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Austin H. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: L019
Scope and Contents This collection contains Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson. Other correspondents include Thomas A. Hendricks, James Whitcomb,...

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.

Birch E. Bayh, Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0083
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter to a constituent, a form letter, and a speech recorded in the Congressional Record, all regarding the lack of funding for the Library Services and Construction Act, in FY1974, and campaign materials from Birch Bayh’s presidential run in 1975-1976.

Charles G. Pickett papers

 Collection — Folder: S1061
Identifier: S1061
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a letter from Charles G. Pickett to Roger H. Phillips on February 16, 1939, as well as a report submitted to Indiana Governor Maurice Clifford Townsend, dated January 23, 1939, regarding concerns about proposed H.B. 229, which would give the Administrative Building Council of Indiana increased authority over the construction of public buildings, including schools. Pickett's report includes findings pertaining to a two-year investigation of the construction...

Charles H. Test letters

 Collection — Folder: S1296
Identifier: S1296
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photocopies of letters to Charles H. Test in Indiana ranging from 1840 to 1843, regarding his political career and abolitionism.

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 Turpie collection

 Collection — Box: 1
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...

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...

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