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Politicians -- United States -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

John C. New collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L717
Scope and Contents This collection includes a certificate from Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to Benjamin Harrison, the President of the United States and John C. New dated May 27, 1889. There are also appointment certificates for John C. New to various posts in the United States government, including the U.S. Treasury and as general consul to England, dated 1875 to 1889 (OBC045).
Dates: 1875-1889

John Kennedy Gowdy collection

 Collection — Folder S0531
Identifier: S0531
Scope and Contents This collection includes a carbon copy of a typewritten document excerpted, with some additions, from the Centennial History of Rush County, Indiana in 1921 regarding the life of John Kennedy Gowdy.
Dates: circa 1920s

John Kennedy Gowdy photographs

 Collection — Folder SP072
Identifier: SP072
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 photographs of United States Consul-General John Kennedy Gowdy in Paris, France ranging from [Date] to [Date], including images of Gowdy with his wife and daughter and his carriage with 2 horses he brought from Rushville, Indiana, and a portrait of the man.
Dates: 1900

John Upfold Pettit papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1058
Scope and Contents This collection includes original letters from John Upforld Pettit, ranging from 1840 to 1853, addressed to his brother, Milton Howard Pettit, including several while serving as American consul at Maranham, Brazil (1850-1853). Also included is Pettit's 1979 publication, "Answer to the Toast, The Old Psi Upsilon."

There are also newspapers, ranging from 1797 to 1865 (OBC062).
Dates: 1797-1879

Joseph Lane biography

 Collection — Folder S0804
Identifier: S0804
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-page photostat of a handwritten narrative of Joseph Lane's life and political activities in Indiana that appeared in a magazine from 1858. The original papers are held by the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Dates: circa 1858

Kenneth Noe, "Old Tippecanoe and the Historians: A Bibliographic Essay on William Henry Harrison" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S2301
Identifier: S2301
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of "Old Tippecanoe and the Historians: A Bibliographic Essay on William Henry Harrison," an unpublished seminar paper written by Kenneth W. Noe while a graduate student at the University of Illinois. The essay is 21 typewritten pages in length, with an additional 10 pages of bibliographic reference notes.
Dates: 1986

Lincolniana Publishers photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP171
Identifier: SP171
Scope and Contents This collection contains reproductions of images related to Abraham Lincoln from Lincolniana Publishers in Fort Wayne, Indiana used in 1934 and ranging from circa 1860 to 1934, regarding Lincoln, his family, career, pets, residences in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Washington, D.C., and memorials in Spencer County, Indiana, as well as illustrations and political cartoons. There are also grave sites of Lincoln's family and others.
Dates: 1934

Political figures autographs collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1486
Scope and Contents This collection contains signatures of United States Presidents, Indiana governors and other important political figures, including Calvin Coolidge, Jonathan Jennings, John Gibson, and Benjamin Butler. There are also letters from political figures and their staff regarding the acquisition of autographs from the 1930s.
Dates: 1887-1934

United States 32nd Congress, Indiana congressional delegation autographs

 Collection — Folder S1832
Identifier: S1832
Scope and Contents This collection includes a sheet of paper with autographs of the ten representatives from Indiana who served in the 32nd United States Congress from 1851 to 1853. One side of the paper contains the signatures of Thomas A. Hendricks, John G. Davis, Samuel W. Parker, Graham N. Fitch, John L. Robinson and Samuel Brenton.The reverse side includes the signatures of Cyrus Livingston Dunham, Willis Arnold Gorman, James Lockhart, and Daniel Mace.The collection also has a photostatic copy of...
Dates: circa 1851-1853; 1951

U.S. Joint Committee on the Conduct of War portrait photographs

 Collection — Folder SP135
Identifier: SP135
Scope and Contents This collection includes three black-and-white photographic prints of Radical Republican members of the U.S. Joint Committee on the Conduct of War during or after the U.S. Civil War, circa 1861-1865. The photographs are copies from the Brady Collection at the National Archives. There is also a photograph of Liberal Republican Carl Schurz.
Dates: circa 1861-1865, undated