A Guide to the Virginia Tech Young Democrats Scrapbook, 1986-1987 Virginia Tech Young Democrats Scrapbook 2014-005

Virginia Tech Young Democrats Scrapbook, 1986-1987

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number 2014-005


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Processed by: Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2014-005
Title
Virginia Tech Young Democrats Scrapbook, 1986-1987
Physical Characteristics
0.3 cu. ft. 1 box
Creator
Virginia Tech Young Democrats.
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes a scrapbook from the Young Democrats at Virginia Tech dating from 1986-1987. The scrapbook contains administrative information, memorabilia and photographs from the Virginia Young Democrats Convention, materials from service projects, invites to club events/programs, and items from the 1986 state and national elections, and newsclippings.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Virginia Tech Young Democrats Scrapbook must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia Tech Young Democrats Scrapbook, Ms2014-005, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Virginia Tech Young Democrats Scrapbook was donated to Special Collections in March 2014.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginia Tech Young Democrats Scrapbook was completed in April 2014.


Historical Note

The Virginia Tech Young Democrats began prior to 1985. The club held speakers series, sponsored and worked on service projects, campaigned for political officials, and attended conventions. As of 2014, the club continues to be active on the Virginia Tech campus.

Scope and Content

The collection includes a scrapbook from the Young Democrats at Virginia Tech dating from 1986-1987. The scrapbook contains administrative information, memorabilia and photographs from the Virginia Young Democrats Convention, materials from service projects, invites to club events/programs, and items from the 1986 state and national elections, and newsclippings. The administrative information includes bylaws, the Constitution, and a list of officers. Many of the items in the scrapbook are flyers and informational pamphlets about speaker series, projects, and events sponsored by the club. The collection also features an award to the club in recognition of the "Best Small Young Democrat Club" in 1986.

Related Material

Separated Material

The donation included three issues of The Virginia Tech Young Democrat (Vol 1, Nos. 1-3), a monthly newsletter. These were removed from the collection and cataloged for the Special Collections Rare Book Collection.


Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Virginia Tech Young Democrats.
  • Subjects:

  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Contents List

Box 1
Scrapbook, 1986-1987