Constitutions -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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
Indiana Legislative Bureau collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed reports from the Indiana Legislative Bureau regarding standing rules and orders for the Indiana General Assembly. The collection also contains state and county finances, and two typed articles: "Titles of Acts and the Passage" and "Taking Effect of Acts and Joint Resolutions in Indiana." Other items include articles written by two directors, John A. Lapp and Charles Kettleborough; bibliographies, lists of laws by subject, lists of laws and amendments,...
J. Scott Williams drawings
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.
Dates: circa 1930-1934
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / J. Scott Williams drawings
James E. Farmer collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
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...
Dates: 1934-1982, bulk 1970-1982
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James E. Farmer collection
John A. Bremer papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains John A. Bremer's papers regarding his work compiling and editing the fourth edition of Constitution Making in Indiana: A Source Book of Constitutional Documents, with Historical Introduction and Critical Notes covering the years 1930 to 1960. Papers related to the book include drafts of chapters of each legislative session and copies of committee reports, joint resolutions, house and senate motions, messages from the Senate to the House,...
Dates: 1857-circa 1980s
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John A. Bremer papers
Jonathon Jennings collection
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of photostat copies of Jonathan Jennings' correspondence ranging from 1806 to 1927. 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....
Dates: 1806-1927, bulk 1806-1834
Washington Temperance Society collection
Collection — Folder 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
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 Winans Thomas papers
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 to 1955 regarding church, financial and personal business, school records and politics.