A Guide to the Montgomery County [Virginia] Democratic Committee Records, 1961-1998 Montgomery County [Virginia] Democratic Committee Records Ms1989-061

A Guide to the Montgomery County [Virginia] Democratic Committee Records, 1961-1998

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1989-061


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1989-061
Title
Montgomery County [Virginia] Democratic Committee Records, 1961-1998
Physical Characteristics
10.3 Cubic Feet 8 boxes
Creator
Montgomery County Democratic Committee
Langauge
English
Abstract
This collection includes correspondence, newsclippings, meeting minutes, and rosters concerning the committee, local politics, and the congressional, senatorial, and presidential races of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Material date from 1961 through 1998.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Montgomery County [Virginia] Democratic Committee Recordse must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Montgomery County [Virginia] Democratic Committee Records, Ms1989-061, Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Acquisition Information

The majority of the collection was donated to Special Collections in the late 1980s. Additional materials were received in several donations between 1992 and 1998.

Processing Information

A basic description of the collection was completed in the 1980s. A preliminary inventory of the first five boxes was completed in the early 2010s. The 1990s accruals were arranged in June 2019. The detailed finding aid was completed in June 2019.


Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, newsclippings, meeting minutes, and rosters concerning the committee, local politics, and the congressional, senatorial, and presidential races of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Material date from 1961 through 1998. The collection includes, but is not limited to, information about the specific campaigns and tenures of Rick Boucher (9th District Congressional Representative), L. Douglas Wilder (as Governor of Virginia, 1989-93), Al Gore and Bill Clinton (1992 Presidential campaign), Don Beyer (Lieutenant Governor campaign), Mary Sue Terry for Attorney General (1989) and Governor (1993), and Joan Munford and Jim Shuler for the 12th District Virginia House of Delegates.

Arrangement

This collection is largely in the original, chronological order in which it was received. Later accruals, donated in the 1990s, were organized by candidate and are in boxes 6-8 in chronological order.


