William Dudley Foulke papers
Scope and Contents
The scrapbooks contain mostly clippings of Foulke’s published writings as well as clippings on topics that were of interest to Mr. Foulke.
Correspondents include: George Ade, Albert J. Beveridge, Grace Julian Clarke, Charles W. Fairbanks, Emma Goldman, James P. Goodrich, Horace Greeley, Benjamin Harrison, Julia Ward Howe, George W. Julian, John W. Kern, Oliver P. Morton, Meredith Nicholson, Godlove Orth, Samuel Ralston, Theodore Roosevelt, May Wright Sewall, Lucius B. Swift, William Howard Taft, David Turpie, James E. Watson, and Henry Lane Wilson.
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Foulke was editor and part owner of the Richmond “Palladium” in the late 1870s; director of the First National Bank of Richmond; a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate (1883-1885); president, American Woman's Suffrage Association (1885-1890); officer, Indiana Civil Service Reform Association (1885-1890); member, U.S. Civil Service Commission (1901-1903); part owner, “Evening Item”, Richmond (1909-1912); president, National Municipal League (1910-1915); member, platform committee, Progressive Party (1912); president, National Civil Service Reform League (1923-1924); and author, some of his works include: Life of Oliver P. Morton (1899), Dorothy Day (1911), A Hoosier Autobiography (1922), and Lucius B. Swift, American Citizen (1930).
Shepard, Rebecca A., et al., eds. A Biographical Directory of the Indiana General Assembly, Vol. 1, 1816- 1899.
Indianapolis, IN: Select Committee on the Centennial History of the Indiana General Assembly, 1980.
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- William Dudley Foulke papers
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