Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 207 Collections and/or Records:
John Prout collection
Collection — Folder S1088
Scope and Contents There are ten unrelated items in this collection, including a note from Hugh McCulloch, Treasury Department to Lander Bishop and Company, dated June 17, 1865. The note thanks "Gentlemen" for the portrait of Washington which they sent. Also included is a letter to Honorable Sidney Dillon, President Union Pacific R.R., from James N. Tyner, Postmaster General, February 20, 1877, regarding the rates for mails sent by rail. A letter to Erastus Brainard, Esq., from W. Q. Gresham, dated March 8,...
Dates: 1863-1925; undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Prout collection
John Rugenstein collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials assembled by John Rugenstein regarding the presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie. Included in this collection is campaign memorabilia such as buttons, literature, poetry, postcards, music, stickers and phonograph records. Also included is the correspondence of the various state and local Willkie Clubs, founded in 1940 to promote and support Willkie in his campaign. These items are divided geographically. There is information on the national (Associated of...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Rugenstein collection
John S. Benham photograph collection
Collection — Folder SP055
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and ephemera of John S. Benham in Ripley County, Indiana ranging from 1906 to 1922 and undated regarding his teaching and political career, which include several group photographs of teachers and students, a group of workers with timber on two wagons, and a group of U.S. congressmen in Canada. There are also two cards promoting Benham for Congress.
Dates: 1906-1922, undated
John S. Waggaman papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, articles, pamphlets, newsletters, reports, questionnaires, and newspaper clippings from John S. Waggaman, state and federal legislators and others in Indiana, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere in the U.S. ranging from 1943 to 1969, regarding Indiana legislative and congressional district reapportionment for Indiana and other states, compensation for legislators, the organization and functioning of the Indiana General Assembly, the Citizens Conference for...
Dates: 1943-1969, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John S. Waggaman papers
John Test collection
Collection — Folder S1298
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from a librarian to Ansel Wold in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 1944, regarding John Test. The letter is accompanied by a biography about John Test written by his son, Charles H. Test.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Test collection
John Tipton collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839 in Indiana. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Tipton collection
John V. Beamer collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists principally of papers related to John V. Beamer's career in U.S> Congress from 1951 to 1959 and includes correspondence regarding legislation and political issues from constituents and colleagues, national associations, labor unions, Indiana newspapers, colleges and universities, and businesses in his district; speeches, newsletters, and press releases; copies of the Congressional Record; newspaper clippings; campaign records,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John V. Beamer collection
Joseph A. Wright collection
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...
Joseph Beeler collection
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...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joseph Beeler collection
Joseph Cunningham collection
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...