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Bill Clinton and Al Gore visit to Elon

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.008

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter, photographs, and newspaper clippings that relate to the visit made by Bill Clinton and Al Gore to Elon College during their 1992 presidential campaign tour in North Carolina. Bill Clinton and Al Gore, as well as their wives Hillary Clinton and Tipper Gore, visited the campus of Elon College on October 26, 1992. The collection primarily contains photographs and newspaper clippings that portray and discuss the Clinton/Gore visit to Alamance County, NC, specifically Elon College. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into three series. The series are: Correspondence; Photographs; Printed Material. The only series arranged chronologically is Printed Material.

The correspondence series contains one letter discussing the arrival of Bill Clinton and Al Gore to Elon College on October 26, 1992. Gerald Francis (then Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs) sent a letter to all faculty, staff, and students letting them know that Clinton and Gore were stopping at Elon College in front of the Alamance Building during their presidential campaign tour in North Carolina (1:1).

The largest series in the collection contains photographs, slides, and negatives showing the crowds that came to see Clinton and Gore at Elon College, Clinton and Gore speaking to the crowd in front of the Alamance Building, and members of the Clinton/Gore bus caravan (news crews, security agents, etc…). Since this series only contains photographic materials, it offers no textual information regarding their visit to Elon College in 1992 (2:1-2:7).

One of the smaller series in the collection is printed material. This series contains only one folder of newspaper clippings taken from the Burlington Times-News and the Greensboro News and Record. The majority of the articles discuss events that took place in various cities/towns that the Clinton/Gore presidential campaign visited during their tour in North Carolina. However, there are a few articles that discuss specific events that took place during their visit at Elon College (3:1).

Dates

  • 1992 - 1992

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 archival box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains a letter, photographs, and newspaper clippings that relate to the visit made by Bill Clinton and Al Gore to Elon College during their 1992 presidential campaign tour in North Carolina. Bill Clinton and Al Gore, as well as their wives Hillary Clinton and Tipper Gore, visited the campus of Elon College on October 26, 1992. The collection primarily contains photographs and newspaper clippings that portray and discuss the Clinton/Gore visit to Alamance County, NC, specifically Elon College.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into three series. The series are: Correspondence; Photographs; Printed Material. The only series arranged chronologically is Printed Material.

Physical Location

The collection is located in Belk Library Archives Satellite Shelving at Elon University. Please contact the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for further details about the location.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown

Related Materials

Please consult with the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for additional information about related materials to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Katie Nash, December, 2005

Note: The numbers following the name/subject entry indicate in which Series#:Folder# that name/topic can be found (ex. 1:1). If no Series#:Folder# is listed, then a number will indicate in which Series the name/topic can be found. Dates of the items are given in parentheses for an individual Series/Folder or, if at the end, for the entire subject/name entry (no date=n.d.). Numbered entries come before alphabetical listings.

Burlington Times-News, 3:1 (1992)

Cheerleaders, 2:3, 2:5 (1992)

Clinton, Bill, 2:1-2:7 (1992)

Clinton, Chelsea, 2:3 (1992)

Clinton/Gore bus caravan, 1:1 (1992)

Clinton, Hillary, 2:2-2:7 (1992)

Elon Mascot, 2:2-2:4 (1992)

Fighting Christian, 2:2-2:4 (1992)

Francis, Gerald, 1:1, 2:1

Gore, Al, 2:1-2:6 (1992)

Gore, Tipper, 2:2-2:7 (1992)

Greensboro News and Record, 3:1 (1992)

Young, Fred, 2:2-2:6 (1992)
Author
Encoded by Katie Nash, December, 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Belk Library Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Belk Library, Room 204
Campus Box 2550
Elon U.S.A. - North Carolina 27244