Gaylord Nelson Papers, 1954-2006 (bulk 1963-1980)

 
Contents List
  Campaign Material, 1962-1980
Container Title
Series: Campaign Material, 1962-1980
1962
Box   46
Folder   1
Background
Films
CB 040
[Gaylord Nelson Campaign Spots] / [production company unknown], circa 1962
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (766 feet); silent and sound; black and white; 16 mm print and negative 
Scope and Content Note: Contains various Nelson campaign spots (from 1960 gubernatorial campaign and Nelson's 1962? campaign for Senate). A few optical sound tracks are included. Possibly produced by Art Schultz.
CB 033
[Nelson Campaign 1962] / [production company unknown], 1962
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (700 feet); sound; black and white; 16 mm print (CB 033)
:   1 film reel of 1 (1226 feet); silent and sound; black and white; 16 mm print (DD 645)
:   1 film reel of 1 (455 feet); silent; black and white; 16 mm print (AC 459) 
Scope and Content Note: Two reels (AC 459 and DD 645) contain miscellaneous footage of Nelson which was used later in promotional spots for his 1962 Senate campaign. Reel number CB 033 contains seventeen completed spots for television. Credits: sponsored by the Nelson for Senate Committee.
Note: CB 033 is shrunken very little and buckled.
DD 646
[Gaylord Nelson Campaign Spots and Outtakes] / [production company unknown], circa 1962
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (1155 feet); silent and sound; black and white; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Film of Nelson campaign spots and their outtakes; includes clips of Nelson with his family, John F. Kennedy, college students, and elderly people.
Note: Image disappears in spots.
FF 074
[Gaylord Nelson Campaign Clips and Outtakes] / [production company unknown], circa 1962
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (1372 feet); silent; black and white; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Film of Nelson campaign spots and their outtakes; includes clips of Nelson with his family, college students, and elderly people.
Note: Related to DD 646?
AC 434
[Knowles Television Spots-1966] / [production company unknown], 1966
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (357 feet); sound; black and white; 16 mm archival positive 
Scope and Content Note: Contains thirteen television spots. They endorse Knowles for governor of Wisconsin during the 1966 campaign.
Mss 1020
Box   46
Folder   2
Box   46
Folder   3
Polls
1968
Box   46
Folder   4
Attitude polls
Box   46
Folder   5-7
Attitude survey, 1964, 1966, 1968
Audio tapes
1173A/25-27
Edward Kennedy
1173A/37
Vince Lombardi
1173A/41-45, 47-53, 62, 89
Car registration, nuclear ban, auto prices, etc.
Mss 1020
Box   46
Folder   8
Biography
Box   46
Folder   9
Box   46
Folder   10
“Campaign Train”
Box   234
Folder   6
Poster, Whistle Stop Tour, oversize
Box   46
Folder   11
Community leaders, Jewish
Box   46
Folder   12
Correspondence and memoranda
Box   46
Folder   13
Critique
Box   46
Folder   14
D.C. Committee
Box   46
Folder   15
Election analysis, 1963
Box   46
Folder   16
Endorsements
Films
DD 644
[Gaylord Nelson: 1968 Campaign Spots] / [production company unknown], circa 1968
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (1241 feet); sound; color and black and white; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Series of 32 campaign spots and commercials for Nelson's 1968 re-election campaign for the Senate. Possibly produced by Arthur Schultz. Credits: Authorized and paid for by the Nelson for Senate Committee.
Note: Color faded
CB 027
[Hubert H. Humphrey testimonial] / [production company unknown], circa 1967
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (749 feet); sound; black and white; 16 mm archival positive 
Scope and Content Note: Hubert Humphrey gives a speech praising the achievements of Gaylord Nelson at a reception held for Nelson in Clear Lake, Wisconsin.
Note: Picture and sound are out of sync at points; sound is weak at beginning of film.
AC 439
[La Follette for governor] / Ash Film Productions, circa 1968
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (205 feet); sound; color; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Film contains eight campaign spots endorsing Bronson La Follette for governor. Topics include consumer protection, local conservation, education, and the La Follette tradition.
Mss 1020
Box   46
Folder   17
Funds, information and background, 1962, 1968
Box   46
Folder   18
Fundraising dinner report, 1965
Box   46
Folder   19
General
Box   46
Folder   20
Guidelines for area coordinators
Box   46
Folder   21
Issue material
Box   46
Folder   22
Literature
Box   233
Folder   2
Literature, oversize
Box   46
Folder   23
McCarthy Campaign
Box   46
Folder   24
Miscellaneous
Box   46
Folder   25
Nelson record, 1966
Box   46
Folder   26
Newsletter
Box   46
Folder   27
Newspaper advertising
Box   234
Folder   7-10
Newspaper advertising, oversize
Scope and Content Note: Contains newspaper mechanicals with original photos.
