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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Abner M. Bradbury papers

 Collection — Folder S135
Identifier: S0135
Scope and Contents This collection includes a signed, autographed letter from Abner M. Bradbury in Indianapolis, Indiana 1834/01/11 regarding family life.
Dates: 1834/01/11

American Fur Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: L184
Scope and Contents This collection contains a listing and description of items regarding the American Fur Company papers held at the New York Historical Society. Each item is listed chronologically and contains a brief description. Invoices and other non-correspondence are listed separately. Also included in the collection is an index and photo static copies of correspondence and letter book entries. Subjects discussed in the correspondence include Indian policies, travel, politics, education, religion,...
Dates: 1831-1849

Arcada Balz collection

 Collection
Identifier: L009
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, notes, articles, and other materials from Arcada Balz in Indiana ranging from 1928 to 1959, relating to the following organizations: the Indiana Federation of Women’s Cubs, New Harmony Memorial Commission, and the Fauntleroy House (1934–1964). The collection also contains papers relating to her work in the Indiana Senate, family correspondence, and her genealogical research. There is also a paper on the Edworthalean Society, a woman’s club in...
Dates: 1928-1959

Arch N. Bobbitt oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH014
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library oral history project on August 30, September 11, and September 17, 1974. In the first interview, Bobbitt discusses his childhood and education; how his interest in politics developed; Indiana politics in the 1920s including the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and D. C. Stephenson; and the state gasoline tax department. In the second interview,...
Dates: 1974 August-September; 1978

Ashbel P. Willard collection

 Collection — Folder S1418
Identifier: S1418
Scope and Contents This undated document is handwritten in black ink on blue paper. The heading is "The Contest," and reports on a meeting of the opponents of Mr. Willard at the Market House on Tuesday night. The writer stated: "During the greater part of Willard's remarks, the meeting was an example of decorum and continued so, until it was disturbed by the arrival from Jeffersonville of some half dozen wagons containing a number of the faithful. These men, troubled with more whiskey than brains, made noise...
Dates: 1856

Barnett family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L011
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence with the Thoma-Barnett families. Correspondence generally relates to family life, economic conditions, politics, farm prices, and the American Civil War. The correspondence included letters from George and Rebecca’s parents, as well as state representative J.P. Barnett of Jasper and Pulaski Counties.
Dates: 1850-1955

Bazil B. Edmonston papers

 Collection — Folder S406
Identifier: S0406
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies, carbon copies and photocopies of autographed letters from Bazil Brooke Edmonston and other family members and acquaintances in Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1770 to 1930 regarding family matters, politics, land and debts.
Dates: 1770-1912

Benjamin Franklin Day letters

 Collection — Folder S0342
Identifier: S0342
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Benjamin Franklin Day in Buena Vista, Virginia to his niece Jenny ranging from 1931 to 1932 regarding daily life, current events, family news and history, recollections of his life, including his time in the U.S. Navy.
Dates: 1931-1932

Benjamin Franklin Stevens letter

 Collection — Folder S1249
Identifier: S1249
Scope and Contents This collection comprises one photocopied letter from Benjamin Harrison in Washington, D.C. to Benjamin Franklin Stevens in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 20, 1886, regarding Harrison's political campaign and a request for Stevens' assistance with the campaign and with preventing voter fraud.
Dates: 1886

Benjamin Harrison collection

 Collection
Identifier: L063
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of invoices and receipts for Benjamin Harrison’s personal and household expenses in Indianapolis, Indiana (1893-1897) and for expenses incurred in the construction of his Indianapolis home (1874-1875).The correspondence includes Harrison’s letter (1896-1900) to his law partner, W. H. H. Miller, regarding Republican Party politics, Harrison’s work in the Venezuelan boundary dispute, investments, and family and personal matters; letters regarding a...
Dates: 1852-1900