Indiana -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:
John Karl Bain scrapbook
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a "Mark Twain's Scrap Book" used by J. Karl Bain to hold items he collected while serving as secretary to Senator Charles W. Fairbanks. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, letters he sent to his mother and sister, clippings of pictures and other mementos of the communities he visited while on a trip to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska with Sen. Fairbanks for the Joint High Commission (Summer, 1899). Also included are newspaper clippings regarding a debate...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Karl Bain scrapbook
John L. Coburn collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes 9 of John Coburn’s letter books rangin from 1879 to 1903, chiefly relating to his Indianapolis law practice, but also including letters on Republican Party politics, local civic activities, and Indiana history; correspondence regarding political appointments, and his work on banking and military affairs; other correspondence regarding politics; correspondence and financial papers relating to the settlement of the estate of Augustus Coburn, including papers relating to...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John L. Coburn collection
John S. Waggaman papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, articles, pamphlets, newsletters, reports, questionnaires, and newspaper clippings from John S. Waggaman, state and federal legislators and others in Indiana, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere in the U.S. ranging from 1943 to 1969, regarding Indiana legislative and congressional district reapportionment for Indiana and other states, compensation for legislators, the organization and functioning of the Indiana General Assembly, the Citizens Conference for...
Dates: 1943-1969, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John S. Waggaman papers
John V. Beamer collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists principally of papers related to John V. Beamer's career in U.S> Congress from 1951 to 1959 and includes correspondence regarding legislation and political issues from constituents and colleagues, national associations, labor unions, Indiana newspapers, colleges and universities, and businesses in his district; speeches, newsletters, and press releases; copies of the Congressional Record; newspaper clippings; campaign records,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John V. Beamer collection
John Wesley Davis collection
Collection — Folder S0339
Scope and Contents Hope Bedford wrote this thesis in partial fulfillment of the requirement for her degree of Master of Arts, Department of History, at Butler University, in 1930. The paper consists of six chapter totaling 46 pages. In Chapter 1, “Early Life,” Ms. Bedford gives his birth date and place. His father was Rev. John Davis, and his mother was Margaret Jones. He studied medicine under Dr. George D. Foulke’s supervision before entering the University of Maryland. In 1820, he married Ann...
Joseph A. Wright collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Joseph Albert Wright in Washington from his family in Rockville (1843-1844); letters from his district regarding local and national politics (1844); letters to Wright as Governor of Indiana regarding appointments, railroad development, the Indiana State Bank, criminal cases, agricultural societies, and politics (1849-1857); letters to him as U.S. minister to Prussia (1857-1861), including letters from Americans traveling in Europe and letters from American...
Joseph Beeler collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family letters of the Beeler family ranging from 1823 to 1850. The letters relate to family activities, description of Illinois legislature, and general correspondence. The collection also contains two letters from a World War I soldier. Also included in the collection are several volumes: diaries of George M. Beeler (Joseph's son), Joseph Beeler's account book (1836–1849), Fielding Beeler's account books (1847–1879), records of the Northport and Mars Hill Gravel Road...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joseph Beeler collection
Joseph Cunningham collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of business correspondence between Joseph Cunningham and his clients. Some of the more recurrent of his business correspondents were Morris Printing Company, printers of the Swine Breeders Journal, J. B. Luyster, Lloyd Mugg, C.M. Dayton, C.S. William and Sons, and S. B. Wenger. The correspondence discusses the sale of Poland China Swine and Plymouth Rock Poultry eggs, including prices and pedigrees of the hogs. Some of the letters...
Joshua Leach collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to Joshua Leach’s brother James, who was a lawyer in Stamping Ground and New Castle, Kentucky. The correspondence covered politics, business transactions (railroad and land), and family matters. In addition, the collection also includes letters from Leach’s relatives in Weatherford, Texas (1860–1861) and Natchez, Mississippi (1867–1868).The collection contains business papers of the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Junction Railroad Company and...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joshua Leach collection
Lake County, Indiana collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed correspondence from Solon Robinson and others in Indiana ranging from 1836 to 1919 regarding county organization and government and military service; typed commissioners minutes and court records and other government documents in Lake County, Indiana ranging from 1837 to 1936 regarding county government and official business; typed and autographed histories of Lake County and communities from 1836 to 1955 and undated; typed records of businesses,...