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Lucius Burrie Swift collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: L155
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included is correspondence regarding Swift’s...

Schuyler Colfax collection

 Collection
Identifier: L036
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of 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 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 regarding his...

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  • Names: Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927 X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X

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