United States. Congress. Senate.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Albert J. Beveridge collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of Beveridge’s correspondence with John C. Shaffer, publisher of the Chicago Evening Post and the Indianapolis Star and president of a syndicate owning the Indianapolis street railways. Included are letters from Beveridge as Shaffer’s lawyer handling the dissolution of the Indianapolis street railways syndicate (1893) and letters on personal and political matters (1897-1914). The collection also includes Beveridge’s manuscript for...
Dates: 1893-1926, bulk 1893-1914
Arthur R. Robinson correspondence
Collection — Folder: S1620
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, signed letters from Arthur R. Robinson in Washington, D. C. ranging from 1926/09/20 to 1933/08/31 regarding copies of his speech and regrets for not being able to attend a sesquicentennial celebration.
Charles W. Fairbanks senatorial nomination ticket
Collection — Folder: S1604
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a ticket to the second nomination of Charles W. Fairbanks as a U.S. senator for Indiana at the Indiana Statehouse on January 20, 1903. The ticket belonged to one W. E. Henry and was signed by Lieutenant Governor Newton W. Gilbert.
Dates: 1903 January 20
Homer E. Capehart papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Homer E. Capehart papers
John Tipton collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839 in Indiana. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Tipton collection
Joseph A. Wright collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Joseph Albert Wright in Washington from his family in Rockville (1843-1844); letters from his district regarding local and national politics (1844); letters to Wright as Governor of Indiana regarding appointments, railroad development, the Indiana State Bank, criminal cases, agricultural societies, and politics (1849-1857); letters to him as U.S. minister to Prussia (1857-1861), including letters from Americans traveling in Europe and letters from American...
Kirby L. Gray letters
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).
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Kirby L. Gray letters
Sunday postal service report
Collection — Folder: B089
Scope and Contents A report to the United States Senate by a committee led by Richard M. Johnson which reviewed delivery of the mail on Sundays. The committee determined that religious freedom was not unfringed upon by Sunday mail service. This report was given in January of 1829.
Dates: 1829 January
Vance Hartke letters and newsletters
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes one letter sent to Vance Hartke from Harry S. Truman in 1958 and five letters sent by Hartke and his staff to constituents ranging from 1965 to 1973, regarding visits to Indiana, public policy, and Senator Hartke's continuing concerns about the war in Cambodia. It also includes newsletters from Senator Vance Hartke's Washington, D.C. office from 1960 to 1973.
William B. Pickett papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes chapters related to the dissertation, "Homer E. Capehart: The making of a Hoosier Senator" and book,Homer E. Capehart: A Senator's Life, 1897-1979, written by William Beatty Pickett, ranging from 1914 to 1981. The collection also includes correspondence, book notes and articles; index cards include information about the dissertation, book, and research bibliographies; oral history interviews with transcripts; speeches,...
Dates: 1914-1981, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / William B. Pickett papers