Index Term

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • Women -- History

Contents List

Box-Folder 1
1
County Democratic Convention, 1961-1969
Box-Folder 1
2
State Board of Elections , 1963-1975
Box-Folder 1
3
Blank Stationery and Form Letters , 1967-1969
Box-Folder 1
4
Correspondence with State Electoral Board , 1967-1971
Box-Folder 1
5
State Democratic Office Holders, 1967-1974
Box-Folder 1
6
Committee Meeting Minutes, 1967-1974
Box-Folder 1
7
Montgomery County Democratic Committee, 1969-1974
Box-Folder 1
8
County Conventions and Mass Meetings, 1971
Box-Folder 1
9
Sixth Legislature , 1971-1973
Box-Folder 1
10
Officers of Election , 1971-1975
Box-Folder 1
11
State Central Committee , 1971-1975
Box-Folder 1
12
37th Senatorial District, 1971-1975
Box-Folder 1
13
Fund Raising Dinners/Auctions, 1971-1974
Box-Folder 1
14
Fund Raising Letter, 1972
Box-Folder 1
15
Contributions, 1972-1973
Box-Folder 1
16
District Meetings, 1972-1973
Box-Folder 1
17
Misc. Forms, Correspondance, Lists , 1972-1974
Box-Folder 1
18
Voter Lists, 1972-1974
Box-Folder 1
19
Correspondence the State Headquarters Officials, 1972-1975
Box-Folder 1
20
9th District Committee, 1972-1976
Box-Folder 1
21
Correspondence from Mary Fessler, 1973
Box-Folder 1
22
6th Legislative District Convention, 1973
Box-Folder 1
23
Newsclippings, 1973-1974
Box-Folder 1
24
Polling, Registration, 1973-1974
Box-Folder 1
25
Info RE Joseph T. Fitzpatrick , Chair of the State Central Committee, 1973-1975
Box-Folder 1
26
Clippings, Form Letters, 1973-1979
Box-Folder 1
27
Correspondence to Sam Coleman, Chairman of the 9th District Congressional Committee, 1974
Box-Folder 1
28
9th Congressional District, 1974
Box-Folder 1
29
37th Senatorial District, 1974
Box-Folder 1
30
Radford Democratic Committee, 1974
Box-Folder 1
31
Ways and Means Committee, 1974
Box-Folder 1
32
Carroll County [VA] Democratic Committee, 1974-1975
Box-Folder 1
33
Floyd Democratic Party, 1974-1975
Box-Folder 1
34
Misc. Correspondences, 1974-1975
Box-Folder 1
35
Correspondence to Juanita Snipes, Chair of MCDP, 1974-1977
Box-Folder 1
36
Delegates for the 6th Legislative Convention, 1975
Box-Folder 1
37
Party Dinner, 1975
Box-Folder 1
38
Virginia Election Laws, 1975
Box-Folder 1
39
Virginia Campaigns and Candidates, 1976-1977
Box-Folder 1
40
6th Legislative Convention, 1977
Box-Folder 1
41
Virginia House of Delegates Nomination, 1977
Box-Folder 1
42
Newsclippings RE Local Political Issues, 1978
Box-Folder 2
1
Democratic Committee, 1982
Box-Folder 2
2
Democratic Committee, 1983
Box-Folder 2
3
37th Senatorial District Convention, 1983-1987
Box-Folder 2
4
Mass Meeting, 1984
Box-Folder 2
5
Headquarter Sign-In Sheets, 1984-1988
Box-Folder 2
6
Democratic Committee , 1984
Box-Folder 2
7
Democratic Committee, 1985
Box-Folder 2
8
Voter Registration , 1984
Box-Folder 2
9
Financial Records, 1986-1989
Box-Folder 2
10
Financial Records, 1985-1986
Box-Folder 2
11
Various Party Publications, 1985-1989
Box-Folder 2
12
Ninth District Democratic Convention, 1986
Box-Folder 2
13
Democratic Committee Meetings and Bylaws, 1986
Box-Folder 2
14
Mass Meeting, 1986
Box-Folder 2
15
October 25 Governors Day Dinner, 1986
Box-Folder 2
16
November 3, 1986 Montegomery Co. Democratic Committee Potluck Dinner, 1986
Box-Folder 2
17
Misc. Newspaper Clippings, 1986-1987
Box-Folder 2
18
Mass Meetings, 1987
Box-Folder 2
19
November 3, 1987 - Election, 1987
Box-Folder 2
20
Spring 1987 - Nomination Meetings, 1987
Box-Folder 2
21
Demo Memo Democratic Leader, 1987-1988
Box-Folder 2
22
Committee Lists, 1987-1988
Box-Folder 2
23
Registrar and Election Board, 1987
Box-Folder 2
24
"Demo Memo", 1987-1988
Box-Folder 2
25
Local Political Campaigns, 1987-1988
Box-Folder 2
26
Voter Registration/Convention, 1988
Box-Folder 2
27
Al Gore (Presidential Candidate), 1988
Box-Folder 2
28
Election Date, 1988
Box-Folder 2
29
Ninth Congressional District, 1988
Box-Folder 2
30
Primary, 1988
Box-Folder 2
31
Calendar - Democratic Dates , 1988
Box-Folder 2
32
January 23, 1988 MCDC Dinner, 1988
Box-Folder 2
33
April 9, 1988 Democratic Caucus, 1988
Box-Folder 2
34
June 3, 1988 VA. Beach State Convention, 1988
Box-Folder 2
35
July 30, 1988 Democratic Picnic, 1988
Box-Folder 2
36
September 7, Bentsen Rally, 1988
Box-Folder 2
37
September - Headquarters, 1988
Box-Folder 2
38
October 29, Governor's Day Reception and Dinner, 1988
Box-Folder 2
39
October 29, Governor's Day Reception and Dinner, 1988
Box-Folder 2
40
Boucher Finance Committee, 1988-1989
Box-Folder 3
1
Assorted Democratic Literature, 1988-1991
