Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0964
Scope and Contents This collection contains William C. Miller's thesis, "The Indiana Klan and Its Influence on Hoosier Politics," circa 1970s. The thesis discusses the influence of the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana during the 1920s and the rise "in the fortunes and power of almost all the leaders of the movement," most notably David Curtis (D.C.) Stephenson. Miller's thesis advisor was Professor Joel Silbey of Cornell University.
Scope and Contents The collection includes Foulke's correspondence relating to civil service reform, the women's rights movement, Indiana and national Republican Party politics, the Progressive Party in 1912 and 1916, American involvement in the Philippine Islands, and his work on behalf of American preparedness in World War I, and on behalf of the World Court, the League to Enforce Peace, and the League of Nations; copies of his extensive correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt regarding civil service reform and...
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal and business papers and correspondence of William F. Jones. The correspondence regards Jones’s land and business interest in Blackford and Delaware County and his work on the Fort Wayne and Southern Railroad. There is also information regarding state and national politics, receipts, and a girl’s diary. Correspondents include Jones’s family in Ohio, his daughter and son-in-law, Thomas Dowling, William H. English, Andrew J. Harlan, Austin W. Morris, William...
Collection — Folder S1294
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, letters and clippings from William Henry Harrison Terrell in Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1883, regarding the U.S. Civil War, chiefly the claims on the Indiana State Arsenal during the U.S. Civil War (July 30, 1862); the state's settlement of claims and accounts at war's end (1865-1868), and Indiana soldiers' war service.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection — Folder S3350
Scope and Contents This collection includes a June 11, 1861 letter written by W.R. Holloway, private secretary of Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton, and sent to a Colonel Miller in response to Miller's request to the governor for a regiment appointment for his friend. Holloway also mentioned that once "one company reports from your county in accordance with the Militia Law you will be appointed" and that Governor Morton had gone to New York.
Collection — Folder S393
Scope and Contents This collection includes an enlistment certificate, correspondence, a family history, and a biography from Winfield Taylor Durbin in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1954.The oldest document in this collection is an 1899 certificate regarding the enlistment of Winfield T. Durbin as Colonel of the 161st Indiana Volunteer Regiment on June 18, 1898 to serve for two years during the war. On April 11, 1903, Governor Durbin wrote to a colonel about the dedication of...
Collection — Folder S1479
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from the Yandes family in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, and Cuba ranging from 1833 to 1891 regarding local and family news, women's education, business, the Indiana State House, national and local politics, and the Civil War. Mary Yandes' letter to Ann Hampson on July 15, 1837 mentions Zerelda Gray Sanders' marriage to Governor David Wallace of Indiana (one year prior). There are also trade cards for Yandes family businesses in Indianapolis, Indiana, two blank greeting...
Collection — Folder S2815