Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl) 1897-1979
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S1942
Scope and Contents This collection contains autographs of Indiana authors and government employees. Signatures include James E. Watson, Homer Caprehart, E.A. Richardson, George Ade, Ernst Heberlein, Jane D. Shackelford, Clara Ingram Judson, etc.Item Listing:27 Dec. 1930 Simeon D. Fees29 Dec. 1930 James E. Watson29 Dec. 1930 Albert H. Vestal29 Dec. 1930 Will R. Wood29 Aug. 1933 R. H. Sullivan31 Aug. 1933 A. R. Robinson...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Autographs collection
Edward A. Mitchell papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Edward A. Mitchell's congressional papers (1946-1949), including correspondence regarding veterans' claims and benefits, and papers relating to Mitchell's service on the U.S. House of Representatives Veterans Committee; correspondence and legislative papers regarding bills introduced or supported by Mitchell, including the Taft-Hartley Act, the elimination of the tax on oleomargarine, the abolition of the War Assets Administration, and changes in the Chinese...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward A. Mitchell papers
Homer Capehart collection
Collection — Folder: S3097
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection date from 1933 to 1962 and include correspondence and a speech. Several of the items concern the construction of Monroe Reservoir, including a speech of Indiana Governor Harold W. Handley; a letter to President Eisenhower's Assistant, Sherman Adams, from Robert W. Kellum, Executive Secretary of the Flood Control and Water Resources Commission of the State of Indiana; and a telegram from Senator Capehart.A letter excerpted from a text on...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Homer Capehart collection
Homer E. Capehart papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Homer E. Capehart papers
John M. Smith collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, letters, photographs, maps, tintypes, newspaper clippings and realia from John M. Smith's personal collection ranging from 1790 to 1997 regarding Indiana history.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John M. Smith collection
Kurt F. Pantzer collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and photocopied political papers and typed and autographed and signed correspondence (circa 1940-1970s and undated) relating to Pantzer's involvement in state and national Republican Party politics, and especially party finances, presidential campaigns of Robert Taft (1947-1952), Barry Goldwater (1964), and Richard M. Nixon (1968, 1972), support for Supreme Court appointment of Sherman Minton, involvement with foreign affairs organizations, including American...
Dates: 1820s-1986, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Kurt F. Pantzer collection
Margaret Afflis Johnston collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and political correspondence and papers, photographs, notebooks, publications and other materials from Margaret Afflis Johnston in Delphi, Carroll County and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1967, regarding her political career, public service, the Democratic Party in Indiana, the Indiana Women's Prison and the state correctional system, community engagement, and personal life. Campaign materials and periodicals for various democratic candidates and...
Dates: circa 1916-1967
Ralph F. Gates oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains two copies of a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with Ralph F. Gates conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on February 3, 1971. There are also clippings from 1976 to 1978.Gates discusses his family and childhood; his political views; Indiana Republican politics and his involvement; practicing law; the Ku Klux Klan; the American Legion; and running for Governor and his term in office. He also talks...
Will H. Hays collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes Will H. Hays' correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, notebooks and photographs, principally from the period of 1914-1954. His political papers include correspondence and other papers regarding his work as Indiana and National Republican Party Chairman; his work with the State Council of Defense during World War I; his efforts to unite the liberal and conservative wings of the Republican Party for the 1920 election, including his correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt on...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Will H. Hays collection
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