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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 206 Collections and/or Records:

Eugene Bainbridge papers

 Collection
Identifier: L617
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers relating to Eugene Bainbridge's career in the Indiana Senate ranging from 1953 to 1975. Included are correspondence, legislation, reports, and other papers relating to issues before the Indiana Senate, including public employee' and teacher' retirement funds, the highway department, reapportionment, development of port facilities (1969), abortion, and education reform and school financing (1965-1971); papers relating to Lake County issues before the senate,...
Dates: 1953-1975

Eugene V. Debs collection

 Collection
Identifier: L230
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence of Socialist Party Executive Secretary Otto Branstertter, with and regarding Debs during 1920–1923, including letters regarding amnesty for Debs and other people imprisoned for their opposition to World War 1, as well as letters regarding Socialist Party politics and Debs role in the party following his release from prison. Also included are Debs’ writings on the labor movement, his essay on Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1922), statements of Debs...
Dates: 1895-1935

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Dates: 1818-1889

Fassett A. Cotton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2698
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied, mimeographed, typed and autographed and signed letters, speeches, newspaper articles and miscellaneous from Fassett Cotton, Kate Milner Rabb, Theodore Roosevelt and others in Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1893 to 1943 regarding education, Fassett Cotton, government issues and other topics.
Dates: 1893-1945, undated

Florence K. Harding letter

 Collection — Folder S0588
Identifier: S0588
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten letter sent from Florence K. Harding to Mrs. Harry S. New on February 3, 1922. Typed on White House stationary and signed by Mrs. Harding, it is a personal letter addressed to "Dear Bill New", a nickname used by Mrs. New's close friends. Mrs. Harding notes that things are "going better" than expected (Senator New's campaign), speaks of several people they know in common, and mentions the "Knickerbocker disaster." Also included is a one-page, typed...
Dates: 1922-1930

Fred J. Nation collection

 Collection
Identifier: L197
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, documents, and reports from Fred J. Nation's work as press secretary to Indiana Governor Evan Bayh. Ranging from 1957 to 1990, the collection's material covers a number of issues and state events that took place during the first year and a half of Governor Bayh's time in office, including inauguration programs, schedules and speech drafts; correspondence, documents, and reports regarding domestic violence and the 1989 murder of Lisa M. Bianco by her...
Dates: 1957-1990

Frederick Landis collection

 Collection
Identifier: L604
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials from Frederick K. Landis and his family dating from 1855 to 2000, including clippings, scrapbooks, radio scripts, and manuscripts. The bulk of the collection is clippings about the political and editorial careers of Frederick Landis. The majority of the radio scripts are undated but were made during the late 1920s and early 1930s and have been left in the order in which they were found. Topics include the military conflicts of the time, economics, politics,...
Dates: 1855-2000

George Dennett letter

 Collection — Folder S0350
Identifier: S0350
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a letter from George Dennett in Elizabeth, New Jersey to his son Jack Dennett in Brookville, Indiana on March 7, 1869 regarding a death in the family, other family news, a recipe for pudding, and national politics.
Dates: 1869/03/07

George Pence collection

 Collection
Identifier: L376
Scope and Contents This collection includes George Pence's notebooks containing annotated records from all 92 Indiana counties. Created in 1921, his notebooks contain entries that relate information about the creation of the counties and townships, roads and bridges, railroads, courts, taxes, incorporations, county appointments and other county records ranging from 1790 to 1852. The collection also includes annotated records of different research subjects. Ranging from 1788 to 1852, the subjects are...
Dates: 1921; 1926/11/29

George Pence papers

 Collection
Identifier: L305
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of George Pence's daybook entries from August 1921 and undated. The entries are in regard to various laws concerning voting, elections, and establishment of organizations in various Indiana towns from 1848 to 1852. Also included are photocopies of an undated daybook that Pence wrote down notes from the November 25,1870- November 9, 1877 Bartholomew Democrat regarding various subjects such as election returns and news about local residents and businesses.
Dates: 1921-1924, undated