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Indiana -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 143 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph A. Wright collection

 Collection
Identifier: L183
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...
Dates: 1843-1931

Joseph Beeler collection

 Collection
Identifier: L014
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...
Dates: 1778-1890s

Joseph Cunningham collection

 Collection
Identifier: L364
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...
Dates: 1891-1966

Joshua Leach collection

 Collection
Identifier: L242
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...
Dates: 1831-1883

Lake County, Indiana collection

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Identifier: L551
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,...
Dates: 1836-1955

Lawrence M. Borst collection

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Identifier: L495
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers collection by Lawrence Borst while serving in the Indiana House of Representatives and in the Indiana Senate. Materials collected during Borst’s service in the Indiana House primarily reflect his work with the Committee on the Affairs of Marion County and the Committee on Public Policy. Collectively, part one documents the formation of UNIGOV, unified government for Indianapolis and Marion County.The second series, consisting of materials from...
Dates: 1957-1985

Logan Esarey collection

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Identifier: L459
Scope and Contents The collection, which dates from approximately 1900-1950, contains articles, manuscript drafts, and research notes of Logan Esarey. The collection consists of several unpublished chapters on politics and early Indiana state newspapers, Esarey's research and notes from the Indiana Journal and Senate Journal, as well as several essays on Jacksonian democracy in Indiana, the William Henry Harrison administration, and the Republican...
Dates: circa 1900-1950

Lucius Burrie Swift collection

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Identifier: L155
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Lucius B. Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included...
Dates: 1851-1931

Luella Cotton collection

 Collection
Identifier: L259
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, papers, news clippings, tickets and programs ranging from 1955 to 1970 regarding Luella Cotton's Democratic Party political activities. She received correspondence from across Indiana from fellow Democrats serving on county and state committees and from individuals working for the Democratic National Committee. The collection includes Cotton's correspondence with Indiana state politicians Larry Conrad, S. Hugh Dillin, Marie Lauck, Jack H. Mankin,...
Dates: 1954-1974

Margaret Afflis Johnston collection

 Collection
Identifier: L555
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and political correspondence and papers, photographs, notebooks, publications and other materials from Margaret Afflis Johnston in Delphi, Carroll County and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1967, regarding her political career, public service, the Democratic Party in Indiana, the Indiana Women's Prison and the state correctional system, community engagement, and personal life. Campaign materials and periodicals for various democratic candidates and...
Dates: circa 1916-1967