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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

Abraham Lincoln collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1170
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials about Abraham Lincoln, including photocopies of various writings and speeches he made. There is also material that discusses his genealogy and personal accounts of encounters with Abraham Lincoln. Research covers the date range of 1800-1959. The third folder consists of facsimiles related to Abraham Lincoln, primarily images. There is also an oversize folder (OBC083).
Dates: circa 1888-1959, undated

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

Austin H. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: L019
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Dates: 1830-1901

Barton Griffith papers

 Collection — Folder: S2183
Identifier: S2183
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of original letters written between 1821 and 1832, along with their typed transcripts, from members of the Griffith Family in Indiana to each other and to relatives in Pennsylvania, concerning family matters, daily life and settling in Indiana, unrest between Native Americans and white pioneers, trade, national politics including discussion of John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and Andrew Jackson. All of the correspondents were probably Quakers, based on their...
Dates: 1821-1834

Benjamin Franklin Stevens letter

 Collection — Folder: S1249
Identifier: S1249
Scope and Contents This collection comprises one photocopied letter from Benjamin Harrison in Washington, D.C. to Benjamin Franklin Stevens in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 20, 1886, regarding Harrison's political campaign and a request for Stevens' assistance with the campaign and with preventing voter fraud.
Dates: 1886

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

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Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897 3
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Wright, Joseph A. (Joseph Albert), 1810-1867 3
Adair, E. Ross (Edwin Ross), 1907-1983 2
Barnhart, Henry A. 2
Bayh, Evan, 1955- 2
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887 2
Bowen, Elizabeth Anne Steinmann, 1918-1981 2
Bowen, Otis R. (Otis Ray), 1918-2013 2
Chase, Ira J. (Ira Joy), 1834-1895 2
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 2
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Davis, John Wesley, 1799-1859 2
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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885 2
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