Guide to the Young Democrats Student Organization Records, 1988-1992

Summary Information

Title: Young Democrats Student Organization Records, 1988-1992
Collection: UA.5167
Extent: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)

The Young Democrats was an organization which promoted student activism in politics at Appalachian State University, and was most active in the mid to late 1980s. This collection contains material documenting the Young Democrats' convention activities.

Creator: Young Democrats Student Organization.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Young Democrats Student Organzation promoted student activism in politics at Appalachian State University, and was most active in the mid to late 1980s. It provided students the opportunity to get involved in politics on local, state, and national levels and to voice their opinions on political issues. During election years, the Young Democrats assisted the county Democratic Party, called registered voters, and hung up campaign posters. During non-election years, they had local and state officials come speak at their meetings.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes information concerning the Young Democrats' convention activities; specifically:organizational newsletters, a membership list for the years 1990-1991, and programs from the Winter Seminar and Spring State Convention that were held in 1990.


This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions: UA.2003.055 and UA.2011.032.

Processing Information

This collection was processed on 5 October 2016 by Brandi Bounds.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5167: Young Democrats Student Organization Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List


  Box Folder

Banquet, 1990

1 1

Constitution - List of Accomplishments, 1989 - 1990, Undated

1 2

Conventions, 1990 - 1991

1 3

Data Processing Management Association, 1990, Undated

1 4

Debates, 1992

1 5

Dr. B.B. Dougherty Statue, 1990

1 6

Ephemera and Other Materials, 1991 - 1992, Undated

1 7

Letterhead, 1990-1992, Undated

1 8

Membership List, 1990-1991

1 9

News Clippings, 1990-1992

1 10

Newsletters, 1990-1992, Undated

1 11

Newsletter, Mailings, Calendars, 1990, Undated

1 12

Phamphlets, 1991-1992

1 13

Photograph: ASU College Democrats with U.S. Senator Terry Sanford, 1990

1 14

Reports, 1988-1992

1 15

Spring State Convention, 1990

1 16

Winter Seminar, 1990-1992

1 17

YDNC Newsletter, 1991

1 18
  Box Item

1990 Seniors Appalachian State University Yellow Cup, 1990

2 1

College Democrats of America T-Shirt, Undated

2 2

1990 Senior Appalachian State University T-Shirt, 1990

2 3

A.S.U. Democrats T-Shirt, 1990-1991

2 4