Civil service -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John B. Dillon’s historical notes on people and events relating to the early exploration and settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also included is a scrapbook of Dillon’s letters published in newspapers on the U.S. Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history (1861–1876); letters to Dillon regarding the Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864), and Dillon’s historical work; and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of John Brown...
Scope and Contents The collection contains Lazarus Noble’s business correspondence and papers from 1860 to 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...