The Washington and Lee University Mock Convention is a quadrennial tradition in which student delegates attempt to predict the presidential nominee of the political party currently out of the White House. W&L held its first Mock Convention in 1908. This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on Mock Convention.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Record Group 36: Mock Convention, Special Collections and Archives, James G. Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

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  • 1908 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1908 Mock Convention.
  • 1912 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1912 Mock Convention.
  • 1916 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1916 Mock Convention.
  • 1928 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1928 Mock Convention.
  • 1932 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1932 Mock Convention.
  • 1948 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1948 Mock Convention.
  • 1952 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1952 Mock Convention.
  • 1956 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1956 Mock Convention.
  • 1960 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1960 Mock Convention.
  • 1964 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1964 Mock Convention.
  • 1968 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1968 Mock Convention.
  • 1972 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1972 Mock Convention.
  • 1976 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1976 Mock Convention.
  • 1980 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1980 Mock Convention.
  • 1984 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1984 Mock Convention.
  • 1988 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1988 Mock Convention.
  • 1992 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1992 Mock Convention.
  • 1996 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1996 Mock Convention.
  • 2000 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 2000 Mock Convention.
  • 2004 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 2004 Mock Convention.
  • 2008 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 2008 Mock Convention.
  • 2016 Mock Convention

    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 2016 Mock Convention.
  • Documentary Interviews

    This collection contains interviews used in the 2014 documentary "Mock Con: the storied history of the Washington & Lee University Mock Presidential Convention".

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