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Charles W. Fairbanks collection

 Collection — Folder: S0042
Identifier: S0042
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 12 letters and one envelope. The oldest letter, dated Feb. 8, 1888, is to James C. Clarke recommending Jesse W. Weik of Greencastle, Indiana, for "any favors you can show him."Four letters from 1900 to 1904 were typed on United States Senate letterhead. They are to Senator Cushman K. Davis, Joseph Oliver, Albert A. Wilcox, and Julius Chambers. They are all social, not business, letters. He told Senator Davis: "Mrs. Fairbanks joins me in most cordial...

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.

English family photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SP014
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from the English family in Lexington and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1910 regarding William E. English and his family and friends engaged in activities such as hunting, golf, driving, and vacationing; the family estate, Englishton Park, near Lexington and local subjects such as farming, dogs, gardens, cemeteries; and an event, most likely the unveiling of the William H. English monument, which took place on September 28,...

Flora Gardiner Kling collection

 Collection
Identifier: L344
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Kling, principally from the period 1900-1935, from writers, poets, illustrators, and musicians responding to her letters about their work, and to her requests for examples of their bookplates; correspondence regarding her collection of bookplates, particularly with other bookplate collectors; and her bookplate collection.Correspondence included:Louis Adamic, George Ade, Ambrose Bierce, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Richard Harding Davis,...

James DuShane collection

 Collection
Identifier: L048
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of DuShane’s correspondence, particularly from 1890 to 1914, regarding interests in South Bend area power companies and oil investments in Kansas and Indiana (Jay, Adams, and Delaware counties). The collection also contains correspondence relating to his work as a patent attorney, time spent as a superintendent at Madison, Indiana, and personal family papers. Additionally, the collection includes the legal papers of Ellen Colfax, widow of Schuyler Colfax,...

John B. Stoll collection

 Collection
Identifier: L149
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters to John B. Stoll regarding state and national Democratic Party politics (1866-1920), including correspondence relating to the 1870 and 1872 campaigns. Also included are letters from German Democrats in the state, as well as correspondence relating to northern Indiana newspapers and his work with the Democratic State Editorial Association. The collection has Stoll’s work on the history of the Democratic Party in Indiana along with his political speeches and...

John Karl Bain scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: L395
Scope and Contents This collection includes a "Mark Twain's Scrap Book" used by J. Karl Bain to hold items he collected while serving as secretary to Senator Charles W. Fairbanks. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, letters he sent to his mother and sister, clippings of pictures and other mementos of the communities he visited while on a trip to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska with Sen. Fairbanks for the Joint High Commission (Summer, 1899). Also included are newspaper clippings regarding a debate...