United States. Congress. House
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S601
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters sent to Kirby L. Gray in Indianapolis, Indiana from Indiana politicians in U.S. Congress, Congresswoman Julia Carson and Senator Richard G. Lugar in Washington, D.C. ranging from 2001 to 2005 regarding child support and renewable energy and environmental conservation, specifically concerning Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection is predominantly made up of correspondence between Richard Roudebush and various officials and constituents during the 89th, 90th and 91st U.S> Congresses (1966-1969).The collection includes correspondence, reports and other papers relating to legislation on agriculture, air traffic safety, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, housing programs and other civil rights measures, defense spending, crime, flood control in the Colorado River Basin and the Wabash River Valley, air...
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Richard W. Thompson’s political correspondence, including correspondence regarding state and national Whig and Republican party politics, and Thompson’s role in political campaigns (1840s-1880s); letters from constituents during his terms in Congress regarding political appointments and local politics (1841-1849); Civil War correspondence, including correspondence regarding state and national politics and Thompson’s duties in Terre Haute (1861-1865); his...
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Schuyler Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the U.S. Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters...
Scope and Contents This collection contains senate bills and house resolutions from Shepard J. Crumpacker’s term in the U.S. House of Representatives ranging from 1940 to 1957. There is also material from events in which he participated. There are six folders from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (U.N.E.S.C.O.) convention of 1952. Throughout the collection, there are opinion polls from Crumpacker’s constituents about U.S. policy issues and listings and records of his telegraph...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Thomas A. Hendricks’ correspondence as well as a few receipts and checks ranging from 1825 to 1885 in Indiana. A speech given by his nephew Thomas at a Thomas A. Hendricks Memorial Celebration at Thomas A. Hendricks School in Shelbyville, Indiana is also included. There are also oversize memorial resolutions passed upon Thomas A. Hendricks' death and other certificates, 1885 and undated (OBD005).Correspondents include William English,...
Dates: 1825-1949, bulk 1873-1879
Collection — Folder: S1832
Scope and Contents This collection includes a sheet of paper with autographs of the ten representatives from Indiana who served in the 32nd United States Congress from 1851 to 1853. One side of the paper contains the signatures of Thomas A. Hendricks, John G. Davis, Samuel W. Parker, Graham N. Fitch, John L. Robinson and Samuel Brenton.The reverse side includes the signatures of Cyrus Livingston Dunham, Willis Arnold Gorman, James Lockhart, and Daniel Mace.The collection also has a photostatic copy of...
Dates: circa 1851-1853; 1951
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Virginia Ellis Jenckes’s congressional papers. Also included are correspondence, reports, and other papers relating to the Agriculture Waste Recovery Project (1933–1943) and other efforts to help farmers during the Depression; flood control on the Wabash and White Rivers; railroads; women’s rights; education; and Communists in America, as well as her opposition to Communist radio broadcasts. The collection also contains papers relating to her political...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, papers, publications from William H. Hudnut III while he was in Washington D.C. ranging from 1972 to 1974 regarding his work as a member of the House of Representatives.Series 1 consists of correspondence and general papers related to his professional work and is further broken down into three subseries. Subseries 1.1 contains correspondence, publications, reports, and other papers relating to Hudnut's work in the House of...