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Indiana -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:

Oliver P. Davis family correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3478
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats of correspondence of Oliver P. (O.P.) Davis and his family. The correspondence from 1846 to 1861 includes letters written by Davis to his wife Eliza during his travels for business and while he was in Indianapolis during the Indiana Constitution Convention and his service in the Indiana Senate; three letters from Congressman Edward W. McGaughey; and letters sent by Davis to the Oldridge family. The correspondence from 1864 to 1868 conisists of...
Dates: 1846-1899, circa 1927

Oliver P. Morton Club volumes

 Collection — Volume V224
Identifier: V224
Scope and Contents This collection contains two volumes of minutes, one general ledger, and one dues ledger created by the Oliver P. Morton Club from 1896 to 1906.
Dates: 1896-1906

Oliver P. Morton papers

 Collection
Identifier: L113
Scope and Contents This collection consist primarily of correspondence and papers from Oliver P. Morton’s senatorial career with an emphasis on the 1876 presidential election and Louisiana politics in 1873 and 1874. There is also family correspondence, financial papers, speeches and notes on Republican politics, the U.S. Civil War, secession, and Reconstruction.There are also an oversize folder and a volume, which include extractions and a letter from R.R. Barrow, 1872/08/05 and 1872/09/29; speeches...
Dates: 1855-1909

Otis R. Bowen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1772
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents related to Dr. Otis R. Bowen's time as governor of Indiana, including press releases, schedules, and photocopies of his proclamations for "School's Open Safety Week," "U.S. Space Program Week," Will Rogers Research Center Week," Captive Nations Week," and "Freedom of Enterprise Week" from July and August 1973. Other items in the collection include two election slate cards for the April 1974 United Auto Workers (U.A.W.)...
Dates: 1849; 1943-1946; 1973-1975

Otis R. Bowen photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P004
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and film negatives from Otis R. Bowen in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1945 to 1980, mainly regarding his time as governor of Indiana. The images depict him fulfilling his executive duties, including swearing in ceremonies for judicial and political appointees, the presentation of awards and proclamations, bill signings, and dedications of highways, buildings, and institutions. Other photographs show award ceremonies, Republican Party functions, and...
Dates: 1945-1980

Otis R. Bowen slides and film

 Collection
Identifier: P061
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides and photographic film, most of which were photographed by John Fulton in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1975 to 1976 and undated, depicting Republican politicians from Indiana, including then-Governor Otis R. Bowen, Lieutenant Governor Robert Orr, and candidate for U.S. Senator, Richard Lugar. The images document the 1976 Republican State Convention and other party events and members during the mid-1970s.
Dates: 1975-1976, undated

Owen and Orange counties election certificates

 Collection — Folder S2411
Identifier: S2411
Scope and Contents This collection contains an election returns document that certified the number of votes cast in Owen County for each candidate running for the office of governor and lieutenant governor in 1896. The certificate was signed by the clerk of the Owen Circuit Court on November 10, 1896 and includes the county seal. The second document is a sheriff's certification of the election of Perry McCart as joint representative of Dubois, Lawrence, and Orange counties, signed at the Orange County Courthouse...
Dates: 1896

Philip Shrader family papers

 Collection — Folder S2297
Identifier: S2297
Scope and Contents This collection contains four items from the Philip Shrader family of Fayette County, Indiana, including a December 28, 1835 letter sent to Shrader from A. C. Clark of Hamilton, Ohio regarding money from a mortgage; an October 8, 1836 indenture between Charles Campbell and Joanna Crawford, mother of James Scott, bonding James to Campbell as a servant from the date of the document until September 30, 1843 and signed in the presence of Philip Shrader, John Scott, and Lewis Turner; a copy of "To...
Dates: 1835-circa 1866

Pleas E. Greenlee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2388
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of the following speeches given by Pleas E. Greenlee: a July 11, 1934 address before the Democratic candidates for state legislature in Indianapolis; a circa 1935 speech given in Lake County, Indiana; a May 25, 1946 address to the Democratic Editorial Association at their spring meeting; and a February 28, 1948 Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner address given at the Murat Temple in Indianapolis. The collection also includes a typewritten copy of...
Dates: 1934-1948

Political material collection

 Collection
Identifier: L219
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, political party platforms, campaign flyers, brochures, bumper stickers, buttons, pins, pencils, pens, ribbons, sample ballots, appeals for donations, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles from local, state and national politicians in Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1752 to 2016 regarding elective office in Indiana and Washington, D.C.Oversize materials include political material for Robert Kennedy, Richard Roudebush, and Richard Lugar...
Dates: 1752-2016, undated