Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 210 Collections and/or Records:
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....
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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...
Collection — Folder 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...
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...
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...
Collection — Folder 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...
Collection — Folder 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.
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Harry S. New’s correspondence regarding state and national politics, particularly the 1912, 1920, and 1924 presidential elections. Correspondence also includes discussion of his work as U.S. postmaster general (1923-1929). New added several notes throughout the collection (written in the early 1930s) that provide contextual background and significance of correspondence. New also provided his reminiscences of the 1896, 1908, and 1912 presidential...
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Henry A. Barnhart's business and political correspondence, including his correspondence as owner of the Rochester Sentinel regarding operational costs, advertising, paper's editorials and news stories, and the Northern Indiana Editorial Association (1890s-1906); his correspondence as president of the Rochester Telephone Company regarding operational costs, rates and regulations of the telephone industry, employee relations,...
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