Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
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".
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...
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 Both Robert Dale Owen and George W. Carr give replies.Also in the collection is a history of Indiana historical documents, written to correspond...
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.
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.
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...
Collection — Folder S1571
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three undated photostats regarding the Indiana Historical Society, its members, and its constitution.
Collection — Folder S1576
Scope and Contents This single typed paper gives articles 1-8 of the Constitution for the Indiana Library Trustees' Association. Only ten members were needed to constitute a quorum. The Constitution could be amended by two-thirds vote of the members in attendance at any regular meeting. No individuals are named as having drafted the document.
Scope and Contents This collection includes meeting minutes, programs, memberships lists, treasury reports, correspondence, newspapers, active membership booklets, awards, constitutions, bylaws, photographs and miscellaneous documents from the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale ranging from 1877-2017.