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Allen J. Payton letters

 Collection — Folder: S1043
Identifier: S1043
Scope and Contents The collection includes two letters from Indiana Representative Allen J. Payton written to his cousin, John D. Evans in New Albany, Indiana, ranging from February 27, 1889, to March 6, 1889, regarding the 1889 General Assembly Session.
Dates: 1889

American Fur Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: L184
Scope and Contents This collection contains a listing and description of items regarding the American Fur Company papers held at the New York Historical Society. Each item is listed chronologically and contains a brief description. Invoices and other non-correspondence are listed separately. Also included in the collection is an index and photo static copies of correspondence and letter book entries. Subjects discussed in the correspondence include Indian policies, travel, politics, education, religion,...
Dates: 1831-1849

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

"An Aid to the Citizen in Indiana" booklet

 Collection — Folder: S2428
Identifier: S2428
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one copy of "An Aid to the Citizen in Indiana," a booklet published by the Woman's Franchise League of Indiana in January 1920. Presented to the Indiana Woman's Democratic Organization with compliments of Thomas Taggart, the booklet was written to supply the fundamental facts about politics and government that affect Indiana and to help women prepare themselves to be voters.
Dates: 1920

Andrew Jacobs, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: L475
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Andrew Jacobs, Jr. in Indiana, ranging from 1968 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

Ashbel P. Willard collection

 Collection — Folder: S1418
Identifier: S1418
Scope and Contents This undated document is handwritten in black ink on blue paper. The heading is "The Contest," and reports on a meeting of the opponents of Mr. Willard at the Market House on Tuesday night. The writer stated: "During the greater part of Willard's remarks, the meeting was an example of decorum and continued so, until it was disturbed by the arrival from Jeffersonville of some half dozen wagons containing a number of the faithful. These men, troubled with more whiskey than brains, made noise...
Dates: 1856

B. F. Wissler, "Life of Patrick Beard" manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S0086
Identifier: S0086
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an onion-skin copy of a typewritten manuscript, entitled "Life of Patrick Beard" by B. F. Wissler. A penciled note reads, “Life and ancestry of Patrick Beard by B. F. Wissler, 1910.” It begins by discussing “an act of Congress, organizing the Indiana territory." Indiana’s early history is detailed, mentioning Jeremiah Cox, Joseph Holman, and Hugh Cull. The writer discusses the difficulty of obtaining information about Patrick Beard (Baird). He also mentions that...
Dates: 1910

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Noble, Noah, 1794-1844 7
Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916 7
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Dowling, Thomas, 1806-1876 6
Halleck, Charles A. (Charles Abraham), 1900-1986 6
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Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 6
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 6
Pratt, Daniel D. (Daniel Darwin), 1813-1877 6
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Reagan, Ronald W. (Ronald Wilson), 1911-2004 5
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United States. Navy 5
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Hannah, Samuel 4
Indiana. Office of the Governor 4
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) 4
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 4
Lane, Henry Smith, 1811-1881 4
McNutt, Paul V. (Paul Vories), 1891-1955 4
New, Harry S. (Harry Stewart), 1858-1937 4
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Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood), 1808-1864 4
Stephenson, David Curtis (1891-1966) 4
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Wallace, David 4
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 4
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Adair, E. Ross (Edwin Ross), 1907-1983 3
Ball State University 3
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Gates, Ralph F. (Ralph Fesler), 1893-1978 3
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Pence, George, 1852-1929 3
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