Category Archives: Politics

Hoosier Authors: Lew Wallace

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Just like summer vacation, our “Hoosier Authors” series is winding down this week; but we have two more authors to discuss! Today, we are examining the … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Edgar Whitcomb

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. We are switching gears today: if you have followed our recent blog series, “Hoosier Authors”, I have been discussing numerous novelists. Today, we are going over … Continue reading

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“Lincoln On”: 1864 National Union Party Ticket

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. The National Union Party was a short-lived political party. The party began in 1864 until they dissolved in 1868. They believed in the preservation of the … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Winfield Denton

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Throughout the two hundred year history, there have been numerous politicians serving and representing the state of Indiana. As we continue our series, “Famous Hoosiers”, we … Continue reading

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The Name is Hovey … Alvin Hovey!

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Born in Mt. Vernon in 1821, his parents died when he was young; however, he studied law and passed the bar in 1843.  He served in … Continue reading

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