Elections -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
1811 elections documents
Collection — Folder S3114
Scope and Contents This collection includes an order dated February 1, 1811 from William Henry Harrison, Governor of the Indiana Territory, to the sheriff of Jefferson County. The order directs the sheriff to hold an election for the purpose of selecting one person to represent the citizenry of the county in the House of Representatives of the Indiana Territory. Also included are six poll reports, dated April 1811, listing voters in three townships, Jefferson, Madison, and Washington of Jefferson County and the...
Dates: circa 1811
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / 1811 elections documents
1968 political memorabilia
Collection — Folder S2059
Scope and Contents This collection includes political memorabilia from the 1968 presidential election as well as local Indiana elections, such as state representative and the mayor of the City of Indianapolis.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / 1968 political memorabilia
1988 Indiana gubernatorial campaign collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents collected and received by Frank O'Bannon and his staff during his campaign for governor and later as Evan Bayh's running mate in the 1988 Indiana gubernatorial election. The bulk of the collection consists of clippings from newspapers from around the state of Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky, with many supplied by Indiana Newsclip of Indianapolis. Clippings were collected regarding...
"An Aid to the Citizen in Indiana" booklet
Collection — Folder S2428
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one copy of "An Aid to the Citizen in Indiana," a booklet published by the Woman's Franchise League of Indiana in January 1920. Presented to the Indiana Woman's Democratic Organization with compliments of Thomas Taggart, the booklet was written to supply the fundamental facts about politics and government that affect Indiana and to help women prepare themselves to be voters.
Charles E. Skillen collection
Collection — Folder S1195
Scope and Contents This collection includes four items regarding the Indiana Democratic Party, elections, Indiana State Democratic Chairman, Charles E. Skillen, and his death ranging from 1958-1962.
Citizens School Committee history
Collection — Folder S2430
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of "Brief History of the Citizens School Committee of Indianapolis, Indiana." Compiled by Fred Bates Johnson and Edgar H. Evans on February 9, 1944, the history is four pages long and covers the time from its founding in 1921 through the 1942 elections. The history lists both the officers of the committee and the candidates supported in each election, and also mentions the influence of the Ku Klux Klan on the school board from 1926 to 1930.
Edward A. Mitchell papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Edward A. Mitchell's congressional papers (1946-1949), including correspondence regarding veterans' claims and benefits, and papers relating to Mitchell's service on the U.S. House of Representatives Veterans Committee; correspondence and legislative papers regarding bills introduced or supported by Mitchell, including the Taft-Hartley Act, the elimination of the tax on oleomargarine, the abolition of the War Assets Administration, and changes in the Chinese...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward A. Mitchell papers
Eugene Bainbridge papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers relating to Eugene Bainbridge's career in the Indiana Senate ranging from 1953 to 1975. Included are correspondence, legislation, reports, and other papers relating to issues before the Indiana Senate, including public employee' and teacher' retirement funds, the highway department, reapportionment, development of port facilities (1969), abortion, and education reform and school financing (1965-1971); papers relating to Lake County issues before the senate,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Eugene Bainbridge papers
Hendricks County officials records
Collection — Folder S2260
Scope and Contents This collection has various documents received by Hendricks County, Indiana officials. Ranging from 1878 to 1916, the documents include a order of fees from John T. Pressly, Sheriff of Marion County, and filed by Hendricks County Clerk William Irvin; a February 25, 1885 circular letter sent by the Department of Statistics regarding its sixth annual report for the year 1884; a March 22, 1888 form letter from Auditor of State Bruce Carr, that was sent to county auditors regarding the assessment...
Hook family papers
Collection — Folder S0680
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written by John M. Hook to his brother, Matthias, from 1861 to 1863 while serving in G Company, 6th Indiana Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The collection also includes a letter written in 1863 to Matthias Hook from Banner Davis, a man serving in the same unit as John. Other items in the collection are a letter written by Margaret Hook from Des Moines, Iowa in 1851; Bartholomew County, Indiana tax receipts paid by Mathias Hook (1853,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hook family papers