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United States -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 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

 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

Birch E. Bayh, Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0083
Scope and Contents The collection consists of items from Birch Bayh, Jr., which include a letter to a constituent, a form letter, and a speech recorded in the Congressional Record, all regarding the lack of funding for the Library Services and Construction Act in 1974, and campaign materials from Birch Bayh’s presidential run in 1975-1976.
Dates: 1973-1976

Chittenden family collection

 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 C. New collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L717
Scope and Contents This collection includes a certificate from Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to Benjamin Harrison, the President of the United States and John C. New dated May 27, 1889. There are also appointment certificates for John C. New to various posts in the United States government, including the U.S. Treasury and as general consul to England, dated 1875 to 1889 (OBC045).
Dates: 1875-1889

John L. Coburn collection

 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: 1813-1904