Box-Folder 3
2
Democratic Dates Calendar , 1989
Box-Folder 3
3
Doug Wilder, 1989
Box-Folder 3
4
Position Papers (Wilder, Beyer, Terry), 1989
Box-Folder 3
5
Don Beyer (Lt. Gov), 1989
Box-Folder 3
6
Richard L. Saslaw (Lt. Gov. Candidate), 1989
Box-Folder 3
7
Joan Munford and Charlie Johnson (House of Delegates), 1989
Box-Folder 3
8
Misc. Local Delegates, Board of Supervisors, Etc. Elections, 1989
Box-Folder 3
9
Election Publications, 1989
Box-Folder 3
10
State Convention Material, June 9-10, 1989, 1989
Box-Folder 3
11
Correspondence to Gordon Bechanan RE 1989 Elections, 1989
Box-Folder 3
12
Correspondence to Gordon Bechanan/Inauguration, 1989-1990
Box-Folder 4
1
Calendar 1990, 1990
Box-Folder 4
2
Democratic Leadership Council B Coalition for Democratic Values - Publications, 1990
Box-Folder 4
3
Publications, 1990
Box-Folder 4
4
Young Democrat State Convention, 1990
Box-Folder 4
5
Calendar , 1991
Box-Folder 4
6
Election Information - Misc., 1991
Box-Folder 4
7
Republican Candidates Campaign Literature, 1991
Box-Folder 4
8
Local Independent Candidate Campaign Literature, 1991
Box-Folder 4
9
Local Democratic Candidate Campaign Literature, 1991
Box-Folder 4
10
League of Women Voters, 1991
Box-Folder 4
11
Candidates, 1992
Box-Folder 5
1
Montgomery County Democratic Party/Committee, 1993
Box-Folder 5
2
Democratic Party of Virginia, 1993-1994
Box-Folder 5
3
National Democratic Party Literature, 1993
Box-Folder 5
4
Don Beyer 1993 Re-election for Lieutenant Governor, 1993
Box-Folder 5
5
Rick Bouchar General Literature, 1993
Box-Folder 5
6
Sylvia Cluto Campaign for Senator, 1994
Box-Folder 5
7
Bill Dolan Virginia Attorney General Election, 1993
Box-Folder 5
8
Howard Packett Campaign for House of Delegates, 1993
Box-Folder 5
9
Jim Shuler Election to House of Delegates, 1993
Box-Folder 5
10
Mary Sue Terry Election for Governor, 1993
Box-Folder 5
11
Bechanan, H. Gordon Personal Correspondence, 1992
Box-Folder 6
1
1993 Events, 1993
Box-Folder 6
2
1993 - Dec. 11 Reorganization, 1993-12-11
Box-Folder 6
3
Election Day, 1993
Box-Folder 6
4
Headquarters, 1993
Box-Folder 6
5
House and Supervisor Caucuses, 1993
Box-Folder 6
6
State and Local Caucus, 1993
Box-Folder 6
7
District C + D, 1993-06-05
Box-Folder 6
8
1992 Events, 1992
Box-Folder 6
9
9th District and State Convention, 1992
Box-Folder 6
10
Campaign and Election Day, 1992
Box-Folder 6
11
Headquarters, 1992
Box-Folder 6
12
Campaign and Election Day, 1991
Box-Folder 6
13
Dec. 7 Reorganization , 1991
Box-Folder 6
14
Petitions, 1992
Box-Folder 6
15
Delegate Caucus, 1992
Box-Folder 6
16
1991 Events, 1991
Box-Folder 6
17
Candidates, 1991
Box-Folder 6
18
Supervisors Cowst. Officers, 1991-08-24
Box-Folder 6
19
34th Senate Convention, 1991
Box-Folder 6
20
12 House Caucus, 1991
Box-Folder 6
21
Election Day, 1990
Box-Folder 6
22
1990 Events, 1990
Box-Folder 6
23
Implementing Agencies, 1989
Box-Folder 6
24
Mass Meeting, 1989-04-08
Box-Folder 6
25
9th District, 1989-05-06
Box-Folder 6
26
Mass Meeting, 1989-06-03
Box-Folder 6
27
June 9-10 State Convention, 1989
Box-Folder 6
28
1989 Events, 1989
Box-Folder 6
29
1989 Recount, 1989
Box-Folder 6
30
1989 Headquarters, 1989
Box-Folder 6
31
1989 Coal Miners' Strike Information, 1989
Box-Folder 6
32
Mass Meeting, 1989-12-02
Box-Folder 6
33
1989 Presidential Primary, 1989
Box-Folder 6
34
1988 Presidential Candidates, 1988
Box-Folder 6
35
1988 Presidential Candidates - Al Gore, 1988
Box-Folder 6
36
1988 Presidential Candidates - Paul Simon , 1988
Box-Folder 6
37
Buttons and Advisements, 1988-1993
Box-Folder 6
38-39
Minutes and Agendas, 1986-1993
Box-Folder 6
40
Calendars, 1992-1995
Box-Folder 7
1
1988 Democratic National Convention Book, 1988
Box-Folder 7
2
Democratic National Convention, 1988
Box-Folder 7
3
Candidates, 1989
Box-Folder 7
4
Democratic Chair Handbook, 1991
Box-Folder 7
5
Candidates, 1992
Box-Folder 7
6
Candidates, 1993
Box-Folder 7
7
Officers of Election, 1993
Box-Folder 7
8
Candidates, 1994
Box-Folder 7
9
1994 Candidates - Chuck Robb, 1994
Box-Folder 7
10-13
Candidates, 1995
Box-Folder 7
14
Candidates - Rick Boucher, 1995
Box-Folder 7
15
Events, 1995
Box-Folder 7
16
Membership, 1995
Box-Folder 8
1
Candidates, 1996
Box-Folder 8
2
Events, 1996
Box-Folder 8
3
Campaign Materials - Beyer, Payne & Dolan, 1997
Box-Folder 8
4
Board of Supervisors, 1997
Box-Folder 8
5
Campaign Contributions, 1997
Box-Folder 8
6
Candidates, 1997
Box-Folder 8
7
Events, 1997
Box-Folder 8
8
Elections, 1997
Box-Folder 8
9
Recommendations, 1998
Box-Folder 8
10
Candidates - Rick Boucher, 1998