Lawyers -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:
Walter Q. Gresham letters
Collection — Folder S541
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters written by Walter Q. Gresham to various lawyers and to his friend, Tom Slaughter, as well as copies of letters written to Gresham during his service as a general in the U.S. Army, ranging from 1869 to 1898. A handwritten note from Grover Cleveland praising Gresham is also included.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Walter Q. Gresham letters
Wendell Willkie collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes four letters written by Wendell Willkie (1936-1943); an early draft of a biography by Will Hays titled “Wendell L. Willkie: A Great Liberal” (May 1940); a typewritten copy of “Gentleman From Indiana,” an essay by Janet Flanner that was published in Harper’s Bazaar (September 15, 1940); other documents related to his 1940 presidential campaign; rough drafts of editorials following Willkie’s death (October 1944); carbon copies of letters...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Wendell Willkie collection
Will H. Hays collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes Will H. Hays' correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, notebooks and photographs, principally from the period of 1914-1954. His political papers include correspondence and other papers regarding his work as Indiana and National Republican Party Chairman; his work with the State Council of Defense during World War I; his efforts to unite the liberal and conservative wings of the Republican Party for the 1920 election, including his correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt on...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Will H. Hays collection
William H. Matthew papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes original and photostats of typed and autographed correspondence, notebooks with personal notes, and other documents from William H. Matthew and others in Gary, Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1837 to 1956 regarding Indiana law, Pottawatomi Indians, the Presbyterian church in Plymouth, Indiana, the Detroit to Chicago Road and miscellaneous.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / William H. Matthew papers
William Hendricks papers
Collection — Folder S0636
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of letters written by William Hendricks, ranging from 1815 to 1850. His primary correspondents were N. D. Gallion, a lawyer in Brookville, Indiana, and William Gallion. There are also letters from Hendricks to Presidents Jackson and Polk. Most of the letters appear to be of a personal nature.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / William Hendricks papers
William Henry Harrison Miller collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes indentures, mortgages, abstracts of titles, and other legal documents from William Henry Harrison Miller regarding his property ownership in Indianapolis (1874-1906) as well as correspondence, reports, and financial papers regarding the construction and maintenance of said properties; letters of condolence to his wife and children at his death; several of Miller’s speeches; and a report to the U.S. Circuit Court on the case of James R. Jessup vs. the Wabash, St. Louis...
William P. Evans oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with William P. Evans conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on May 2, 1969. Evans discusses his family and schooling; Governor Hanly and his interests in prohibition; his military service; his wife; the Ku Klux Klan; some of his more prominent cases; and his work for the Public Service Company of Indiana. He also talks about Governors Warren T. McCray and Ed Jackson and...
William P. Fishback collection
Scope and Contents The collection contains two letters written by Fishback to family members and a small scrapbook with clippings and notes on political matters, ranging from 1859 to 1876.
William Steele Holman papers
Scope and Contents The collection, the bulk of which dates from 1870 to 1894, includes documents from William Steele Holman’s career as a politician as well as those from the Holman family. The documents are divided into correspondence and papers and newspaper clippings. They are then arranged chronologically with the other assorted materials. Materials include correspondence from constituents, telegrams, election results, family letters, newspaper clippings, a correspondence journal, an account book,...
William Wheeler Thornton papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains William Wheeler Thornton's manuscript for a book of political documents, principally from 19th century America; his manuscript of a biography of early Indiana jurist Isaac Blackford; articles on the judicial system of Indiana and the Northwest Territory; an essay on French General Michel Ney in America; correspondence regarding politics and his legal and historical writings (1871-1903) and regarding Judge Blackford (1930-1931); and a copy of ...
Dates: 1877-1931, circa 2005