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Politicians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:

1988 Indiana gubernatorial campaign collection

 Collection
Identifier: L428
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents collected and received by Frank O'Bannon and his staff during his campaign for governor and later as Evan Bayh's running mate in the 1988 Indiana gubernatorial election. The bulk of the collection consists of clippings from newspapers from around the state of Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky, with many supplied by Indiana Newsclip of Indianapolis. Clippings were collected regarding...
Dates: 1947-1989

Abraham Lincoln collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1170
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials about Abraham Lincoln, including photocopies of various writings and speeches he made. There is also material that discusses his genealogy and personal accounts of encounters with Abraham Lincoln. Research covers the date range of 1800-1959. The third folder consists of facsimiles related to Abraham Lincoln, primarily images. There is also an oversize folder (OBC083).
Dates: circa 1888-1959, undated

Abram W. Hendricks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0634
Scope and Contents The collection includes Abram Hendricks’ correspondence on Indiana politics (1859-1870); minutes of the Indianapolis Committee of Safety during the 1877 railroad strike; letters of Heinrich Schliemann to Hendricks and Hord regarding his property in Indianapolis (1870-1871); Hendricks’ receipts and invoices for personal expenses, particularly clothing, in Madison (1851-1866); a chart of the organization of the Union Army at Vicksburg (1863); papers of the Indianapolis Insurance Company (1868);...
Dates: 1816-1939

Alvin P. Hovey letter

 Collection — Folder S0686
Identifier: S0686
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter written by Alvin P. Hovey to Isabelle de la Hunt in response to a kind letter she sent him while he was in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hovey was a friend of her son.
Dates: 1888

Alvin Peterson Hovey portrait

 Collection — Folder OBC178
Identifier: OBC178
Scope and Contents This collection contains a print of a portrait of Alvin Peterson Hovey created sometime betwen 1889 and 1891.
Dates: circa 1889-1891

Amos Wade Jackson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L633
Scope and Contents This collection contains the business, political, and personal papers of Amos Wade Jackson, Lola Raper Jackson, Rowland H. Jackson and Ethel Jaekle Jackson ranging from 1825 to 1979. The bulk of the collection consists of legal correspondence and documents from Jackson Abstract, Inc. and Jackson and Jackson, Attorneys at Law and includes original and carbon copies of abstracts of title, warranty deeds, mortgages, attorney’s opinions, wills, estates, guardianships, divorces, and lawsuits. Also...
Dates: 1825-1979

Andrew Jacobs, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: L475
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Andrew Jacobs, Jr. in Indiana, ranging from 1968 to 1970 regarding politics, insurance, and civil services. Notable items include accepted invitations from the WFBM station and the WLWI station in 1970. Also, an invitation to a dedication of the Lynn Corporations first project at 1220 North Park Avenue in 1970. There are also drafts of particular speeches he gave, like to the House Democratic Caucus, at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Dinner, and for...
Dates: 1968-1970

Arch N. Bobbitt oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH014
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

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

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