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1968 political memorabilia

 Collection — Folder: S2059
Identifier: S2059
Scope and Contents This collection includes political memorabilia from the 1968 presidential election as well as local Indiana elections, such as state representative and the mayor of the City of Indianapolis.

1980-1981 political memorabilia

 Collection — Folder: S2057
Identifier: S2057
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from the Governor Otis R. Bowen campaign sent to potential donors for support. Also included are letters from the Ronald Reagan presidential campaign soliciting contributions and support for the upcomming election year. A sample ballot, pamphlets, precinct information, and magazine articles are included. A Communist Party pamphlet featuring Gus Hall and Angela Davis as well as a Dan Quayle for United States Senate pamphlet and newspaper clipping can be found...

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.

Benjamin Harrison collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: L063
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of invoices and receipts for Harrison’s personal and household expenses in Indianapolis (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 federal...

Charles W. Fairbanks senatorial nomination ticket

 Collection — Folder: S1604
Identifier: S1604
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a ticket to the second nomination of Charles W. Fairbanks as a U.S. senator for Indiana at the Indiana Statehouse on January 20, 1903. The ticket belonged to one W. E. Henry and was signed by Lieutenant Governor Newton W. Gilbert.

Chittenden family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L031
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence between George F. and Amanda Chittenden during their engagement and during the Civil War. The letters written during the Civil War discuss health conditions, army life, the siege of Vicksburg, life and politics in Indiana, and Confederate prisoners at Camp Morton. Also included are letters to Amanda Chittenden from family members and to George Chittenden regarding Republican politics, his work with the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, and other family...

David Moreland, Jr. Civil War letters

 Collection — Folder: S2427
Identifier: S2427
Scope and Contents David’s letters are written to his older brother Henry Moreland of Howard County, Indiana. He discusses his views of the war and politics, but only briefly mentions his wife Ellen and their three children. Since only Laura and Leroy are listed in the 1860 census, there must have been a baby born after the census taker visited the home. He gives brief mention of another brother, John Moreland, who was crippled.Seventeen letters and one newspaper article:1862 One letter...

David Turpie collection

 Collection
Identifier: L164
Scope and Contents The collection contains David Turpie’[s manuscripts copy of Sketches of My Own Time (1903), minutes of Fiat Lux (Indianapolis literary society) from 1875 to 1876, and his speeches on literary and political issues.

Edward A. Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: L618
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Edward A. Mitchell's congressional papers (1946-1949), including correspondence regarding veterans' claims and benefits, and papers relating to Mitchell's service on the House of Representatives Veterans Committee; correspondence and legislative papers regarding bills introduced or supported by Mitchell, including the Taft-Hartley Act, the elimination of the tax on oleomargarine, the abolition of the War Assets Administration, and changes in the Chinese Immigration...

Elijah Walker Halford letter

 Collection — Folder: S0568
Identifier: S0568
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed letter, on Executive Mansion letterhead, from E. W. Halford to the Rev. John P. Newman of Omaha, Nebraska on November 12, 1892. The letter writer speculates on a possible post-Presidential occupation for President Harrison and suggests that the recipient speak with Senator Stanford about this potential occupation. He uses the phrase “confidential absolutely” and asks that his name not be mentioned in connection with the suggestion

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