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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 217 Collections and/or Records:

Charles H. Test letters

 Collection — Folder S1296
Identifier: S1296
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photocopies of letters to Charles H. Test in Indiana ranging from 1840 to 1843, regarding his political career and abolitionism.
Dates: 1840-1843

Chicago Times-Herald, "The Real Issue, Mills of the United States, United States Mint from Major William McKinley Address" poster

 Collection — Folder OBD074
Identifier: OBE004
Scope and Contents This collection contains one poster summarizing a William McKinley address created by the Chicago Times-Herald in 1896.
Dates: 1896/08/12

Clarence R. Rhodes scrapbook

 Collection — Folder S1831
Identifier: S1831
Scope and Contents This collection includes the scrapbook of Clarence R. Rhodes containing material ranging from 1875 to 1942. The numerous mounted newspaper clippings concern the administrations of President Grover Cleveland and President Benjamin Harrison and stories about their families, cabinet members and other political appointees. Histories and stories about a variety of other topics include criminal cases, the U.S. Civil War, and the centennial celebration of President George Washington’s inauguration....
Dates: 1875-1942

Collection of sample ballots

 Collection — Folder OBE014
Identifier: OBE014
Scope and Contents This collection contains sample ballots from presidential elections in the United States ranging from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Dates: circa 1930-circa 1970

Crosier family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L018
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from Edward Crosier to Adam Crosier, family letters from Battle Creek, Michigan; Knoxville, Iowa; Seneca and Geneva, New York; Ford County, Illinois; Jacksonville, Oregon; and Harrison County, Indiana, ranging from 1840 to 1901. Also included are letters to Adam Crosier about his surveying work, letters to Lafe Crosier about family and farming, an 1866 campaign circular for Walter Q. Gresham, and comments on a speech by Joseph Albert Wright.
Dates: 1840-1901

D. C. Stephenson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L246
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of contemporary copies of Stephenson’s prison correspondence, made for Indiana State Prison Warden Walter Daly (1925-1933). Included is Stephenson’s correspondence with his attorneys, supporters, and family regarding his attempts to gain release, prison conditions, Ku Klux Klan, Indiana politics, and personal business. Also part of the collection are letters to Warden Daly regarding Stephenson, letters to and from Stephenson that were retained by prison...
Dates: 1925-1933

Daniel Bearss collection

 Collection
Identifier: L013
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Bearss’ receipts, invoices, land documents, and account books relating to his business and land interests in Peru, Indiana. Also included are account books for his transactions with the Miami people (1838–1842), his Peru general store (1835–1845), and Peru sawmill (1851–1853). The collection also contains a letterbook containing copies of his letters relating to his claims against the Indiana and other business matters, correspondence (business...
Dates: 1830-1902

Daniel D. Pratt collection

 Collection
Identifier: L128
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Daniel D. Pratt’s legal and political papers from the period 1831 to 1877. His legal papers include correspondence, briefs, legal and financial documents, and notes regarding his cases in Logansport and northern Indiana, including both criminal and civil cases. The collection also contains papers regarding collection of debts for eastern law firms and papers related to the settlement of the estate of Senator John Tipton. Additionally, there are...
Dates: 1816-1901

Daniel W. Grubbs papers

 Collection — Folder S554
Identifier: S0554
Scope and Contents This collection includes commercially printed, autographed and signed documents from the federal government, a client and a newspaper in Washington, D.C.; Marion County, Indiana; and Milwaukee, Wisconsin ranging from 1857 to 1883 regarding land grants, land purchases, power of attorney and a speech regarding taxation and liquor.
Dates: 1857-1883

David Moreland, Jr. papers

 Collection — Folder S2427
Identifier: S2427
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 17 letters from David Moreland to his brother Henry Moreland in Howard County, Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1865, during his service in the Union army during the U.S. Civil War, regarding his views on the war and politics with mentions of David's family. There is also a photocopied 1905 newspaper article about Justice of the Peace Henry L. Moreland.
Dates: 1862-1865; 1905