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Research material for speeches, 1946 January-May

 File — Box: 17, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: This collection includes correspondence, speeches, reports, and legislation from Ralph F. Gates'life and term as governor, ranging from 1917 to 1978, including papers relating to the Alcoholic Beverage Commission, the Indiana State Highway Commission, the Tax Study Commission, flood control, veterans' affairs, and labor and the Standard Oil Strike in Whiting in 1945. Also included are papers relating to the Republican National Committee and the Republican Party in Indiana; papers relating to Gates' campaign for Governor, scrapbooks, and personal correspondence. Correspondents include E. Ross Adair, Homer Capehart, and William E. Jenner.


  • 1932-1978

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 20.3 Cubic Feet (55 manuscript boxes; 2 cubic foot boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.