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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 — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1178
Scope and Contents The collection contains three scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Harrison’s son, Russell. The clippings document the death of Benjamin Harrison. A fourth scrapbook contains clippings regarding Harrison’s Southern Tour of the United States in the Spring of 1891. There are items related to various memorials to Benjamin Harrison following his death as well as a short biographical pamphlet and information on a full-length biography written by Harry Sievers in the 1950s.

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...

Benjamin Harrison Home collection

 Collection — Folder: S0055
Identifier: S0055
Scope and Contents The collection contains brochures about the President Benjamin Harrison Home, a program for the 1974 rededication, and a tour script.

Billy D. Caudell political memorabilia

Identifier: L239
Scope and Contents This collection includes advertising items from political campaigns, including a hat, buttons, a stuffed plush talking donkey, a cocktail glass with logo, cigarettes and a cigarette carrying case, a pen, medallions, and photograph of Franklin Delano Roosevelt ranging from 1935-1996 regarding political campaigns and historical events.

Charles A. Suffrins correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S1273
Identifier: S1273
Scope and Contents Charles A. Suffrins wrote his memoirs in pencil on ten sheets of paper, which are difficult to read. However, much of the information is in the Indianapolis Sunday Star article dated April 26, 1931, entitled "Kaleidoscope of State History Found In Notes of Late Charles A. Suffrins." This article is the last item in the collection. Charles worked for the Indianapolis Journal, edited by Harry Stewart New (1858-1937), with whom he corresponded. Among the letters are ones by two presidents....

Daniel D. Pratt collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L128
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Pratt’s legal and political papers from the period 1831 to 1877. His legal papers include correspondence, briefs, legal and financial documents, and notes regarding his cases in Logansport and northern Indiana, including both criminal and civil cases. The collection also contains papers regarding collection of debts for eastern law firms and papers related to the settlement of the estate of Senator John Tipton. Additionally, there are correspondence and...

Edwin Fletcher and Cora Calhoun Horne family collection

Identifier: L327
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Edwin Fletcher and Cora Calhoun Horne. It includes a tinype, ambryotype and photographs of the Horne family, including Lena Horne, her mother, father and grandparents. Also included is correspondence and clippings regarding civil rights and slavery. A single, handwritten letter from Benjamin Harrison alludes to his possible run for President of the United States.

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

Ellen Graydon papers

 Collection — Folder: S535
Identifier: S0535
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed and signed letters and printed, typed and photocopies of typed documents from Katharine Merrill Graydon and John H. Holliday in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1914 to 1938 regarding Samuel Merrill, William A. Bell, Henry P. Coburn, Constance Fennimore Woolson, and Benjamin Harrison.

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