Indiana -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:
Lawrence M. Borst collection
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...
Logan Esarey collection
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 The collection consists of several unpublished chapters on politics and early Indiana state newspapers, Esarey's research and notes from the Indiana Journal and Senate Journal, as well as several essays on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
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Logan Esarey collection
Lucius Burrie Swift collection
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...
Luella Cotton collection
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,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Luella Cotton collection
Margaret Afflis Johnston collection
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
Mary J. Aborn collection
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of papers of Ebenezer F. Lucas (1807-1871), which include his correspondence regarding the operation of the Wabash and Erie Canal; correspondence, surveys, and legal documents relating to his business and land interests in Warren County, Indiana; and papers relating to the 1860 census. The collection also includes Mary J. Aborn’s correspondence and writings in relation to early Warren County history and the removal of Native Americans from...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Mary J. Aborn collection
Maurice Clifford Townsend collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of Maurice Clifford Townsend's speeches from 1936 to 1943. The 1936 speech was created during the gubernatorial campaign, the 1937-1941 speeches were made during his term in office and the 1943 speeches while he was an official of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Also included is a small amount of biographical material. There is also an oversize portrait of Townsend circa 1937-1941 (B065).An item-level description is available upon...
Nancy Johnson collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes programs, pamphlets, and other items collected by Nancy Johnson from events she attended and from the Indiana Statehouse Tour Office where her husband Jim volunteered, ranging from 1983 to 2020 and undated. Most of the events, which included government swearing-in and award ceremonies, services, conferences, meetings, and celebrations for historic events and holidays, took place at the Indiana Statehouse. There are also materials about the Indiana Supreme Court and...
Dates: 1983-2020, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Nancy Johnson collection
Nikki Schofield political elections scrapbook
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook created by Nikki Schofield during the time she volunteered in Republican politics. The bumper sticker on the front cover states: "This Woman Is For Reagan-Bush '84." The materials begin in 1982 and end in 1988. Some of the candidates included in the scrapbook are: John R. Price, Bill Hudnut, George Bush, Dan Quayle, Dan Burton, Steve Carlock, Ronald Wilson Raegan, Joseph P. Watkins, Robert Orr, Gerald Zore, Steve Goldsmith, John Mutz, and Brian C. Bosma. On...
Noble and Davidson family papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes receipts and financial papers of Noah Noble, correspondence of Catherine Noble Davidson and Alexander H. Davidson, an autograph album of Catherine Noble Davidson and autograph books signed by the members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Also, included are Noble family land and legal documents from Virginia and Kentucky and newspaper clippings on politics and the U.S. Civil War. Correspondents include John J. Crittenden, William Henry Harrison, John...