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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 217 Collections and/or Records:

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 Judah about the "outline of your court project." Apparently, Judah 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

Denver C. Harlan papers

 Collection
Identifier: L238
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, maps, photographs, real estate descriptions, bills, Arbutus (Indiana University year book), documents concerning legislation and politics and college class notes from Denver C. Harlan and others in Indiana and Iowa from 1866 to 1927 regarding education, map selling, census taking, yearbook publishing, realty transactions, legislation and politics.There is also an oversize folder containing a map of western Oklahoma, a census document, both from...
Dates: 1866-1927, undated

Dick Heller, Jr., Indiana Democratic Editors Association collection

 Collection
Identifier: L457
Scope and Contents This collection includes publications on the history of the Indiana Democratic Editors Association, correspondence, convention records, and newspaper clippings from Dick Heller, Jr. in Indiana ranging from 1881 to 1986 regarding Indiana Democratic Editors Association, its publications, elections, newspapers, and activities of the Democratic Party.
Dates: 1881-1986

Donald C. Bruce collection

 Collection
Identifier: L606
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, notes, scrapbooks, and photographs, reel-to-reel audio, and 16mm film from Donald C. Bruce in Washington D.C. ranging from 1950 to 1969 regarding his time in U.S. Congress.
Dates: 1950-1969

Dorothea Falls Larsen collection

 Collection
Identifier: L417
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the diaries of Letha Falls (1941-1953). Also included are family correspondence, letters written by a serviceman to Dorothea Falls from Europe during World War II, photographs, and genealogical information.
Dates: 1844-1988, undated

Dorothy Gardner oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH114
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcript and 2 reel-to-reel audiotapes from 3 interviews with Dorothy Gardner, conducted by Susan Bell of the Indiana State Library, on August 19, 1974 and February 16-17, 1977. Gardner discusses her experiences with the Indiana Woman’s Prison, as well as the changes she made to the prison and her various roles in the state government. She also discussed her family, mainly her children and grandchildren, visiting her at the prison.
Dates: 1974/08/19; 1977/02/16; 1977/02/17

E. Ross Adair oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH001
Scope and Contents This collection contains 6 audio tapes of 5 interviews and a transcript of the first three interviews for an oral history with E. Ross Adair, conducted by Randall W. Jehs and F. Gerald Handfield on March 4, April 13, and June 2, 1971; September 25, 1974; and August 25, 1977. In the discussion, Adair describes his family, upbringing, World War II, his political career, life as a student, political campaigns, Vietnam, and many other topics as well as his career as a U.S. congressman and...
Dates: 1971-1974; 1977

E. Ross Adair oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH002
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and a shared reel-to reel audio tape from a videotapeed oral history interview with E. Ross Adair, conducted by F. Gerald Handfield on April 12, 1975 at Turkey Run State Park In his discussion, Adair describes his trip to Paris as a United States delegate to a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) meeting.
Dates: 1975/04/12

Edgar Whitcomb and family commemorative ashtrays

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: L534
Scope and Contents This collection includes two glass commemorative ashtrays from Indiana circa 1969-1973, depicting Governor Edgar D. Whitcomb, his wife, and their five small children.
Dates: circa 1969-1973