Legislators -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is invitations, programs, and announcements for social events in Washington, D.C. Other items include clippings related to Albert H. Vestal’s work in Congress; his diary and other materials from his trip to California and Alaska (1927); speeches; a record of assistance given to World War I veterans and their families in his congressional district; and a transcript of headlines made by Vestal during 1917.
Dates: 1899-1932, bulk 1917-1932
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Scope and Contents The collection includes Landgrebe's Congressional papers, including correspondence, reports, and legislation regarding the Consumer Protection Act (1974), the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (1973), the Food and Drug Administration, the Tax Reform Act (1969), the Pollution Control Act (1971), farm bills (1969-1974), Watergate, the War in Vietnam, defense spending, abortion, the draft, foreign aid, railroads, public land use, poverty programs, the Pueblo Incident, and other issues before...
Scope and Contents The bulk of the correspondence is that of George W. Julian and his wife, Laura Giddings Julian, and with his children, Grace and Paul, while he was serving in Congress, working as an attorney in Washington, D.C., and on speaking tours. In his letters with Laura, he discusses questions before Congress. Additional correspondence includes letters to Laura from her father, Joshua R. Giddings, written while he was serving in Congress or as U.S. consul general to Canada in Montreal (1861-1864);...
Dates: 1789-1940, bulk 1789-1902
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Schuyler Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the U.S. Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Thomas A. Hendricks’ correspondence as well as a few receipts and checks ranging from 1825 to 1885 in Indiana. A speech given by his nephew Thomas at a Thomas A. Hendricks Memorial Celebration at Thomas A. Hendricks School in Shelbyville, Indiana is also included. Correspondents include William English, Benjamin Harrison, Governor Samuel J. Tilden of New York, and Lew Wallace. However, each has only one letter in the collection. There...
Dates: 1825-1949, bulk 1873-1879