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Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana Hancock and English Club record book

 Collection — Folder: S2390
Identifier: S2390

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a record book of the Hancock and English Club of Harmony, Posey County, Indiana that includes the club's stated purpose dated August 19, 1880, signatures of the men who joined, and notations of whether the member had paid. No other entries were made in the book.


  • 1880

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

At the June 1880 Democratic National Convention held in Cincinnati, Ohio, General Winfield Scott Hancock was nominated for president and William Hayden English for vice president. On August 19, 1880, Democrats in Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana met to form a Hancock and English Club. These clubs were organized across the country to help secure the election of the Democratic presidental ticket and advance the interests of the party in other national, state, and local elections.


"Attention Democrats." New Harmony Register (IN), August 13, 1880.

"Five O'Clock. Hancock!..." Indianapolis News (IN), June 24, 1880.

"Hancock and English Club." New Harmony Register (IN), Septmeber 3, 1880.

"To Democratic Clubs." New Harmony Register (IN), August 20, 1880.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2022/08/01 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2022/08/01 by Laura Eliason.
Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana Hancock and English Club record book
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