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Indiana -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 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.

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...

Arcada Balz collection

 Collection
Identifier: L009
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, notes, articles, and other materials from Arcada Balz ranging from 1928 to 1959, relating to the following organizations: the Indiana Federation of Women’s Cubs, New Harmony Memorial Commission, and the Fauntleroy House (1934–1964). The collection also contains papers relating to her work in the Indiana Senate, family correspondence, and her genealogical research. There is also a paper on the Edworthalean Society, a woman’s club in Bloomington, Monroe...

Arch N. Bobbitt oral history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OH014
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs 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, he discusses the Indiana Republican Party, his stint...

Barnett family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L011
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence with the Thoma-Barnett families. Correspondence generally relates to family life, economic conditions, politics, farm prices, and the Civil War. The correspondence included letters from George and Rebecca’s parents, as well as state representative J.P. Barnett of Jasper and Pulaski Counties.

Benjamin Harrison collection

 Collection — Box 1-4
Identifier: L063
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of invoices and receipts for Harrison’s personal and household expenses in Indianapolis (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 federal...

Charles H. Test letters

 Collection — Folder S1296
Identifier: S1296
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photocopies of letters to Charles H. Test in Indiana ranging from 1840 to 1843, regarding his political career and abolitionism.

Charles W. Fairbanks senatorial nomination ticket

 Collection — Folder S1604
Identifier: S1604
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a ticket to the second nomination of Charles W. Fairbanks as a U.S. senator for Indiana at the Indiana Statehouse on January 20, 1903. The ticket belonged to one W. E. Henry and was signed by Lieutenant Governor Newton W. Gilbert.

Constitutional Convention collection

 Collection — Folder S1502
Identifier: S1502
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies from Governor Ralston and Governor Goodrich in Indiana in 1917 regarding a new constitutional convention leading to a revised constitution.

Curtis Gilbert collection

 Collection
Identifier: S0512
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various bills of receipts from Curtis Gilbert and the account book for the county clerk and the postmaster, ranging from 1818 to 1839.