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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 73 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.

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,...

Arch N. Bobbitt oral history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OH014
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs 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, he discusses the Indiana Republican Party, his stint...

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...

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.

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.

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.

Benjamin Wilson Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L146
Scope and Contents This collection includes Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his daughter regarding...

Charles H. and Charles W. Boswell papers

 Collection — Folder S143
Identifier: S0143
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, signed letter from Charles H. Boswell, Indianapolis, Indiana on 1960/01/05 regarding the Mayor's Riley Lockerbie Fair Committee and postcards from or to Charles W. Boswell in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1906 to 1928 regarding politics.

Charles H. Test letters

 Collection — Folder S1296
Identifier: S1296
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photocopies of letters to Charles H. Test in Indiana ranging from 1840 to 1843, regarding his political career and abolitionism.