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Albert H. Vestal collection

 Collection
Identifier: L352
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is invitations, programs, and announcements for social events in Washington, D.C. Other items include clippings related to Vestal’s work in Congress; his diary and other materials from his trip to California and Alaska (1927); speeches; a record of assistance given to World War I veterans and their families in his congressional district; and a transcript of headlines made by Vestal during 1917.
Dates: 1899-1932, bulk 1917-1932

George W. Julian collection

 Collection
Identifier: L081
Scope and Contents The bulk of the correspondence is that of George W. Julian and his wife, Laura Giddings Julian, and with his children, Grace and Paul, while he was serving in Congress, working as an attorney in Washington, D.C., and on speaking tours. In his letters with Laura, he discusses questions before Congress. Additional correspondence includes letters to Laura from her father, Joshua R. Giddings, written while he was serving in Congress or as U.S. consul general to Canada in Montreal (1861-1864);...
Dates: 1789-1940, predominantly 1789-1902

Schuyler Colfax collection

 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

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Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 2
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 1
Barnum, William Henry, 1818-1889 1
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887 1
Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927 1
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Brick, Abraham Lincoln, 1860-1908 1
Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870 1
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) 1
Calkins, William H. (William Henry), 1842-1894 1
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1
Clarke, Grace Julian, 1865-1938 1
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
Colfax, William, 1756-1838 1
Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Defrees, John D. (John Dougherty), 1810 or 1811-1882 1
Douglas, S. A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph, 1832-1918 1
Garrison, Francis Jackson, 1848-1916 1
Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885 1
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 1
Harding, Stephen Selwyn, 1808-1891 1
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 1
Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903 1
Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899 1
Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899 1
Julian, Laura Giddings, 1839-1884 1
King, Horatio, 1811-1897 1
Lane, Henry Smith, 1811-1881 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Louisiana. Returning Board 1
McClure, Alexander K. (Alexander Kelly), 1828-1909 1
Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877 1
Parker, Samuel W. (Samuel Wilson), 1805-1859 1
Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Robinson, Andrew L., 1807-1883 1
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 1
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 1
Sherman, John, 1823-1900 1
Shryock, K. G. (Kline Godfrey), 1811-1895 1
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 1
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886 1
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Post Roads 1
United States. Congress. Speaker of the House of Representatives 1
United States. Surveyor General of New Mexico 1
Vestal, Albert H. (Albert Henry) 1
Vestal, Hulda Malone 1
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 1
Whig Party (U.S.) 1
Wick, William W. (William Watson) 1
Woodbury, Roger Williams, 1841-1903 1
Woollen, William Watson, 1838-1921 1
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