Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
American Colonization Society pamphlet
Scope and Contents This collection includes a single pamphlet created by the American Colonization Society on May 23, 1825 printed in Washington City by Way & Gideon. It is entitled "Constitution, government, and digest of the laws of Liberia".
Claude J. Haymond manuscript
Collection — Folder S617
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 16-page manuscript written by Claude J. Haymond regarding Shelby County's role in the 1851 Indiana constitutional convention. The manuscript gives a brief background of Indiana's first constitution of 1816 and the reasons why it was deemed necessary to create a new one. Haymond describes Shelbyville and Shelby County in 1850 and also quotes the description of Indianapolis written by Edward Eggleston at the time of the convention. Haymond's manuscript offers...
Dates: circa 1920s
Contemporary Club of Indianapolis collection
Collection — Folder S2773
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items from the Contemporary Club of Indianapolis, including the program from its December 3, 1940 golden anniversary dinner; a copy of The Contemporary Club of Indianapolis, 1890-1940, a 48-page commemorative booklet about the club's first 50 years; a copy of the bookletThe Contemporary Club of Indianapolis: Members, 1954-1955; a letter to members listing the officers and directors elected for the...
Dorothy Riker collection
Collection — Folder S1116
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one typed page entitled "First printing of Indiana Constitution of 1851 was in Cincinnati, even though it bears imprint of Kent and Norman of New Albany." Milton Gregg, editor of the New Albany Tribune, charged Robert Dale Owen, William H. English, George W. Carr, and others with padding their expense accounts. Both Robert Dale Owen and George W. Carr give replies.Also in the collection is a history of Indiana historical documents, written to correspond...
Dates: 1851, 1948
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Dorothy Riker collection
Emma Eaton White speech
Collection — Folder S1393
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a speech given by Mrs. E. E. White before the House Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., regarding the Wadsworth Amendment. From the content of the speech, it appears this amendment was intended to make it more difficult to amend the Constitution. Senator Wadsworth was an opponent of women’s suffrage.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Emma Eaton White speech
Ezra Bourne papers
Collection — Folder S145
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed document from Ezra Bourne in Indiana ranging from 1850 to 1852 regarding travel to and life in California during the Gold Rush, also a copy of the Star Mining Company constitution and bylaws.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ezra Bourne papers
Indiana Attorney General's Office collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and other information and items that came from the Attorney General’s Office. The first folder contains correspondence to and from the Attorney General. Correspondents include, Will Hayes, Fred Knefler, William D. Owen, William A. Ketcham, William L. Taylor, James Bingham, Thomas R. Marshall, William A. Wirt, Thomas M. Honan, Edwin Corr, William L. Bryan, Ele Stansbury, W.B. Wheeler, Ed Jackson and others. The second folder contains miscellaneous...
Indiana Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution records
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the Indiana Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution ranging from 1969 to 1992 compiled by C. Ray Ewick's during his time as secretary of the commission. The collection includes correspondence, memos, press releases, publications, and other documents related to Ewick's work with the Indiana commission and apart from loose material and publications found with the records, Ewick's organization of his files has been maintained....
Indiana Historical Society constitution and membership list
Collection — Folder S1571
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three undated photostats regarding the Indiana Historical Society, its members, and its constitution.
Indiana League of High School Girls' Athletic Associations collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence; records and data; minutes and financial reports of board meetings; newspaper and magazine articles; programs from camp retreats and athletic programs; photographs; plaques; varsity letters; ribbons; nametags; athletic records; and scrapbooks from Indiana League of High School Girls' Athletic Associations on Indiana, ranging from 1922 to 1989, regarding girls' athletics programs and organization in high schools and junior high schools in Indiana, with...