Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 210 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Volume V402
Scope and Contents This collection contains one scrapbook of newspaper clippings about Indiana with materials dating from 1903 to 1944. Clippings document local history, politics, personalities (historical, academic, business, and political), organizations, wedding anniversaries, and centenarian birthdays. Also included are Frederick Polley's articles concerning noteworthy historic Indiana buildings and handbills related to local elections and election returns.
Collection — Folder S1832
Scope and Contents This collection includes a sheet of paper with autographs of the ten representatives from Indiana who served in the 32nd United States Congress from 1851 to 1853. One side of the paper contains the signatures of Thomas A. Hendricks, John G. Davis, Samuel W. Parker, Graham N. Fitch, John L. Robinson and Samuel Brenton.The reverse side includes the signatures of Cyrus Livingston Dunham, Willis Arnold Gorman, James Lockhart, and Daniel Mace.The collection also has a photostatic copy of...
Dates: circa 1851-1853; 1951
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Virginia Ellis Jenckes’s congressional papers. Also included are correspondence, reports, and other papers relating to the Agriculture Waste Recovery Project (1933–1943) and other efforts to help farmers during the Depression; flood control on the Wabash and White Rivers; railroads; women’s rights; education; and Communists in America, as well as her opposition to Communist radio broadcasts. The collection also contains papers relating to her political...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Von A. Eichhorn and others in Indianapolis and other cities in Indiana; newspaper clippings, departmental reports; committee reports, minutes and administrative papers; maps; photographs; agendas; memoranda; Senate and House bills; and newsletters ranging from 1938 to 1978 regarding state legislation, committee reports and studies, political news and analysis, statistics and financial information.
Dates: 1938-1978, undated
Collection — Folder S1120
Scope and Contents This letter is written in ink on one folded sheet of parchment. The letter is from Washington, March 28, 1840, addressed to I. D. P. Brown, and signed W. H. Roane. Mr. Roane discusses the 1840 presidential election, which was between William Henry Harrison, a Whig from Ohio, with John Tyler as his running mate, and Martin Van Buren, a Democrat from New York, who had no vice president on the ticket. Mr. Roane wrote: "The country will be saved from the ignoring of suffering a hungry...
Collection — Folder S1287
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of letters from the John C. Short papers in the Library of Congress from November 4, 1812, to May 16, 1815, plus one letter dated December 15, 1816, which was typed and donated by Dorothy Riker. The letters are addressed to John C. Short in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 1816 letter is to Major Edmund H. Taylor, receiver of public monies in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Walter D. Myers and others in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere; papers from Walter D. Myers' career; newspaper and magazine articles; political speeches; medals and various other memorabilia; and programs from conventions and other meetings ranging from 1906 to 1969 regarding political life, family matters and achievements; and work matters.There is also an oversive folder containing Myers' certificate of appointment from 1940 and a...
Dates: 1906-1969, undated
Collection — Folder SP084
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of Walter D. Myers in California; New Orleans, Louisiana; Claremore, Oklahoma; Chicago, Illinois; and other unidentified locations in the United States ranging from 1948 to 1952 and undated, depicting him with various people at social and political events, probably as part of his fourth assistant postmaster general duties.
Dates: 1948-1952, undated
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two drafts of Warren T. McCray's memoirs, written shortly after his release from prison, describing his family and childhood, agriculture and business interests, political campaigns, and governorship, facsimiles of documents from his trial on mail fraud charges, and his time served in federal prison.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes four letters written by Wendell Willkie (1936-1943); an early draft of a biography by Will Hays titled “Wendell L. Willkie: A Great Liberal” (May 1940); a typewritten copy of “Gentleman From Indiana,” an essay by Janet Flanner that was published in Harper’s Bazaar (September 15, 1940); other documents related to his 1940 presidential campaign; rough drafts of editorials following Willkie’s death (October 1944); carbon copies of letters...