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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 217 Collections and/or Records:

Nick Nottingham collection

 Collection — Folder S1023
Identifier: S1023
Scope and Contents This collection contains Nick Nottingham's identification ribbon and certificate of participation for his service as a page for Indiana State Senator Kenneth J. Brown, Jr. on March 9, 1959.
Dates: 1959/03/09

Nikki Schofield political elections scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: L391
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook created by Nikki Schofield during the time she volunteered in Republican politics. The bumper sticker on the front cover states: "This Woman Is For Reagan-Bush '84." The materials begin in 1982 and end in 1988. Some of the candidates included in the scrapbook are: John R. Price, Bill Hudnut, George Bush, Dan Quayle, Dan Burton, Steve Carlock, Ronald Wilson Raegan, Joseph P. Watkins, Robert Orr, Gerald Zore, Steve Goldsmith, John Mutz, and Brian C. Bosma. On...
Dates: 1982-1989

Noah Noble collection

 Collection
Identifier: L118
Scope and Contents The collection contains Noah Noble's personal and political correspondence regarding state and national Whig politics, as well as his campaign for governor of Indiana. Included are letters relating to the Internal Improvement Board, its projects, and correspondence pertaining to the state's debts arisen from such projects.Correspondents include John Badollet, Samuel Bigger, Michael G. Bright, David Burr, Henry Clay, John Wesley Davis, John Dowling, George H. Dunn, Paris C. Dunning,...
Dates: 1816-1900s

Noble and Davidson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L107
Scope and Contents This collection includes receipts and financial papers of Noah Noble, correspondence of Catherine Noble Davidson and Alexander H. Davidson, an autograph album of Catherine Noble Davidson and autograph books signed by the members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Also, included are Noble family land and legal documents from Virginia and Kentucky and newspaper clippings on politics and the U.S. Civil War. Correspondents include John J. Crittenden, William Henry Harrison, John...
Dates: 1785-1868

Oliver family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1032
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Reece A. Oliver’s letters from the Philippines and China to his brother Kenneth A. Oliver and other family members. The letters include information regarding the Philippine schools, the effect of World War I on the Philippines, his work in China and conditions in the Philippines before and after World War II. Also included are Kenneth Oliver’s expense (1914-1924) and account books (1917-1925); brochures, clippings, and other printed materials relating to the...
Dates: 1914-1950

Oliver P. Davis family correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3478
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats of correspondence of Oliver P. (O.P.) Davis and his family. The correspondence from 1846 to 1861 includes letters written by Davis to his wife Eliza during his travels for business and while he was in Indianapolis during the Indiana Constitution Convention and his service in the Indiana Senate; three letters from Congressman Edward W. McGaughey; and letters sent by Davis to the Oldridge family. The correspondence from 1864 to 1868 conisists of...
Dates: 1846-1899, circa 1927

Oliver P. Morton papers

 Collection
Identifier: L113
Scope and Contents This collection consist primarily of correspondence and papers from Oliver P. Morton’s senatorial career with an emphasis on the 1876 presidential election and Louisiana politics in 1873 and 1874. There is also family correspondence, financial papers, speeches and notes on Republican politics, the U.S. Civil War, secession, and Reconstruction.There are also an oversize folder and a volume, which include extractions and a letter from R.R. Barrow, 1872/08/05 and 1872/09/29; speeches by...
Dates: 1855-1909

Oral history and audio collection

 Collection
Identifier: L640
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...
Dates: circa 1904-2019

Orville Haines Moody collection

 Collection
Identifier: L714
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook created by Nancy L. (Sutton) Moody Cross of Angola, Indiana documenting her husband Orville Haines Moody's political career, with materials ranging from 1934 to 2019. Within the scrapbook's first page, a photograph of James A. Moody, Orville's grandfather, and a note states, "James A. Moody, elected to the Indiana State Legislature exactly 50 years to the day before Orville. He won the nomination on May 8, 1934 and Orville won the nomination on May 8, 1984."...
Dates: 1934-2019

Otis R. Bowen photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P004
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and film negatives from Otis R. Bowen in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1945 to 1980, mainly regarding his time as governor of Indiana. The images depict him fulfilling his executive duties, including swearing in ceremonies for judicial and political appointees, the presentation of awards and proclamations, bill signings, and dedications of highways, buildings, and institutions. Other photographs show award ceremonies, Republican Party functions, and...
Dates: 1945-1980