Indiana -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:
Hamilton family papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains business papers, correspondence, receipts and deeds from the firm of Hamilton and Taber, including Cyrus Taber's correspondence with Allen Hamilton. Much of the correspondence regards business, various Indian treaties, railroads, politics, and the settlement of Hamilton's estate following his death in 1864. Materials date from 1788 through 1963, with the bulk of the collection dating from Allen Hamilton's career. Materials are arranged chronologically, with business...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hamilton family papers
Harry Guyer Leslie collection
Collection — Folder S0824
Scope and Contents This collection contains a December 18, 1928 certificate from the Purdue Association of Indianapolis recognizing Harry G. Leslie as on honorary member and a 3 x 5-inch card announcing the death of Governor Leslie on December 10, 1937. The card includes information about the funeral service and was sent to an individual who was requested to be an honorary pall bearer.
Harry S. New collection
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Harry S. New’s correspondence regarding state and national politics, particularly the 1912, 1920, and 1924 presidential elections. Correspondence also includes discussion of his work as U.S. postmaster general (1923-1929). New added several notes throughout the collection (written in the early 1930s) that provide contextual background and significance of correspondence. New also provided his reminiscences of the 1896, 1908, and 1912 presidential...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Harry S. New collection
Hendricks County officials records
Collection — Folder S2260
Scope and Contents This collection has various documents received by Hendricks County, Indiana officials. Ranging from 1878 to 1916, the documents include a order of fees from John T. Pressly, Sheriff of Marion County, and filed by Hendricks County Clerk William Irvin; a February 25, 1885 circular letter sent by the Department of Statistics regarding its sixth annual report for the year 1884; a March 22, 1888 form letter from Auditor of State Bruce Carr, that was sent to county auditors regarding the assessment...
Homer E. Capehart papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Homer E. Capehart papers
Hugh Arthur Barnhart collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, periodicals, advertisements, and financial records from Hugh A. Barnhart ranging from 1898 to 1964 regarding his business ventures, his personal life, and his political career. The first series includes papers regarding Barnhart's family life, business ventures, and state government positions. Major topics include family correspondence; World War I correspondence; News-Sentinel newspaper; State Highway Commission;...
Indiana autographs collection
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers from 1832 to 1926, though the bulk of the materials cover 1870-1900. The greater part of this collection consists of correspondence and signed documents, and is mainly important as a collection of autographs. For the most part, the autographs come from Indiana politicians involved at the state and national level of government. Some of the prominent Indianans include: Albert J. Beveridge, William H. English, Oliver P. Morton, James A. Mount, George W. Julian,...
Indiana Federation of Democratic Women collection
Collection — Folder S2283
Scope and Contents This collection includes a ribbon and badge of a representative at the 20th annual convocation of the State Haymakers' Association of Indiana held in Indianapolis on May 15, 1912 and a copy of the bylaws of the Indiana Federation of Democratic Women that were revised in 1985.
Dates: 1912, 1985
Indiana Forum, Inc. collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, memorandums, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs and other documents ranging from 1968 to 1977 regarding the establishment of the Indiana Forum, Inc. (INFO) and the organization's public service activities. The collection contains several publications, including the INFO pamphlet Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Tax: A Basic Book on Public Finance in Indiana (circa 1970s); the pamphlets Retirement, Discipline and Removal of...
Indiana General Assembly photographs
Collection — Folder SP075
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of individual members of the Indiana General Assembly in the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1963 to 1965.