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Anna W. Wright collection

Identifier: L550
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Governor Oliver P. Morton regarding the recruitment of Black troops for Indiana regiments during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1864) and letters from Oliver P. Morton to Jacob Wright concerning the 1868 Republican National Convention from 1866 to 1868. Also included are several family letters to Jacob Wright and correspondence from a variety of national politicians to Louis T. Michener responding to his requests for them to speak in Indiana during the 1890...
Dates: 1860-1911

Branham family papers

Identifier: S3199
Scope and Contents This collection contains David Branham’s letters to his wife, Cynthia, written while he was supervising railroad construction in Martinsville. Also included are family letters written during the Civil War, legal and business papers, minutes of the Soldiers Aid Society of North Madison, Indiana, and a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the Civil War. There are also a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the...
Dates: 1812-1896

Indiana autographs collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: L409
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers from 1832 to 1926, though the bulk of the materials cover 1870-1900. The greater part of this collection consists of correspondence and signed documents, and is mainly important as a collection of autographs. For the most part, the autographs come from Indiana politicians involved at the state and national level of government. Some of the prominent Indianans include: Albert J. Beveridge, William H. English, Oliver P. Morton, James A. Mount, George W. Julian,...
Dates: 1832-1926

James D. Williams collection

 Collection — Folder: S1424
Identifier: S1424
Scope and Contents This collection contains 4 items related to James D. Williams in Indiana ranging from 1876 to 1880: (1) an April 20, 1876 letter from Thomas R. Cobb to Honorable James D. Williams informing him that he was selected as the Democratic candidate for governor for the next October election; (2) an April 29, 1876 letter from J. D. Williams to Honorable T. R. Cobb, chairman of the Democratic State Convention, in Vincennes, accepting the nomination; (3) an April 25, 1879 certificate signed by James D....
Dates: 1876-1880

Joseph Lane biography

 Collection — Folder: S0804
Identifier: S0804
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-page photostat of a handwritten narrative of Joseph Lane's life and political activities in Indiana that appeared in a magazine from 1858. The original papers are held by the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Dates: circa 1858

Lucius C. Embree papers

Identifier: L052
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business, political, and personal papers of Elisha, James T., David F., and Lucius Embree ranging from 1800 to 1930. Elisha Embree's papers include receipts, accounts, land indentures, and other financial papers relating to his land and business interests; correspondence regarding his legal business in Princeton, Evansville, and other southwestern Indiana towns, including retained copies of Embree's letters and correspondence of his partners Samuel Hall and Charles...
Dates: 1800-1972

Noah Noble collection

Identifier: L118
Scope and Contents The collection contains Noah Noble's personal and political correspondence regarding state and national Whig politics, as well as his campaign for governor of Indiana. Included are letters relating to the Internal Improvement Board, its projects, and correspondence pertaining to the state's debts arisen from such projects.Correspondents include John Badollet, Samuel Bigger, Michael G. Bright, David Burr, Henry Clay, John Wesley Davis, John Dowling, George H. Dunn, Paris C. Dunning,...
Dates: 1816-1900s

Oliver P. Morton papers

Identifier: L113
Scope and Contents This collection consist primarily of correspondence and papers from Oliver P. Morton’s senatorial career with an emphasis on the 1876 presidential election and Louisiana politics in 1873 and 1874. There is also family correspondence, financial papers, speeches and notes on Republican politics, the U.S. Civil War, secession, and Reconstruction.There are also 1 oversize folder and a volume, which include extractions and a letter from R.R. Barrow, 1872/08/05 and 1872/09/29; speeches by...
Dates: 1855-1909

Schuyler Colfax collection

Identifier: L036
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Schuyler 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 U.S. 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...
Dates: 1782-1970

Thomas Taggart collection

Identifier: L541
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks from Thomas Taggart in Indiana and Washington, D.C. ranging from 1859 to 1958. Included are items related to Taggart's political career, family, and the French Lick Springs Hotel.

Included within Box 3 and 4 is correspondence and miscellaneous documents created by A.C. Sallee regarding a biography he wrote about Thomas Taggart.
Dates: 1859-1958

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Lane, Henry Smith, 1811-1881 3
Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877 3
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 3
Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927 2
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 2
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Embree, Elisha, 1801-1863 2
Indiana. General Assembly 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Pratt, Daniel D. (Daniel Darwin), 1813-1877 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood), 1808-1864 2
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 2
Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Badollet, John, 1757-1837 1
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 1
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887 1
Bigger, Samuel, 1802-1846 1
Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan), 1810-1883 1
Bradshaw, William 1
Branham family 1
Branham, David C., 1812-1877 1
Brick, Abraham Lincoln, 1860-1908 1
Bright, Michael G. (Michael Graham), 1803-1881 1
Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870 1
Calkins, William H. (William Henry), 1842-1894 1
Carvajal, Jose Maria de Jesus, 1810-1874 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Cobb, Thomas R. (Thomas Reed), 1828-1892 1
Colfax, William, 1756-1838 1
Collett, John 1
Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Davis, John Wesley, 1799-1859 1
Defrees, John D. (John Dougherty), 1810 or 1811-1882 1
Democratic Party (Ind.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Devin, David A., 1839-1872 1
Douglas, S. A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Dowling, John, 1807-1878 1
Dunn, George H., 1794-1854 1
Dunn, Williamson 1
Dunning, Paris C., 1806-1884 1
Embree family 1
Embree, David, 1838-1877 1
Embree, James T., 1826-1867 1
Embree, Louise, 1887-1972 1
Embree, Lucius C., 1853-1932 1
Ewing, John, 1732-1802 1
Farnham, John H. (John Hay), 1791-1833 1
Fitch, Graham N. (Graham Newell), 1809-1892 1
French Lick Springs Hotel 1
Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph, 1832-1918 1
Graham, George, 1770-1830 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885 1
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 1
Halleck, Charles A. (Charles Abraham), 1900-1986 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 1
Hendricks, William, 1782-1850 1
Howe, Willis P., 1866-1890 1
Hubbard, Kin, 1868-1930 1
Indiana Girls’ School (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
Indiana. General Assembly. Senate 1
Indiana. Office of the Governor 1
Johnson, Andrew 1
Judah, Samuel, 1798-1869 1
Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899 1
King, Horatio, 1811-1897 1
Lane, Joseph 1
Lanier, J. F. D. (James Franklin Doughty), 1800-1881 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Lucas, Robert, 1781-1853 1
Marshall, Joseph G. (Joseph Glass), 1800-1855 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 1
McClure, Alexander K. (Alexander Kelly), 1828-1909 1
Merrill, Samuel Pearce, 1835-1916 1
Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 1
Mount, James A. (James Atwell), 1843- 1
Noble family 1
Noble, James, 1783-1831 1
Noble, Noah, 1794-1844 1
Noble, Winston P. 1
Owen, David Dale, 1807-1860 1
Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877 1
Parker, Samuel W. (Samuel Wilson), 1805-1859 1
Ralston, Samuel M. (Samuel Moffett), 1857-1925 1
Read, Daniel, 1805-1878 1
Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912 1
Republican Party (Ind.). State Central Committee 1
Robb, David, 1771-1844 1
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 1
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 1
Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872 1
Sherman, John, 1823-1900 1
Shryock, K. G. (Kline Godfrey), 1811-1895 1
Smith, Oliver H. (Oliver Hampton), 1794-1859 1
Stapp, Milton, 1792-1869 1
Sullivan, Jeremiah, 1794-1870 1
Test, John, 1771-1849 1
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