Box   46
Folder   28
Organization
Box   46
Folder   29
Outline
Box   238
Folder   5
Poster, oversize
Box   46
Folder   30
Presidential file
Box   46
Folder   31
Press releases
Box   46
Folder   32
Quotes
Box   46
Folder   33
Radio spots information and transcripts
Box   46
Folder   34
Registration
Box   46
Folder   35
Social Security vote
Box   46
Folder   36
Speech notes, Nelson's
Box   46
Folder   37
Speeches
Television spots information
Box   46
Folder   38
General
Box   46
Folder   39
Bruce Barton, commercial
Box   46
Folder   40
Wisconsin press
1974
Box   46
Folder   41
Analyses
1173A/63
Audio tape, Nelson Spots, October 21
Mss 1020
Box   46
Folder   42
Barbash, “critical data”
Box   47
Folder   1
Budgets
Box   47
Folder   2
Clippings
Box   47
Folder   3
Cherkasky “special file”
Box   47
Folder   4
Correspondence and planning
Box   47
Folder   5
County fairs
Box   47
Folder   6
Debates
Box   47
Folder   7
Endorsements
Films
DD 633
[Conversation with Senator Nelson at the Levins' House] / [production company unknown], circa 1974
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (1138 feet); color; 16 mm print (DD 633)
:   1 film reel of 1 (1138 feet); 16 mm magnetic track (DD 634) 
Scope and Content Note: Senator Nelson discusses current social, political and economic issues (energy, dairy farms, health care, wiretaps, arms race) over coffee at the Levins' house.
Note: Conversation from the Levins' is difficult to understand--sound is muffled and speakers are not identified.
CB 041
[Senator Gaylord Nelson 1973-1974 Outtakes] / [production company unknown], circa 1974
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (657 feet); color; 16 mm print (CB 041)
:   1 film reel of 1 (649 feet); sound; 16 mm magnetic track (CB 042) 
Scope and Content Note: Senator Nelson speaks on giantism in corporations, inflation, healthcare, wiretapping, and the arms race with the Soviet Union. All of the shots are outtakes probably used for campaigning.
Note: Picture disappears in some spots and sound is static in some spots.
AC 443
[Gaylord Nelson on Wiretapping and Drug Prices] / [production company unknown], circa 1974
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (385 feet); silent; color; 16 mm print (AC 443)
:   1 film reel of 1 (385 feet); sound; 16 mm magnetic track (AC 444) 
Scope and Content Note: Footage for Nelson's re-election campaign 1974 in three parts: 1) Nelson talks on wiretapping and drug pricing, 2) Walter Mondale gives an endorsement for Nelson for Senator, and 3) Nelson outtakes (campaign spots?) on the government and the environment.
Note: Sound fades in and out on Mondale speech
AC 447
[Gaylord Nelson: Looking over the Land] / [Committee for Senator Nelson?], 1973
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (321 feet); silent; color; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Nelson hikes the North Country Trail. Includes scenes of Telemark Lodge in northern Wisconsin.
VHA 594
[Nelson Campaign Ads 1974] / Unitel, 1974
Physical Description: 1 VHS tape of 1 
Scope and Content Note: Five thirty-second television ads filmed for 1974 re-election campaign. Senator Sam Ervin endorses Nelson; William Proxmire and Nelson are shown together. Credits: Tony Schwartz, producer?
