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Indiana -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 143 Collections and/or Records:

Branham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3199
Scope and Contents This collection contains David Branham’s letters to his wife, Cynthia, written while he was supervising railroad construction in Martinsville. Also included are family letters written during the Civil War, legal and business papers, minutes of the Soldiers Aid Society of North Madison, Indiana, and a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the Civil War. There are also a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the...
Dates: 1812-1896

C. L. Thomas collection

 Collection — Folder S1935
Identifier: S1935
Scope and Contents This collection includes a January 11, 1876 letter sent by Daniel McDonald, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Indiana, to C. L. Thomas of the Summit City Lodge No. 170 of Fort Wayne in response to an inquiry about Masonic rules for funerals; a March 27, 1876 letter from the Republican State Central Committee sent regarding a paper submitted by Thomas to be published in the Committee's supplement; a July 5, 1876 letter from the Central Committee stating that they were not able to pay Thomas for...
Dates: 1876-1877

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.
Dates: 1840-1843

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.
Dates: 1903 January 20

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.
Dates: 1917

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.
Dates: 1818-1839

D. C. Stephenson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L246
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of contemporary copies of Stephenson’s prison correspondence, made for Indiana State Prison Warden Walter Daly (1925-1933). Included is Stephenson’s correspondence with his attorneys, supporters, and family regarding his attempts to gain release, prison conditions, Ku Klux Klan, Indiana politics, and personal business. Also part of the collection are letters to Warden Daly regarding Stephenson, letters to and from Stephenson that were retained by prison...
Dates: 1925-1933

Daniel Bearss collection

 Collection
Identifier: L013
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Bearss’ receipts, invoices, land documents, and account books relating to his business and land interests in Peru, Indiana. Also included are account books for his transactions with the Miami people (1838–1842), his Peru general store (1835–1845), and Peru sawmill (1851–1853). The collection also contains a letterbook containing copies of his letters relating to his claims against the Indiana and other business matters, correspondence (business...
Dates: 1830-1902

Daniel D. Pratt collection

 Collection
Identifier: L128
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Daniel D. Pratt’s legal and political papers from the period 1831 to 1877. His legal papers include correspondence, briefs, legal and financial documents, and notes regarding his cases in Logansport and northern Indiana, including both criminal and civil cases. The collection also contains papers regarding collection of debts for eastern law firms and papers related to the settlement of the estate of Senator John Tipton. Additionally, there are...
Dates: 1816-1901

Della Scott Swinehart scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1834
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook containing items ranging from 1932 to 1952 and collected by Della Scott Swinehart. The bulk of the scrapbook consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, invitations, programs, awards, and badges related to her political activities during the 1930s for the Democratic party, both in Indiana and nationally. Some of the notable Democrats that she received letters, invitations, and Christmas cards from include May Thompson Evans, James A. Farley, Wray E....
Dates: 1932-1952