Overview of the collection
Special Collections & Archives
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Reference Code: USGZE AS567
Accession Number: 06-120
Collection Number: Archives Series 567
Creators: University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. Young Democratic Caucus of Wisconsin
Title: University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire: Young Democratic Caucus of Wisconsin Records
Quantity: 0.4 cubic feet (1 archives box)
Location of Collection: B11/3a
Languages: Collection materials are in English.
Summary: Officers’ records and subject files from a student political organization.
The Young Democratic Caucus of Wisconsin at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire was founded as a student organization in 1978. According to the organization’s first constitution, it was founded “to create an active interest and awareness in the government so as to help and assist it in its function; to foster new ideas to benefit the people of the nation; to make public interest and awareness in the government grow; and … provide justice and promote the ideas that have always been the basis of the Democratic Party.” The organization was also known as the Young Democrats and maintained ties to the Democratic Parties of Wisconsin and Eau Claire County.
The collection consists of the Young Democrats’ President’s papers (1983–4), the Vice Chairperson’s papers (1980–1984), the Treasurer’s papers (1982–1983), subject files, and miscellaneous records. The collection consists of the Young Democrats’ President’s papers (1983–4), the Vice Chairperson’s papers (1980–1984), the Treasurer’s papers (1982–1983), subject files, and miscellaneous records.
Transferred to the University Archives by Allen Patek on behalf of the Young Democratic Caucus of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire in August 1984.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.
Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.
Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in May 2006.
Arrangement: By series.
OCLC #: 69666717
- University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. Young Democratic Caucus of Wisconsin
- University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire — Students
- Democratic Party (Eau Claire County, Wis.) — History
- Democratic Party (Wis.) — History
- College students — Wisconsin–Eau Claire — Political activity
- Student activities — Wisconsin–Eau Claire
Detailed List of Contents
District and County Democratic Party — newsletters, 1984 Convention materials
Other Democratic Organizations
State Newsletters: The Advocate; The Young Democrat
Local Organization: UW-EC Young Democrats
Gaylord Nelson Senatorial Campaign
Congressman David Obey
Earl-Flynn Committee (Tony Earl for Governor)
Paul Offner for Congress
John Medinger Emphasis Weekend
Students for Alan Cranston
1984 Presidential Candidates
Hottest Lips on Campus Contest
Membership and Interest Lists
1982–1983 State Convention — Young Democrats
1984 State Convention (held in La Crosse, WI)— Young Democrats
Young Democrat-College Republican Model Legislature
Young Democrats Mailer
April 7th Coalition for an Uncommitted Caucus
“Bankrupt the State” Board Game
Central American Support Group, Doug La Follette
Labor Unions, AFL-CIO — Brochures, Fliers, Labor News Review Newsletter