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Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Miscellaneous autographs collection

 Collection — Folder: S1485
Identifier: S1485
Scope and Contents This collection contains items with autographs of well-known Hoosiers and other influential individuals compiled by the Indiana State Library during late 19th and early 20th centuries. Names in the collection include Louis Ludlow, Thomas H. Benton, J.K. Lilly, Arthur B. Ayres and Ferdinand Foch.
Dates: 1813-1937

Schuyler Colfax collection

Identifier: L036
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...
Dates: 1782-1970

Whitelaw Reid letter

 Collection — Folder: S2724
Identifier: S2724
Scope and Contents The collection is one letter written by Whitelaw Reid on February 15, 1863, in which he declines the offer of the editorship of a proposed "loyal" newspaper to be published in New Albany, Indiana, for the reason of his being settled in or, as Reid put it, being a "fixture in the Gazette." He compliments the city of New Albany, although he realizes it is reliant on a Peace Democrat newspaper, and closes by saying: "If at any time I can be of service to you in the furtherance of your...
Dates: 1863/02/15