Philip and Rosamund Davies U.S. Elections Campaigns Archive
The archive contains campaign material collected by Professor Philip Davies. The material covers all levels of elections.
38.85 linear metres (211 boxes)
Language of Materials
- Spanish; Castilian
Conditions Governing Use
The archive is housed and consulted at the Vere Harmsworth Library.
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Amer. s. 33 / 1 / 1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Amer. s. 33/1-59; MSS. 15544/1-14; MS. 21344/1-26; MSS. 21385/1-2; MS. 21386; MSS. 21387/1-8; MS. 21388/1-2; MS. 21389/1-65; MSS. 21390/1-3; MSS. 21391/1-15; MSS. 21392-21394; MSS. 21395/1-229; MS. 21396; MSS. 21397/1-2; MSS. 21399/1-40; MSS. 21400/1-16; MSS. 21401/1-9; MSS. 21402/1-28; MSS. 21404/1-8; MSS. 21405-21406; MSS. 21407/1-208; MSS. 21408/ 1-21; MSS. 21722/1-2
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15544, 21344, 21385-21408, 21722
Papers relating to elections held in the United States of America in the years 1814 to 2021.
Biographical / Historical
Professor Philp Davies was formerly Director of the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library.
The material is arranged into levels of election as follows:
- U.S. Senate
- U.S. House of Representatives
- State and local
- Groups (interest and party)
Further accruals up to 2022 have been shelfmarked according to acquisition, and incorporated into the existing arrangement.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The first tranche of the archive (shelfmarks beginning MS. Amer. s. 33) was donated by Professor Philip Davies in 2002. Further accruals, received from Davies and others over the subsequent years up to 2022, have been incorporated for the second edition of the catalogue, as follows:
- MS. 21386 was transferred from the Conservative Party Archive, Dec 2012.
- MS. 21344 was donated by Philip Davies, 2012-2013
- MS. 21385 was donated by Dean McSweeney, Apr 2013
- MS. 21387 was donated by Philip Davies, May 2013
- MS. 21388 was donated by Huw David
- MS. 21389 was donated by Philip Davies, Jul 2013
- MS. 21390 was donated by Nigel Bowles, Jul 2013
- MS. 21391 was donated by Philip Davies, Feb 2014
- MS. 21392 was donated by by Bart Gordon and Josh Carpenter, Apr 2014
- MS. 21393 was donated by Philip Davies, Mar 2016
- MS. 21394 was donated by Jim Conzelman, Dec 2016
- MS. 21395 was donated by Philip Davies, Dec 2016
- MS. 21396 was donated by the Bernie Sanders campaign during Democrats Abroad Primary voting at the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford, Mar 2016
- The acquisition source of MS. 21397 and MS. 21406 is unknown.
- MS. 21399 was donated by Philip Davies, Jun 2017
- MS. 21400 was donated by Caroline Cracraft, Jan 2018, along with CMD ID 21398 and CMD ID 21403.
- MS. 21401 was donated by Philip Davies, 2017-2018
- MS. 21402 was donated by Philip Davies, Jun 2018
- MS. 21404 was donated by Philip Davies, 2018
- MS. 21405 was donated by Byron Schafer, Nov 2018
- MS. 21407 was donated by Philip Davies, Aug 2020
- MS. 21408 was donated by Philip Davies , Jul 2021
- MS. 21722 was donated by Philip Davies, Feb 2022.
- MS. 15544 is believed to be donated from Philip Davies with the first tranche of material, 2002.
- 19th century
- 20th century
- 21st century
- Buttons -- Collectors and collecting
- Davies | Philip John | b 1948 | director of the Eccles Centre for American Studies
- United States of America
- United States. Congress. House.
- United States. Congress. Senate.
- Catalogue of the Philip and Rosamund Davies U.S. Elections Campaigns Archive
- First edition catalogue prepared by Marion Lowman, 2012. Second edition catalogue prepared by Kelly Burchmore, 2022.
- Language of description
- Script of description
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