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United States -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

1968 political memorabilia

 Collection — Folder S2059
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1968

1980-1981 political memorabilia

 Collection — Folder S2057
Identifier: S2057
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from the Governor Otis R. Bowen campaign sent to potential donors for support. Also included are letters from the Ronald Reagan presidential campaign soliciting contributions and support for the upcomming election year. A sample ballot, pamphlets, precinct information, and magazine articles are included. A Communist Party pamphlet featuring Gus Hall and Angela Davis as well as a Dan Quayle for United States Senate pamphlet and newspaper clipping can be found...
Dates: 1980-1981

Benjamin Harrison collection

Identifier: L063
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of invoices and receipts for Benjamin Harrison’s personal and household expenses in Indianapolis, Indiana (1893-1897) and for expenses incurred in the construction of his Indianapolis home (1874-1875).The correspondence includes Harrison’s letter (1896-1900) to his law partner, W. H. H. Miller, regarding Republican Party politics, Harrison’s work in the Venezuelan boundary dispute, investments, and family and personal matters; letters regarding a...
Dates: 1852-1900

Bill Clinton and Al Gore campaign photographs

 Collection — Folder SP062
Identifier: SP062
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the campaign visits of Bill Clinton and Al Gore in Indiana on July 21 and October 15, 1992 during the 1992 U.S. presidential race.
Dates: 1992

Chittenden family collection

Identifier: L031
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence between George F. and Amanda Chittenden during their engagement and during the U.S. Civil War. The letters written during the Civil War discuss health conditions, army life, the siege of Vicksburg, life and politics in Indiana, and Confederate prisoners at Camp Morton. Also included are letters to Amanda Chittenden from family members and to George Chittenden regarding Republican politics, his work with the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, and other...
Dates: 1837-1913

David Moreland, Jr. Civil War letters

 Collection — Folder S2427
Identifier: S2427
Scope and Contents David’s letters are written to his older brother Henry Moreland of Howard County, Indiana. He discusses his views of the war and politics, but only briefly mentions his wife Ellen and their three children. Since only Laura and Leroy are listed in the 1860 census, there must have been a baby born after the census taker visited the home. He gives brief mention of another brother, John Moreland, who was crippled.Seventeen letters and one newspaper article:1862 One letter...
Dates: 1862-1905

Homer E. Capehart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L650

John L. Coburn collection

Identifier: L034
Scope and Contents The collection includes 9 of John Coburn’s letter books rangin from 1879 to 1903, chiefly relating to his Indianapolis law practice, but also including letters on Republican Party politics, local civic activities, and Indiana history; correspondence regarding political appointments, and his work on banking and military affairs; other correspondence regarding politics; correspondence and financial papers relating to the settlement of the estate of Augustus Coburn, including papers relating to...
Dates: 1850-1904

John Wesley Davis collection

 Collection — Folder S0339
Identifier: S0339
Scope and Contents Hope Bedford wrote this thesis in partial fulfillment of the requirement for her degree of Master of Arts, Department of History, at Butler University, in 1930. The paper consists of six chapter totaling 46 pages. In Chapter 1, “Early Life,” Ms. Bedford gives his birth date and place. His father was Rev. John Davis, and his mother was Margaret Jones. He studied medicine under Dr. George D. Foulke’s supervision before entering the University of Maryland. In 1820, he married Ann...
Dates: 1930

Joseph Habersham letters

 Collection — Folder S2136
Identifier: S2136
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten transcriptions of eight letters written by Postmaster General Joseph Habersham regarding the establishment of a postal route from Louisville to Kaskaskia, via Vincennes. Ranging from 1797 to 1799, the letters were transcribed from volumes F-I of the letterbooks of the Postmaster General.
Dates: 1797-1799