Allan H. Schell collection of campaign buttons, pins, and political ephemera
Campaign buttons and pins comprise most of the collection and serve as a visual record of the presidential elections between 1884 and 2008. In addition to buttons and pins of presidential campaigns, the collection includes campaign memorabilia related to South Dakota politics in the 20th century.
- Creation: 1884 - 2008
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1996
- Schell, Allan H. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research without restriction. Researchers are advised to contact the Archives and Special Collections prior to visiting. Advance notice may be needed to retrieve items for research use.
Conditions Governing Use
Researchers must obtain a signed Permission to Publish Form if they wish to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information from published and unpublished works held by ASC. Permission to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information materials from ASC does not constitute permission from the holder of copyright or literary rights. The researcher is responsible for securing permission from the copyright holder to publish or reproduce content from materials found in the collections.
Biographical / Historical
The collection was created by Allan H. Schell, alumnus of the University of South Dakota (BA, 1954) and son of USD history professor and first archivist Herbert Schell.
19.5 Linear Feet (17 record cartons, 1 document box, and 1 flat oversize box)
Language of Materials
The collection is organized into the Publications, Political Pins, Non-Political Pins, Political Memorabilia series.
- Allan H. Schell collection of campaign buttons, pins, and political ephemera
- Lisa Serres
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository