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1988 Indiana gubernatorial campaign collection

 Collection
Identifier: L428
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents collected and received by Frank O'Bannon and his staff during his campaign for governor and later as Evan Bayh's running mate in the 1988 Indiana gubernatorial election. The bulk of the collection consists of clippings from newspapers from around the state of Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky, with many supplied by Indiana Newsclip of Indianapolis. Clippings were collected regarding...
Dates: 1947-1989

Amos Wade Jackson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L633
Scope and Contents This collection contains the business, political, and personal papers of Amos Wade Jackson, Lola Raper Jackson, Rowland H. Jackson and Ethel Jaekle Jackson ranging from 1825 to 1979. The bulk of the collection consists of legal correspondence and documents from Jackson Abstract, Inc. and Jackson and Jackson, Attorneys at Law and includes original and carbon copies of abstracts of title, warranty deeds, mortgages, attorney’s opinions, wills, estates, guardianships, divorces, and lawsuits. Also...
Dates: 1825-1979

Andrew Jacobs, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: L475
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Andrew Jacobs, Jr. in Indiana ranging from 1969 to 1970 regarding politics, insurance, and civil services. Notable items include accepted invitations from the WFBM station and the WLWI station in 1970. Also, an invitation to a dedication of the Lynn Corporations first project at 1220 North Park Avenue in 1970. There are also drafts of particular speeches he gave, like to the House Democratic Caucus, at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Dinner, and for...
Dates: 1968-1970

Anna W. Wright collection

 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

Arcada Balz collection

 Collection
Identifier: L009
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, notes, articles, and other materials from Arcada Balz in Indiana ranging from 1928 to 1959, relating to the following organizations: the Indiana Federation of Women’s Cubs, New Harmony Memorial Commission, and the Fauntleroy House (1934–1964). The collection also contains papers relating to her work in the Indiana Senate, family correspondence, and her genealogical research. There is also a paper on the Edworthalean Society, a woman’s club in...
Dates: 1928-1959

Arch N. Bobbitt oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH014
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library oral history project on August 30, September 11, and September 17, 1974. In the first interview, Bobbitt discusses his childhood and education; how his interest in politics developed; Indiana politics in the 1920s including the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and D. C. Stephenson; and the state gasoline tax department. In the second interview,...
Dates: 1974 August-September; 1978

Benjamin Harrison collection

 Collection
Identifier: L063
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of invoices and receipts for Benjamin Harrison’s personal and household expenses in Indianapolis, Indiana (1893-1897) and for expenses incurred in the construction of his Indianapolis home (1874-1875).The correspondence includes Harrison’s letter (1896-1900) to his law partner, W. H. H. Miller, regarding Republican Party politics, Harrison’s work in the Venezuelan boundary dispute, investments, and family and personal matters; letters regarding a...
Dates: 1852-1900

Birch E. Bayh, Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0083
Scope and Contents The collection consists of items from Birch Bayh, Jr., which include a letter to a constituent, a form letter, and a speech recorded in the Congressional Record, all regarding the lack of funding for the Library Services and Construction Act in 1974, and campaign materials from Birch Bayh’s presidential run in 1975-1976.
Dates: 1973-1976

Branham family papers

 Collection
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

Charles H. Test letters

 Collection — Folder: S1296
Identifier: S1296
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photocopies of letters to Charles H. Test in Indiana ranging from 1840 to 1843, regarding his political career and abolitionism.
Dates: 1840-1843

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Halleck, Charles A. (Charles Abraham), 1900-1986 3
Hartke, Vance, 1919-2003 3
Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885 3
Jehs, Randall 3
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 3
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Fitch, Graham N. (Graham Newell), 1809-1892 2
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Hamilton, Allen, 1798-1864 2
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