University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Nancy Riley Smith Political Memorabilia Collection, 1968-1980s

Descriptive Summary

Creator Smith, Nancy Riley
Title Nancy Riley Smith Political Memorabilia Collection
Dates: 1968-1980s
Accession No.: 2007-085
Extent 1 in.
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Nancy Riley Smith was the manager of Richard Nixon’s Kansas presidential campaign headquarters. She later became regional assistant for the Bob Dole campaign in Kansas.

Scope and Contents

Collection contains artifacts and papers related to the presidential campaign of Richard Nixon and the Nixon-Agnew inauguration. Also included is memorabilia from the Gerald Ford-Bob Dole campaign and the Dole campaign. Artifacts include buttons, pennants, belts, scarves, and wallets.


Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Index Terms

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 -- Inauguration.
Political campaigns -- United States.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1972.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1976

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation:

Nancy Riley Smith Political Memorabilia Collection, 1968-1980s, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection



2.325/F35 Photograph, Richard Nixon, with autograph, undated
“The History of the Republican Party, 1854-1970,” Republican National Committee (2 copies)
“The Week That Changed the World: President Richard M. Nixon’s Historic Visit to Communist China,” David C. Whitney, 1972
“Quest for Lasting Peace: President Nixon’s Historic Visit to Austria, U.S.S.R., Iran and Poland,” David C. Whitney, 1972
First Monday, periodical of the Republican National Committee, March 5, 1973
Ephemera, including invitations, tickets, guides and programs, from inauguration of President Richard Nixon, 1973
Bumper stickers, Bob Dole, undated
Menu, U.S. House of Representatives Restaurant, 1968
2.325/D31b Gerald Ford and Bob Dole campaign poster
Artifacts Contact repository.