Indiana Constitutional Convention
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Claude J. Haymond manuscript
Collection — Folder: S617
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 16-page manuscript written by Claude J. Haymond regarding Shelby County's role in the 1851 Indiana constitutional convention. The manuscript gives a brief background of Indiana's first constitution of 1816 and the reasons why it was deemed necessary to create a new one. Haymond describes Shelbyville and Shelby County in 1850 and also quotes the description of Indianapolis written by Edward Eggleston at the time of the convention. Haymond's manuscript offers...
Dates: circa 1920s
Constitutional Convention collection
Collection — Folder: S1502
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies from Governor Ralston and Governor Goodrich in Indiana in 1917 regarding a new constitutional convention leading to a revised constitution.