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Democratic Party, 1960 - 1988

Sub-Series F: Democratic Party, 1960 - 1988


  • 1960 - 1988

Scope and Contents

O'Neill, a strong partisan, encouraged party unity and urged reforms that would foster a stronger and more vital Democratic Party. Gathered here are Democratic organization records concerned with presidential and congressional elections and conventions. Correspondence in the files is supplemented by reports on election results, surveys, platform material and manuals. Especially interesting are the files on the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), which raised money to assist candidates. As Speaker, O'Neill often supported the DCCC's efforts by speaking at fundraisers and receptions.


Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Selected items are closed due to fragility; a microfilm access copy is available. Audiovisual recordings in this collection have been migrated from source media; digital use copies can only be accessed onsite in the Burns Library Reading Room.


2.5 Linear Feet (6 containers)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States
617-552-2465 (Fax)