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1992 Republican National Convention, Houston Host Committee records Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 562
Finding Aid Author
Lee Pecht
Finding Aid Date
2016
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
English
Finding Aid Note
This material is stored off-site at the Library Service Center and requires 24 hours' retrieval time. Please contact woodson@rice.edu for assistance.

Dates

  • 1992 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    1 box

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    These materials are open for research. Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

  • Biographical / Historical

    The 1992 Republican national convention was held at the Astrodome in Houston, Aug. 17-20, culminating in the nomination of hometown favorite George H.W. Bush for president and Dan Quayle for vice-president. It featured Ronald Reagan's last major public address, a fiery oration by Pat Buchanan, and an address by HIV activist Mary Fischer. Numerous local volunteers were instrumental before, during, and after the convention to be sure the events proceeded smoothly and that the delegates' needs were met.

  • Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of the official guide and calendar, the Houston Chronicle special convention edition, and numerous give-aways and souvenirs.

  • Language of Materials

    The materials are in English.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Permission to publish from the 1992 Republican National Convention, Houston Host Committee must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

  • Preferred Citation

    1992 Republican National Convention, Houston Host Committee, MS 562, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Received as gift from the Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, via Wally Saage, Aug. 30, 2010

Components