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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 217 Collections and/or Records:

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

George S. Rainey collection

 Collection
Identifier: L381
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of typescripts of George S. Rainey’s various writings and cassette tapes. In addition to his longer works, "Open Day" and "They Stood Up," a number of shorter works and essay are included. Much of what Rainey wrote is based on his own experiences and beliefs. “A Garrulous Hillbilly” appears to be autobiographical. The cassettes hold recordings of Rainey reciting chapters from his own work as well as speeches and stories by Elbert Hubbard and R. G....
Dates: 1918-1982

George W. Lawson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L626
Scope and Contents This collection includes George W. Lawson's diaries ranging from July 1877 to July 1910. In his diaries, Lawson records the weather, farm activities, business and personal accounts, marriages, births and deaths of family and friends, and church and social activities. He also records his thoughts about elections, local and national happenings, and international events. There are a several loose items inserted in the volumes, including newspaper clippings and an October 9, 1901 map and calendar...
Dates: 1877-1910

George W. Sosnowski collection

 Collection — Folder S2352
Identifier: S2352
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of correspondence sent to Geoge W. Sosnowski of Gary, Indiana from January to March 1932 by U.S. Senators Henrik Shipstead, James E. Watson, Robert Bulkley, J. Hamilton Lewis, Arthur R. Robinson, Royce S. Copeland, and James J. Davis and Congressmen Louis T. McFadden, John N. Garner, and John E. Rankin in response to the plan Sosnowski sent them for domestic prosperity and improvement of economic and banking conditions through the establishment of a banking...
Dates: 1932-1940

Gordan Englehart scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: V318
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 41 scrapbooks containing clippings of Gordon Englehart's columns for the Louisville, Kentucky newspaper, The Courier-Journal. Ranging from 1960 to 1984, the bulk of Englehart's writing covers political topics. The collection also includes loose clippings from other newspaper publications, programs from political events, and other documents related to his journalism work. There is also a clipping of "A White Sheet and an Iron...
Dates: 1960-1987

Hamilton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L062
Scope and Contents This collection contains business papers, correspondence, receipts and deeds from the firm of Hamilton and Taber, including Cyrus Taber's correspondence with Allen Hamilton. Much of the correspondence regards business, various Indian treaties, railroads, politics, and the settlement of Hamilton's estate following his death in 1864. Materials date from 1788 through 1963, with the bulk of the collection dating from Allen Hamilton's career. Materials are arranged chronologically, with business...
Dates: 1788-1963

Harry B. Dynes collection

 Collection — Folder S0397
Identifier: S0397
Scope and Contents This collection includes two certificates of service from the Seventh District Local Board of the U.S. Selective Service (1918); a copy of the Articles of Governance for the Indiana Selective Service Association (1919); a copy of the introduction by George O. Dix and the speech by Major Robert W. Adams at the Selective Service Association convention (1920); a letter dated March 4, 1924 and sent by former British Prime Minister David Lloyd George's private secretary, A. J. Sylvester, regarding...
Dates: 1873-1945

Harry Guyer Leslie collection

 Collection — Folder S0824
Identifier: S0824
Scope and Contents This collection contains a December 18, 1928 certificate from the Purdue Association of Indianapolis recognizing Harry G. Leslie as on honorary member and a 3 x 5-inch card announcing the death of Governor Leslie on December 10, 1937. The card includes information about the funeral service and was sent to an individual who was requested to be an honorary pall bearer.
Dates: 1928-1937