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Constitutions -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Claude J. Haymond manuscript

 Collection — Folder S617
Identifier: S0617
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...

J. Scott Williams drawings

 Collection
Identifier: L624
Scope and Contents This collection includes study drawings for the murals and stained glass windows within the Indiana State Library and Historical Building from J. Scott Williams in New York City, New York ranging from 1930 to 1932.

James E. Farmer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0043
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, articles, and research documents compiled by James E. Farmer from 1963 to 1982. The collection includes Farmer's articles about the Indiana Judicial Campaign of 1970 and the Sheriff-Term Amendment proposal of 1978; correspondence with Jerry Handfield, Indiana State Library librarian, regarding the oral history project; correspondence and "session sketches" for the Centennial History of the Indiana General Assembly; a 1978 profile of the Indiana Bar by...

Jonathon Jennings collection

 Collection
Identifier: L079
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of photostat copies of Jonathan Jennings' correspondence. There are also a few original Jennings letters. Also included in the collection is the correspondence of J. Julian Baily regarding his research on Jonathan Jennings.

Correspondents include John Quincy Adams, Secretary of War John Armstrong, Secretary of War Lewis Cass, Secretary of Treasury Albert Gallatin, President James Madison, Soloman Manwaring, Dr. David G. Mitchell, and James Monroe.

Washington Temperance Society collection

 Collection — Folder S0598
Identifier: S0598
Scope and Contents This collection includes two photostats of documents from 1831 regarding Washington Temperance Society constitution and member's list.

William H. Matthew papers

 Collection
Identifier: L104
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.

William Winans Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: L401
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from William Winans Thomas and family members in Indiana, Illinois, New York, Michigan, North Carolina and California; church records from Indiana; Indiana Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851; a phrenological almanac; a photograph of William Winans Thomas; and miscellaneous items ranging from 1812-1955 regarding church, financial and personal business, school records and politics.