors, and requests for campaign materials and favors, records of contributors and political supporters, bills, propaganda and advertising pamphlets, brochures, and posters, petitions, club manuals, pledge cards, photographs, a copy of NH primary and election laws, the text of speeches and addresses given in person and via television and radio broadcast, press releases, campaign music, letterhead, campaign pins, radio address sound reels, and address record albums.

Biography

E. Harold Young was born in Paola, Kansas, later moving to Pittsfield, New Hampshire, where he served as the executive secretary of the Eisenhower-for-President Committee of New Hampshire and as a New Hampshire delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1952. He was a Pittsfield, NH Selectman, a college professor, and a freelance writer and photographer.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: 1951-1954

Contains New Hampshire primary material relating to the 1952 Eisenhower presidential campaign. Includes New Hampshire district maps, Republican convention notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, records of contributors, official correspondence and bills, "Ike Day" information, 1954 "Speech Kit", "Eisenhower League" information, New Hampshire primary documents, list of Eisenhower County Chairmen and Vice Chairmen for NH, "I like Ike" advertising information, campaign petitions, two Eisenhower club manuals, internal memos, and pledge cards.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 2, Dates: 1951-1952

Contains campaign photographs, 1952 NH primary and election laws, a 1952 report on the Republican presidential pre-convention campaign by Department of Government at UNH, a report titled: "Failure of a Cover-Up" from E. Harold Young; government facts-sheets; folder of speeches and addresses; NH primary propaganda; campaign memos; press releases; radio information; the text of radio and television broadcasts, and a large collection of newspaper clippings.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 3, Dates: 1951-1952

Contains tickets to the Republican National Convention, campaign pins, a rubber address stamp, recorded radio addresses on two reels, Republican campaign brochures and propaganda, Eisenhower-for-President letterhead, 1951-52 annual report to Republicans, "Guide to Postmark Advertising", press releases, "Eisenhower March" sheet music, and campaign correspondence. Also includes telegrams, copies of campaign letters and replies to correspondents, letters from supporters, detractors, and requests for campaign materials and favors.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 4, Dates: 1951-1952

Contains oversized materials, including a campaign banner and other advertising materials, as well as New Hampshire district maps and six record albums.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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