Civil service -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains Lazarus Noble’s business correspondence and papers from 1860–1868, when Noble lived in Indianapolis. Included are correspondence relating to the Indianapolis Copper Mining Company for which Noble was an investor. Also included are letters regarding business interests in Vincennes, requests for assistance in obtaining state and federal appoints, a 1865 family vacation to Montreal (Canada), and Civil War related letters.
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Lucius B. Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included...