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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 213 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph A. Wright collection

 Collection
Identifier: L183
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...
Dates: 1843-1931

Joseph Beeler collection

 Collection
Identifier: L014
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...
Dates: 1778-1890s

Joseph Cunningham collection

 Collection
Identifier: L364
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...
Dates: 1891-1966

Joseph H. Shea collection

 Collection
Identifier: L141
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence with Joseph H. Shea (1890–1918, bulk 1916) relating to Democratic politics, his time served as U.S. Ambassador to Chile, and general topics. Included are photographs and various printed material. Additionally, the collection contains one folder relating to Julia Shea’s papers (1921–1959). Noted correspondents include Harry S. New and John W. Kern.
Dates: 1890-1959

Josephine B. Stayman collection

 Collection
Identifier: L240
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, correspondence, newspaper clippings, advertisements, notes, cards, recipes, account book, diaries, postcards, photographs, and ribbons relating to Josephine Brown Stayman and her father Chalmers Brown, principally in Indianapolis, Marion County, indiana ranging from 1840 to 1967 regarding Indiana politics, civic societies and issues, and day to day events (diaries).
Dates: 1840-1967

Josephine Bicket collection

 Collection
Identifier: L519
Scope and Contents The collection contains papers, letters, invitations, announcements, and newspaper clippings from Josephine Bicket ranging from 1948 to 1981 about her life and the Democratic Party in Indianapolis, Indiana. Some material was collected by Josephine Bicket as part of her work with the “Office of Women’s Activities” in the Democratic Party.
Dates: 1948-1981

Joshua Leach collection

 Collection
Identifier: L242
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to Joshua Leach’s brother James, who was a lawyer in Stamping Ground and New Castle, Kentucky. The correspondence covered politics, business transactions (railroad and land), and family matters. In addition, the collection also includes letters from Leach’s relatives in Weatherford, Texas (1860–1861) and Natchez, Mississippi (1867–1868).The collection contains business papers of the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Junction Railroad Company and...
Dates: 1831-1883

J.T. Johnston collection

 Collection — Folder S1986
Identifier: S1986
Scope and Contents This collection includes a fabric campaign ribbon from J.T. Johnston in Rockville, Indiana regarding the campaign for governor.
Dates: circa 1896

Kellogg and Plessinger family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1480
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents of the Kellogg and Plessinger families ranging from 1832 to 1920. There are a large number of letters from Francis Nelson Kellogg to his parents and sister while serving with Company K, 75th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War and typewritten transcriptions of most of his letters; letters from Benjamin F. Wiley and James B. Plessinger while they were serving in the war; and a letter and two invoices from J. W. Keely, acting assistant...
Dates: 1832-1920

Kurt F. Pantzer collection

 Collection
Identifier: L593
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and photocopied political papers and typed and autographed and signed correspondence (circa 1940-1970s and undated) relating to Pantzer's involvement in state and national Republican Party politics, and especially party finances, presidential campaigns of Robert Taft (1947-1952), Barry Goldwater (1964), and Richard M. Nixon (1968, 1972), support for Supreme Court appointment of Sherman Minton, involvement with foreign affairs organizations, including American...
Dates: 1820s-1986, undated