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Indiana -- Constitution

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

B. F. Wissler, "Life of Patrick Beard" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S0086
Identifier: S0086
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an onion-skin copy of a typewritten manuscript, entitled "Life of Patrick Beard" by B. F. Wissler. A penciled note reads, “Life and ancestry of Patrick Beard by B. F. Wissler, 1910.” It begins by discussing “an act of Congress, organizing the Indiana territory." Indiana’s early history is detailed, mentioning Jeremiah Cox, Joseph Holman, and Hugh Cull. The writer discusses the difficulty of obtaining information about Patrick Beard (Baird). He also mentions that...
Dates: 1910

Claude J. Haymond manuscript

 Collection — Folder S0617
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...
Dates: circa 1920s

George Wayman collection

 Collection — Folder S1375
Identifier: S1375
Scope and Contents The two pieces of paper in this collection are photocopies. The typed, single-sheet letter is headed: "June 1, 1960. Copy of a letter sent to Bernadette Robertson from Bertha Trulock Nordloh which she found in an old book belonging to her." The letter is addressed to Sarah from her "loving husband," but his name is not on the paper. The date is January 1851. The letter describes Indianapolis with a 7,300 population, corduroy roads, and wild turkeys. He wrote: "Don't let George get too far from...
Dates: 1960

Indiana Forum, Inc. collection

 Collection
Identifier: L499
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, memorandums, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs and other documents ranging from 1968 to 1977 regarding the establishment of the Indiana Forum, Inc. (INFO) and the organization's public service activities. The collection contains several publications, including the INFO pamphlet Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Tax: A Basic Book on Public Finance in Indiana (circa 1970s); the pamphlets Retirement, Discipline and Removal of...
Dates: 1968-1977

Indiana Legislative Bureau collection

 Collection
Identifier: L195
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,...
Dates: 1833-1953

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.
Dates: circa 1930-1934

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...
Dates: 1934-1982, bulk 1970-1982

John A. Bremer papers

 Collection
Identifier: L688
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

Jonathon Jennings collection

 Collection
Identifier: L079
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: 1806-1834, 1927

State of Indiana Constitution amendment proposals

 Collection — Folder OBC036
Identifier: OBC036
Scope and Contents This collection contains information on the proposed and adopted amendments to the Indiana state constitution from 1851 to 1911. The information includes the number of the bill, the house of the legislature in which the bill was introduced, the author and party affiliation, the provisions proposed, the article and section to be amended, and the final disposition of the legislature.
Dates: 1851-1911