Mss 1020
Box   47
Folder   8
Fundraising
Box   47
Folder   9
Fundraising events
Box   47
Folder   10-11
General Campaign material
Box   47
Folder   12
“Good articles”
Box   47
Folder   13
“Good letters”
Box   47
Folder   14
Ideas
Box   47
Folder   15
Kaplan, Esther (Chairman), file
Box   47
Folder   16
League of Women Voters interview information
Box   47
Folder   17
Literature
Box   233
Folder   3
Literature, oversize
Box   47
Folder   18
Memoranda
Box   47
Folder   19
Nelson for Senate Committee press releases
Box   47
Folder   20
“Nelson Record”
Box   47
Folder   21
Newspaper advertising
Box   234
Folder   5
Newspaper advertising, oversize
Petri, State Senator Thomas
Box   47
Folder   22
General
Box   47
Folder   23
Issues information
Box   47
Folder   24
Position papers
Quotes
Box   47
Folder   25
Drugs
Box   47
Folder   26
Energy and conservation
Box   47
Folder   27-28
General
Box   47
Folder   29
Pension reform
Box   47
Folder   30
Vietnam
Box   47
Folder   31
Radio working file
Box   47
Folder   32
Republican Party
Box   48
Folder   1
Survey
Box   48
Folder   2
Television spots
Box   236
Tickler mailing list, 1973, oversize
Box   48
Folder   3
Usable happenings
1980
Audio tapes
1173A/82-86
Nelson-Kasten debate, UW-Green Bay, 1980 September 26
1173A/23
Nelson re-election dinner, Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee, 1974 September 14
Mss 1020
Box   48
Folder   4
Correspondence
Box   48
Folder   5
Election returns, 1978
Box   48
Folder   6
Election statistics, 1972-1978
Box   48
Folder   7
Endorsements, Nelson
Box   48
Folder   8
General
Box   48
Folder   9
Historical interest for “Nelson Record,” 1966-1968, 1974
Issues
Box   48
Folder   10-13
Briefing books, multiple issues
Box   48
Folder   14-16
Debate, defense
Box   48
Folder   17
Energy and environment
Box   48
Folder   18
Mayaguez
Box   48
Folder   19-20
Miscellaneous, 1974-1980
Box   48
Folder   21
Legislative achievements, environment
Box   48
Folder   22
Literature
Box   233
Folder   4
Literature, oversize
Box   48
Folder   23
Mailing lists, undated
Media information
Box   48
Folder   24
Get-out-the-vote and voter ID
Box   48
Folder   25
Plans
Box   49
Folder   1
Plans (continued)
Box   49
Folder   2-3
TV-Radio spots
Box   49
Folder   4
Meeting minutes, daily staff, July-September
Memos
Box   49
Folder   5
Energy
Box   49
Folder   6
Debate, League of Women Voters
Box   49
Folder   7
Miscellaneous
Nelson for Senate Committee
Box   49
Folder   8
Baver, Robert, attorney
Box   49
Folder   9
Finances
Box   49
Folder   10-34
News clippings
Other candidates and opposition
Cofrin, Doug
Box   49
Folder   35
Committee finances
Box   49
Folder   36
General
Box   49
Folder   37
Dreyfus, Lee
Kasten, Bob
Box   49
Folder   38
Debates Candidate
Box   49
Folder   39
Endorsements
Box   49
Folder   40
General
Box   49
Folder   41-47
Voting records
Kohler, Terry
Box   49
Folder   48
General
Box   49
Folder   49
Committee finances
Box   49
Folder   50
Miscellaneous
Box   50
Folder   1
Olson, Rusty
Polls and surveys
Box   50
Folder   2
Harris, Lou, and others, 1975-1978
Box   50
Folder   3
Milwaukee Journal poll, 1978-1979
Box   50
Folder   4
Nelson questionnaire, 1979 January
Box   50
Folder   5-9
Polls, 1978, 1980
Box   50
Folder   10
Volunteer survey
Box   233
Folder   5
Voters, oversize materials
Box   50
Folder   11
National Taxpayers Union
Oversize Folder   13
Poster
Box   50
Folder   12
Presidential file, 1976
Box   50
Folder   13
Press book
Press releases, statements, speeches, drafts
Box   50
Folder   14
Auxier, Gary, file
Box   50
Folder   15
Dairy article
Box   50
Folder   16
General
Box   50
Folder   17
Energy, drafts
Box   50
Folder   18
Environment, Nelson vs. Kasten
Box   50
Folder   19
Environment, general
Box   50
Folder   20
General newsletter mock-up
Box   50
Folder   21
Year end newsletter, 1978 Fall
Box   50
Folder   22-32
Quote file
Box   50
Folder   33
Small business propaganda
Box   50
Folder   34
Steve Johnson
Travel
Box   50
Folder   35
Days in Washington, D.C., 1980
Days in Wisconsin
Box   50
Folder   36
1979
Box   50
Folder   37
1980
Box   50
Folder   38
Maps, 1980
Box   50
Folder   39-40
Weekly schedules-D.C., 1978-1979
Voting studies and ratings
Box   51
Folder   1
Hearings, attendance
Box   51
Folder   2
Wisconsin AFL-CIO voting records
Box   51
Folder   3-12
General, 1973-1980
Box   51
Folder   13
Wisconsin Democratic Party
Box   51
Folder   14-17
Other campaigns / Senatorial Campaign Committee, 1968-1970, 1977