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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 217 Collections and/or Records:

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

Lawrence M. Borst collection

 Collection
Identifier: L495
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers collection by Lawrence Borst while serving in the Indiana House of Representatives and in the Indiana Senate. Materials collected during Borst’s service in the Indiana House primarily reflect his work with the Committee on the Affairs of Marion County and the Committee on Public Policy. Collectively, part one documents the formation of UNIGOV, unified government for Indianapolis and Marion County.The second series, consisting of materials from...
Dates: 1957-1985

Legislature collection

 Collection — Folder S2812
Identifier: S2812
Scope and Contents This collection includes lists from the Indiana General Assembly "Legislature" in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1839-1840 to 1848-1849 regarding membership and personal information.
Dates: 1839-1840, 1848-1849

Logan Esarey collection

 Collection
Identifier: L459
Scope and Contents The collection, which dates from approximately 1900-1950, contains articles, manuscript drafts, and research notes of Logan Esarey. The collection consists of several unpublished chapters on politics and early Indiana state newspapers, Esarey's research and notes from the Indiana Journal and Senate Journal, as well as several essays on Jacksonian democracy in Indiana, the William Henry Harrison administration, and the Republican...
Dates: circa 1900-1950

Loretta B. Mariottini collection

 Collection — Folder S930
Identifier: S0930
Scope and Contents The collection contains Democratic Party campaign material compiled by Loretta B. Mariottini relating to the 1968 elections.
Dates: 1968

Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt political letters

 Collection — Folder S283
Identifier: S0283
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from U.S. congressman and senators from Indiana in Washington, D.C. replying to Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt ranging from 1926 to 1935 regarding various bills and legislation regarding libraries, printing, and censuses.
Dates: 1926-1935

Lucius Burrie Swift collection

 Collection
Identifier: L155
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Lucius B. Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included...
Dates: 1851-1931