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Indiana -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 141 Collections and/or Records:

Warren T. McCray collection

 Collection
Identifier: L096
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two drafts of Warren T. McCray's memoirs, written shortly after his release from prison, describing his family and childhood, agriculture and business interests, political campaigns, and governorship, facsimiles of documents from his trial on mail fraud charges, and his time served in federal prison.
Dates: 1923-1927

Wilfrid J. Ullrich papers

 Collection
Identifier: L530
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, clippings, documents and notes ranging from 1969 to 1977 regarding Wilfrid J. Ullrich's work as a senator in the Indiana General Assembly. The bulk of the correspondence is from Indiana residents stating their support or opposition to bills being considered during the 1977 legislative session. Ullrich received the largest number of letters concerning the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (E.R.A.); the creation of an Indiana Board of Chiropractic...
Dates: 1969-1977

Will H. Hays collection

 Collection
Identifier: L560
Scope and Contents The collection includes Will H. Hays' correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, notebooks and photographs, principally from the period of 1914-1954. His political papers include correspondence and other papers regarding his work as Indiana and National Republican Party Chairman; his work with the State Council of Defense during World War I; his efforts to unite the liberal and conservative wings of the Republican Party for the 1920 election, including his correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt on...
Dates: 1857-1957

William C. Miller thesis

 Collection — Folder S0964
Identifier: S0964
Scope and Contents This collection contains William C. Miller's thesis, "The Indiana Klan and Its Influence on Hoosier Politics," circa 1970s. The thesis discusses the influence of the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana during the 1920s and the rise "in the fortunes and power of almost all the leaders of the movement," most notably David Curtis (D.C.) Stephenson. Miller's thesis advisor was Professor Joel Silbey of Cornell University.
Dates: circa 1970s

William F. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: L086
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal and business papers and correspondence of William F. Jones ranging from 1827 to 1890. The correspondence regards Jones’s land and business interest in Blackford and Delaware County and his work on the Fort Wayne and Southern Railroad. There is also information regarding state and national politics, receipts, and a girl’s diary. Correspondents include Jones’s family in Ohio, his daughter and son-in-law, Thomas Dowling, William H. English, Andrew J....
Dates: 1827-1890

William H. Hudnut III collection

 Collection
Identifier: L523
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, papers, publications from William H. Hudnut III while he was in Washington D.C. ranging from 1972 to 1974 regarding his work as a member of the House of Representatives.Series 1 consists of correspondence and general papers related to his professional work and is further broken down into three subseries. Subseries 1.1 contains correspondence, publications, reports, and other papers relating to Hudnut's work in the House of...
Dates: 1969-1974

William Henry Harrison Terrell collection

 Collection — Folder S1294
Identifier: S1294
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, letters and clippings from William Henry Harrison Terrell in Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1883, regarding the U.S. Civil War, chiefly the claims on the Indiana State Arsenal during the U.S. Civil War (July 30, 1862); the state's settlement of claims and accounts at war's end (1865-1868), and Indiana soldiers' war service.
Dates: 1862-1883

William Steele Holman papers

 Collection
Identifier: L073
Scope and Contents The collection, the bulk of which dates from 1870 to 1894, includes documents from William Steele Holman’s career as a politician as well as those from the Holman family. The documents are divided into correspondence and papers and newspaper clippings. They are then arranged chronologically with the other assorted materials. Materials include correspondence from constituents, telegrams, election results, family letters, newspaper clippings, a correspondence journal, an account book,...
Dates: 1837-1936

William T. Wilson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L315
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents and correspondence of William T. Wilson, Thomas H. Wilson, and Daniel D. Pratt ranging from 1815 to 1942. William T. Wilson's papers include account books from his law firm (1876-1898), his correspondence and legal documents (1875-1927), and legal depositions relating to the property of the Barron family of Logansport (1926-1927). Thomas H. Wilson's papers include account books, business correspondence and financial documents of the firm of Pollard and Wilson...
Dates: 1815-1942, undated

William Wheeler Thornton papers

 Collection
Identifier: L159
Scope and Contents This collection contains William Wheeler Thornton's manuscript for a book of political documents, principally from 19th century America; his manuscript of a biography of early Indiana jurist Isaac Blackford; articles on the judicial system of Indiana and the Northwest Territory; an essay on French General Michel Ney in America; correspondence regarding politics and his legal and historical writings (1871-1903) and regarding Judge Blackford (1930-1931); and a copy of ...
Dates: 1877-1931, circa 2005