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United States. Congress. House

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Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

George W. Julian collection

 Collection
Identifier: L081
Scope and Contents The bulk of the correspondence is that of George W. Julian and his wife, Laura Giddings Julian, and with his children, Grace and Paul, while he was serving in Congress, working as an attorney in Washington, D.C., and on speaking tours. In his letters with Laura, he discusses questions before Congress. Additional correspondence includes letters to Laura from her father, Joshua R. Giddings, written while he was serving in Congress or as U.S. consul general to Canada in Montreal (1861-1864);...
Dates: 1789-1940, bulk 1789-1902

Hamilton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L062
Scope and Contents This collection contains business papers, correspondence, receipts and deeds from the firm of Hamilton and Taber, including Cyrus Taber's correspondence with Allen Hamilton. Much of the correspondence regards business, various Indian treaties, railroads, politics, and the settlement of Hamilton's estate following his death in 1864. Materials date from 1788 through 1963, with the bulk of the collection dating from Allen Hamilton's career. Materials are arranged chronologically, with business...
Dates: 1788-1963

Henry A. Barnhart collection

 Collection
Identifier: L597
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Henry A. Barnhart's business and political correspondence, including his correspondence as owner of the Rochester Sentinel regarding operational costs, advertising, paper's editorials and news stories, and the Northern Indiana Editorial Association (1890s-1906); his correspondence as president of the Rochester Telephone Company regarding operational costs, rates and regulations of the telephone industry, employee relations,...
Dates: 1866-1965

Herbert L. Heller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0630
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, notes, clippings, and other papers from Herbert L. Heller in Indiana ranging from 1867 to 1950, including notes for his dissertation on the education of African Americans in Indiana during the 19th century, a volume of lecture notes with pasted illustrations on art history, English history, and literature from 1867, and miscellaneous primary source materials he collected during historical research on education and religion in Indiana. The documents...
Dates: 1867-1950

Joanna M. Lane letter

 Collection — Folder: S0803
Identifier: S0803
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by Joanna M. Lane to author and historian, Benson J. Lossing, on December 8, 1863. The letter contains Mrs. Lane's comments regarding life in Washington D.C., the situation in the House of Representatives and the expected election of Schulyer Colfax as Speaker of the House, and the growing feelings against General Mead.
Dates: 1863/12/06

John Harris Baker letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2646
Scope and Contents This collection contains one photocopy of a letter to Wilber from John Harris Baker dated August 7, 1876. The letter contains information about the case of Abbott v. Frost.

There is also an oversize folder with a mathematics notebook, a portrait, and an indenture regarding land in Fayette County dated 1826 (OB001).
Dates: 1876/08/07; 1826; undated

John L. Coburn collection

 Collection
Identifier: L034
Scope and Contents The collection includes nine of John Coburn’s letter books (V059) ranging from 1879 to 1903, chiefly relating to his Indianapolis law practice, but also including letters on Republican Party politics, local civic activities, and Indiana history; correspondence regarding political appointments, and his work on banking and military affairs; other correspondence regarding politics; correspondence and financial papers relating to the settlement of the estate of Augustus Coburn, including papers...
Dates: 1813-1904

John S. Benham photograph collection

 Collection — Folder: SP055
Identifier: SP055
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and ephemera of John S. Benham in Ripley County, Indiana ranging from 1906 to 1922 and undated regarding his teaching and political career, which include several group photographs of teachers and students, a group of workers with timber on two wagons, and a group of U.S. congressmen in Canada. There are also two cards promoting Benham for Congress.
Dates: 1906-1922, undated

John Upfold Pettit papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1058
Scope and Contents This collection includes original letters from John Upforld Pettit, ranging from 1840 to 1853, addressed to his brother, Milton Howard Pettit, including several while serving as American consul at Maranham, Brazil (1850-1853). Also included is Pettit's 1979 publication, "Answer to the Toast, The Old Psi Upsilon."

There are also newspapers, ranging from 1797 to 1865 (OBC062).
Dates: 1797-1879

John V. Beamer collection

 Collection
Identifier: L517
Scope and Contents This collection principally consists of papers related to John V. Beamer's career in U.S. Congress from 1951 to 1959 and includes correspondence regarding legislation and political issues from constituents and colleagues, national associations, labor unions, Indiana newspapers, colleges and universities, and businesses in his district; speeches, newsletters, and press releases; copies of the Congressional Record; newspaper clippings; campaign records, printing...
Dates: 1910-1974