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George W. Julian collection

 Collection
Identifier: L081
Scope and Contents The bulk of the correspondence is that of Julian and his wife, Laura Giddings Julian, and with his children, Grace and Paul, while he was serving in Congress, working as an attorney in Washington, D.C., and on speaking tours. In his letters with Laura, he discusses questions before Congress. Additional correspondence includes letters to Laura from her father, Joshua R. Giddings, written while he was serving in Congress or as U.S. consul general to Canada in Montreal (1861-1864); correspondence...

Herbert L. Heller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0630
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, notes, clippings, and other papers from Herbert L. Heller in Indiana ranging from 1867 to 1950, including notes for his dissertation on the education of African Americans in Indiana during the 19th century, a volume of lecture notes with pasted illustrations on art history, English history, and literature from 1867, and miscellaneous primary source materials he collected during historical research on education and religion in Indiana. The documents...

Joanna M. Lane letter

 Collection — Folder: S0803
Identifier: S0803
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by Joanna M. Lane to author and historian, Benson J. Lossing, on December 8, 1863. The letter contains Mrs. Lane's comments regarding life in Washington D.C., the situation in the House of Representatives and the expected election of Schulyer Colfax as Speaker of the House, and the growing feelings against General Mead.

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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