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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 206 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

David Wallace letter

 Collection — Folder S1351
Identifier: S1351
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the photostat of a letter from Governor David Wallace to Samuel Judah in Vincennes, Indiana on September 21, 1839. Governor Wallace wrote to Mr. Judah about the "outline of your court project." Apparently, Samuel wanted to create additional courts but Wallace "could not bring forth such a measure" because of "the present heavy taxation on the people." He discussed the state publisher, the speaker, and the next governor.
Dates: 1839

Della Scott Swinehart scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1834
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook containing items ranging from 1932 to 1952 and collected by Della Scott Swinehart. The bulk of the scrapbook consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, invitations, programs, awards, and badges related to her political activities during the 1930s for the Democratic party, both in Indiana and nationally. Some of the notable Democrats that she received letters, invitations, and Christmas cards from include May Thompson Evans, James A. Farley, Wray E....
Dates: 1932-1952