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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 218 Collections and/or Records:

State of Indiana Constitution amendment proposals

 Collection — Folder OBC036
Identifier: OBC036
Scope and Contents This collection contains information on the proposed and adopted amendments to the Indiana state constitution from 1851 to 1911. The information includes the number of the bill, the house of the legislature in which the bill was introduced, the author and party affiliation, the provisions proposed, the article and section to be amended, and the final disposition of the legislature.
Dates: 1851-1911

Stephen Moberly collection

 Collection
Identifier: L109
Scope and Contents The collection contains photostat material relating to Indiana politics: research, campaign comparisons, reports, newspaper clippings, correspondence, polls, and lobbying research that promotes Republican views and politicians. The collection also includes Stephen C. Moberly's personal calendar for 1974.
Dates: 1970-1973

Susan Wallace collection

 Collection — Folder S1352
Identifier: S1352
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, both photocopies as well as 4 original letters from Susan Wallace ranging from 1861 to 1892, regarding the U.S. Civil War, family life, her husband's writing career, and politics. There are also a hand-written biography of Susan E. Wallace, beginning with her birth in 1830, and continuing through 1874 and two newspaper clippings, one from The Inter Ocean (undated) and one labeled Triple...
Dates: 1861-1892

The Seed Sower clippings

 Collection — Folder S1952
Identifier: S1952
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of articles printed in the supplement of The Seed Sower in 1894. The articles include a list of the Prohibition Party candidates for state offices, the Indiana State Prohibition platform adopted on March 15, 1894, the address given by Chairman P. T. McWhirter at the State Prohibition Convention on March 15th, and the article, "How to Lose a Vote."
Dates: 1894

Thomas Carr Howe High School mock election booklet

 Collection — Folder S2016
Identifier: S2016
Scope and Contents This collection contains an unbound copy of the Thomas Carr Howe High School Social Studies Department mock election booklet from 1963. Following the Preface, Table of Contents, and Introduction, the booklet is organized into the following sections: General Introduction to Howe Election, Voting Qualifications, Registration Details, Political Parties, Precinct Committeemen, Party Organization, Primary Elections, Declarations of Candidacy, Convention Method of Nomination, Election Boards, Voting...
Dates: 1963 March

Thomas Riley Marshall papers

 Collection
Identifier: L100
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials from Thomas Riley Marhsall ranging from 1863 to 1934, although the bulk of the materials date from 1868 to 1925. Materials include Marshall's speeches on Democratic politics and state and national affairs (1880s-1925); speeches to Masons and other fraternal organizations; speeches on law, schools, and history; and a manuscript draft of his Recollections. The correspondence covers his political affairs (1908-1925); letters of...
Dates: 1863-1934

Thomas Riley Marshall photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP153
Identifier: SP153
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs and clippings featuring Thomas Riley Marshall in Indiana, California, Washington, D.C., and other places in the the United States, as well as Geneva, Switzerland, ranging from circa 1860 to 1916 and undated, regarding Riley's daily life and political career, including several photographs from an unidentified ceremony at the construction of a large structure such as a building or bridge. There are also portrait photographs of the Marshall...
Dates: circa 1860-1916, undated

Thomas Taggart collection

 Collection
Identifier: L541
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks from Thomas Taggart in Indiana and Washington, D.C. ranging from 1859 to 1958. Included are items related to Taggart's political career, family, and the French Lick Springs Hotel.

Included within Box 3 and 4 is correspondence and miscellaneous documents created by A.C. Sallee regarding a biography he wrote about Thomas Taggart.
Dates: 1859-1958

Unidentified newspaper clippings scrapbook

 Collection — Volume V402
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1903-1944