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Poli. Politics

 Topic Guide
Identifier: Poli
This classification groups together collections on the topic of Politics.

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

1814 Niles Weekly Register (SC-291)

Identifier: SC-291

Collection consists of one issue (April 9, 1814, No. 6, Vol. VI) of the Niles Weekly Register. The Niles Weekly Register was one of the most widely read newspapers of its day and provides a great deal of primary source documentation on the War of 1812. This issue is significant in that on page 102, there is an article detailing the federal government's attempt to enlist Native American tribes in Ohio to fight against the British. It mentions Dayton, Piqua, Blue Jacket and Tecumseh.

Dates: 1814 April 9

Article, "Cincinnati in 1802" (SC-12)

Identifier: SC-12
Scope and Contents

This is an article from the Cincinnati Daily Gazette that was published in the Friday Morning edition on June 5, 1857, about what Cincinnati was like in 1802.

Dates: 1857 June 5

Beavercreek Committee of Eleven, Inc. Records

Identifier: MS-112
Abstract Records document a 15-year struggle by a citizens' committee to prevent neighboring cities from annexing portions of Beavercreek Township in Greene County and secure incorporation for Beavercreek as a village. Included are minutes, membership lists, correspondence, legal papers, petitions, community attitude surveys, fund raising materials, and newspaper clippings. A copy of the book Birth of a City: a Somewhat Personalized View of the Incorporation of Beavercreek, Ohio written in 2016 by...
Dates: 1956-1980; 2016; Majority of material found within 1964-1980

Congressman Edward G. Breen Collection

Identifier: MS-409
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Edward G. Breen, a Dayton, Ohio native and Democratic Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives for the third district of Ohio from 1949-1951. Before being elected to Congress, Breen served in the Air Force during World War II, he then served as mayor for the city of Dayton upon his return home from war. After serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, Breen was elected to the Board of Commissioners for Montgomery County. Three scrapbooks of...
Dates: 1908-2013; Majority of material found within 1940-1950

Katharine Kennedy Brown Collection, Lenz Addition

Identifier: MS-404
Abstract The collection contains documents, correspondence, photographs, and political materials related to Katharine Kennedy Brown’s personal and political life. Some documents and correspondence pertain to members of Brown’s family, including her mother Louise Achey Kennedy (1860-1945), father Grafton Claggett Kennedy (1859-1909), brother Grafton Sherwood “Duke” Kennedy (1893-1974), husband Kleon Thaw Brown (1886-1925), and mother-in-law Martha McClellan Brown (1838-1916). Documentation from...
Dates: 1854-1977

Katharine Kennedy Brown Papers (MS-146)

Identifier: MS-146
Abstract Brown was an important figure in the Republican Party from 1920 until 1968. The bulk of materials in this collection are connected with her activities as the National Republican Party Committee Woman from Ohio. Political materials include correspondence, publications, campaign records, convention and election memorabilia, photographs, and records reflecting her activities with state and national GOP women's organizations. Correspondents include major Republican leaders and presidents...
Dates: 1859-2006; Majority of material found within 1900-1976

Martha McClellan Brown and Rev. William Kennedy Brown Papers (MS-147)

Identifier: MS-147
Abstract A nationally known leader in the temperance movement as well as a strong advocate of women's rights and suffrage, Martha McClellan Brown lectured widely in the United States and Great Britain and held important posts in the Independent Order of Good Templars and the National Prohibition Party. She was also one of the founders of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and edited a weekly temperance newspaper. Her papers include copies of her published talks and articles, handwritten drafts of...
Dates: 1764-1916

Daniel Brubaker Scrapbooks (MFM-13)

Identifier: MFM-13
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks of Daniel Brubaker (1915-1976), the first mayor of Kettering, Ohio.

Dates: 1953-1956

Lester L. Cecil Lincoln Collection (MS-7)

Identifier: MS-7

Judge Cecil's collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia contains pamphlets and clippings concerning Lincoln and his administration, letters from the members of Lincoln's cabinet including William Seward and Gideon Welles, photographs and prints of Lincoln and his family, and other miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1861-1961

C.J. McLin Jr. Autobiography (SC-82)

Identifier: SC-82
Scope and Contents

Transcript of an autobiography by C.J. McLin, Jr. Also available in published form in the Archives and the Libraries collections.

Dates: 1998