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United States -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 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. papers

 Collection — Folder S2427
Identifier: S2427
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 17 letters from David Moreland to his brother Henry Moreland in Howard County, Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1865, during his service in the Union army during the U.S. Civil War, regarding his views on the war and politics with mentions of David's family. There is also a photocopied 1905 newspaper article about Justice of the Peace Henry L. Moreland.
Dates: 1862-1865; 1905

George W. Lawson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L626
Scope and Contents This collection includes George W. Lawson's diaries ranging from July 1877 to July 1910. In his diaries, Lawson records the weather, farm activities, business and personal accounts, marriages, births and deaths of family and friends, and church and social activities. He also records his thoughts about elections, local and national happenings, and international events. There are a several loose items inserted in the volumes, including newspaper clippings and an October 9, 1901 map and calendar...
Dates: 1877-1910

George W. Sosnowski collection

 Collection — Folder S2352
Identifier: S2352
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of correspondence sent to Geoge W. Sosnowski of Gary, Indiana from January to March 1932 by U.S. Senators Henrik Shipstead, James E. Watson, Robert Bulkley, J. Hamilton Lewis, Arthur R. Robinson, Royce S. Copeland, and James J. Davis and Congressmen Louis T. McFadden, John N. Garner, and John E. Rankin in response to the plan Sosnowski sent them for domestic prosperity and improvement of economic and banking conditions through the establishment of a banking...
Dates: 1932-1940

Homer E. Capehart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L650