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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 217 Collections and/or Records:

James M. Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L233
Scope and Contents This collection includes bill payments and receipts with various creditors in Indianapolis, Indiana and correspondence ranging from 1939 to 1940 regarding bill payments and speaking requests.
Dates: 1939-1940

James O. Walton collection

 Collection — Folder S1355
Identifier: S1355
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies of letters which James O. Walton sent to his wife Mary Ann ranging from February 1864 to January 1865 during the American Civil War, with information about military life, Generals William Sherman and John Bell Hood, the presidential election, and health.
Dates: 1864-1865

James Wilson biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder S1850
Identifier: S1850
Scope and Contents This collection includes a one-page typewritten transcription made from page 174 of the book, Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Vol 6 that was published in 1824. Transcribed on November 5, 1949 by H.P. (Homer Philip) Rogers of Pendleton, Oregon, the biographical sketch provides information about James Wilson's first wife, Rachel Bird, his second wife, Hannah Gray, and his seven children.
Dates: 1824, 1949

Jap Miller pamphlet

 Collection — Folder S3433
Identifier: S3433
Scope and Contents This collection contains one pamphlet about Isaac "Jap" Miller. It was printed around 1931 and contains biographical information written by Jap Miller and a poem written about him by James Whitcomb Riley in 1889.
Dates: circa 1931

Jesse Kilgour Dubois papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0384
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and political and business papers from Jesse Kilgour Dubois ranging from 1830 to 1920 pertaining to his work as Illinois Receiver of Public Moneys (1849-1853), his land investments and interests in land drainage (1840s-1850s); the Illinois State Auditor's office and the presidential campaigns of 1860 and 1864; and Abraham Lincoln's life.There is also a certificate of commission as a major general in 1864 during the U.S. Civil War and copies...
Dates: 1830-1920

John A. Bremer papers

 Collection
Identifier: L688
Scope and Contents This collection contains John A. Bremer's papers regarding his work compiling and editing the fourth edition of Constitution Making in Indiana: A Source Book of Constitutional Documents, with Historical Introduction and Critical Notes covering the years 1930 to 1960. Papers related to the book include drafts of chapters of each legislative session and copies of committee reports, joint resolutions, house and senate motions, messages from the Senate to the House,...
Dates: 1857-circa 1980s

John A. Graham collection

 Collection — Folder S2598
Identifier: S2598
Scope and Contents This collection includes 59 photocopies of newspaper articles and correspondence to and from John A. Graham in Peru, Indiana, ranging from 1839 to 1862, regarding his private, business, and editorial affairs.
Dates: 1839-1862

John B. Stoll collection

 Collection
Identifier: L149
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters to John B. Stoll regarding state and national Democratic Party politics (1866-1920), including correspondence relating to the 1870 and 1872 campaigns. Also included are letters from German Democrats in the state, as well as correspondence relating to northern Indiana newspapers and his work with the Democratic State Editorial Association. The collection has Stoll’s work on the history of the Democratic Party in Indiana along with his political speeches and...
Dates: 1854-1926

John Brown Dillon collection

 Collection
Identifier: L377
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John B. Dillon’s historical notes on people and events relating to the early exploration and settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also included is a scrapbook of Dillon’s letters published in newspapers on the U.S. Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history (1861–1876); letters to Dillon regarding the Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864), and Dillon’s historical work; and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of John Brown...
Dates: 1859-1886

John C. New collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L717
Scope and Contents This collection includes a certificate from Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to Benjamin Harrison, the President of the United States and John C. New dated May 27, 1889. There are also appointment certificates for John C. New to various posts in the United States government, including the U.S. Treasury and as general consul to England, dated 1875 to 1889 (OBC045).
Dates: 1875-1889