Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 207 Collections and/or Records:
William T. Wilson collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents and correspondence of William T. Wilson, Thomas H. Wilson, and Daniel D. Pratt ranging from 1815 to 1942. William T. Wilson's papers include account books from his law firm (1876-1898), his correspondence and legal documents (1875-1927), and legal depositions relating to the property of the Barron family of Logansport (1926-1927). Thomas H. Wilson's papers include account books, business correspondence and financial documents of the firm of Pollard and Wilson...
Dates: 1815-1942, undated
William Wheeler Thornton papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains William Wheeler Thornton's manuscript for a book of political documents, principally from 19th century America; his manuscript of a biography of early Indiana jurist Isaac Blackford; articles on the judicial system of Indiana and the Northwest Territory; an essay on French General Michel Ney in America; correspondence regarding politics and his legal and historical writings (1871-1903) and regarding Judge Blackford (1930-1931); and a copy of ...
Dates: 1877-1931, circa 2005
William Winans Thomas papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from William Winans Thomas and family members in Indiana, Illinois, New York, Michigan, North Carolina and California; church records from Indiana; Indiana Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851; a phrenological almanac; a photograph of William Winans Thomas; and miscellaneous items ranging from 1812 to 1955 regarding church, financial and personal business, school records and politics.
Winfield Taylor Durbin collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes an enlistment certificate, correspondence, a family history, and a biography from Winfield Taylor Durbin in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1954.The oldest document in this collection is an 1899 certificate regarding the enlistment of Winfield T. Durbin as colonel of the 161st Indiana Volunteer Regiment on June 18, 1898 to serve for two years during the war. On April 11, 1903, Governor Durbin wrote to a colonel about the dedication of...
Woodrow Wilson presidential inauguration panoramic photograph
Collection — Folder OBF013
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a black-and-white panoramic photograph from President Woodrow Wilson's inauguration at the U.S. Capitol Building. It was taken by H. W. Brown Photo in Washington, D.C. on either March 4, 1913 or March 5, 1917.
Dates: circa 1913-1917
Yandes family papers
Collection — Folder S1479
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from the Yandes family in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, and Cuba ranging from 1833 to 1891 regarding local and family news, women's education, business, the Indiana State House, national and local politics, and the Civil War. Mary Yandes' letter to Ann Hampson on July 15, 1837 mentions Zerelda Gray Sanders' marriage to Governor David Wallace of Indiana (one year prior). There are also trade cards for Yandes family businesses in Indianapolis, Indiana, two blank greeting...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Yandes family papers
Zachary Taylor papers
Collection — Folder S2815
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typeset campaign flyer from Zachary Taylor in 1848 regarding his qualifications.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Zachary Taylor papers