Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Arch N. Bobbitt oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library oral history project on August 30, September 11, and September 17, 1974. In the first interview, Bobbitt discusses his childhood and education; how his interest in politics developed; Indiana politics in the 1920s including the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and D. C. Stephenson; and the state gasoline tax department. In the second interview,...
Dates: 1974 August-September; 1978
Daniel D. Pratt papers
Collection — Folder S1846
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence received by Daniel D. Pratt, including a January 27, 1862 letter from John Turley of Galveston, Cass County, Indiana, a January 1870 subscription notice from the Logansport Presbyterial Academy, and a November 10, 1870 letter sent by Schulyer Colfax along with an unused student attendance sheet of the Rising Sun Seminary from the time Pratt was principal of the school (1832-1833) that Colfax found in his old files. The collection also includes a two-page,...
Dates: circa 1832- circa 1930
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Daniel D. Pratt papers
Sherman Minton and Austin A. Cole letter and photograph
Collection — Folder S0983
Scope and Contents This collection includes a May 29, 1954 letter written by United States Supreme Court Justice Sherman Minton and sent to Dr. Austin A. Cole, principal of New Albany High School in New Albany, Indiana. In the letter, Minton thanks Cole for inviting him to the school's centennial celebration and states that it was "one of the happiest experience of my life." The collection also includes a photograph of Minton and Cole holding a portrait of Minton that was presented to the school by the school's...