Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 206 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Andrew Jacobs, Jr. in Indiana ranging from 1969 to 1970 regarding politics, insurance, and civil services. Notable items include accepted invitations from the WFBM station and the WLWI station in 1970. Also, an invitation to a dedication of the Lynn Corporations first project at 1220 North Park Avenue in 1970. There are also drafts of particular speeches he gave, like to the House Democratic Caucus, at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Dinner, and for...
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Governor Oliver P. Morton regarding the recruitment of Black troops for Indiana regiments during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1864) and letters from Oliver P. Morton to Jacob Wright concerning the 1868 Republican National Convention from 1866 to 1868. Also included are several family letters to Jacob Wright and correspondence from a variety of national politicians to Louis T. Michener responding to his requests for them to speak in Indiana during the 1890...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, notes, articles, and other materials from Arcada Balz in Indiana ranging from 1928 to 1959, relating to the following organizations: the Indiana Federation of Women’s Cubs, New Harmony Memorial Commission, and the Fauntleroy House (1934–1964). The collection also contains papers relating to her work in the Indiana Senate, family correspondence, and her genealogical research. There is also a paper on the Edworthalean Society, a woman’s club in...
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library oral history project on August 30, September 11, and September 17, 1974. In the first interview, Bobbitt discusses his childhood and education; how his interest in politics developed; Indiana politics in the 1920s including the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and D. C. Stephenson; and the state gasoline tax department. In the second interview,...
Dates: 1974 August-September; 1978
Collection — Folder S1418
Scope and Contents This undated document is handwritten in black ink on blue paper. The heading is "The Contest," and reports on a meeting of the opponents of Mr. Willard at the Market House on Tuesday night. The writer stated: "During the greater part of Willard's remarks, the meeting was an example of decorum and continued so, until it was disturbed by the arrival from Jeffersonville of some half dozen wagons containing a number of the faithful. These men, troubled with more whiskey than brains, made noise...
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence with the Thoma-Barnett families. Correspondence generally relates to family life, economic conditions, politics, farm prices, and the American Civil War. The correspondence included letters from George and Rebecca’s parents, as well as state representative J.P. Barnett of Jasper and Pulaski Counties.
Collection — Folder S406
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies, carbon copies and photocopies of autographed letters from Bazil Brooke Edmonston and other family members and acquaintances in Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1770 to 1930 regarding family matters, politics, land and debts.
Collection — Folder S0342
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Benjamin Franklin Day in Buena Vista, Virginia to his niece Jenny ranging from 1931 to 1932 regarding daily life, current events, family news and history, recollections of his life, including his time in the U.S. Navy.
Collection — Folder S1249
Scope and Contents This collection comprises one photocopied letter from Benjamin Harrison in Washington, D.C. to Benjamin Franklin Stevens in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 20, 1886, regarding Harrison's political campaign and a request for Stevens' assistance with the campaign and with preventing voter fraud.
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of invoices and receipts for Benjamin Harrison’s personal and household expenses in Indianapolis, Indiana (1893-1897) and for expenses incurred in the construction of his Indianapolis home (1874-1875).The correspondence includes Harrison’s letter (1896-1900) to his law partner, W. H. H. Miller, regarding Republican Party politics, Harrison’s work in the Venezuelan boundary dispute, investments, and family and personal matters; letters regarding a...