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Indiana University

Lilly Library
1200 E Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

http://libraries.iub.edu/lilly-library

 

Description:

The Lilly Library is the principal rare books, manuscripts, and special collections repository of Indiana University, serving as a resource for scholars throughout the world as well as a center of cultural enrichment. The Library is open to anyone interested in its collections.

Categories: William Harrison, Andrew Johnson,

Collections:
William Henry Harrison campaign sheet music covers
David McDonald to President Andrew Johnson, May 10, 1865]
Will Harrison Hays Papers, 1895-1954

Note that this is an incomplete collections list. Please contact the organization directly for the most current information about their holdings.


William Henry Harrison campaign sheet music covers

Harrison quadrilles selected from popular airs and arranged for the piano forte -- Arouse ye, patriot Whigs! / the words by S. H. C. of Boston, and music by B. F. Baker -- Old Tippecanoe, a patriotic song -- The Tippecanoe quick step -- Bunker Hill quick-step -- The hard cider quick step... / by I. T. S. -- Freemens' quick step / by George Hews -- The Harrison song / written by Thomas Power, Esq. -- The Harrison song / written by Thomas Power, Esq.'


Collection of nine illustrated covers for sheet music related to William Henry Harrison's presidential campaigns, several showing scenes from battles in the War of 1812.

 

From OCLC

permalink http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/742040471

Harrison quadrilles selected from popular airs and arranged for the piano forte --
Arouse ye, patriot Whigs! / the words by S. H. C. of Boston, and music by B. F. Baker --
Old Tippecanoe, a patriotic song --
The Tippecanoe quick step --
Bunker Hill quick-step --
The hard cider quick step... / by I. T. S. --
Freemens' quick step / by George Hews --
The Harrison song / written by Thomas Power, Esq. --
The Harrison song / written by Thomas Power, Esq.
 

Size
9 items

Presidential content includes:

- William Harrison

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David McDonald to President Andrew Johnson, May 10, 1865]

Publication information: [1865] @ Indiana University School of Law
[4] p. ; 35 cm.
Handwritten draft letter written by Judge David McDonald to President Andrew Johnson, dated May 10, 1865. The letter discusses the treason case against William Bowles, Lambdin P. Milligan, and Stephen Horsey. McDonald urges President Johnson to set aside the scheduled execution of the three men until the United States Supreme Court had a chance to review the case. The Supreme Court ultimately set aside the convictions in the case titled Ex parte Milligan.
OCLC http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/243860516

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- Andrew Johnson

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Will Harrison Hays Papers, 1895-1954

Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison), 1879-1954. Republican politician, namesake of the Hays Code for censorship of American films. Born in Sullivan, Indiana in 1879. Hays served as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1918-1921, managing the successful campaign of Warren G. Harding for the presidency in 1920. Following Harding's election, Hays was appointed Postmaster General in 1921, a post he held until 1922, when he resigned in order to become the first President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA). Hays retired from the post in 1945, returning to Sullivan where he died on March 7, 1954. 

Collection consists of materials related to Hays political career. Memoirs includes drafts, notes, research materials related to The Memoirs of Will H. Hays (published in 1955). Writings include those of both Will Hays, Sr. and Will Hays, Jr. (born December 11, 1915, also in Sullivan, IN), including an unpublished draft based on their relationship written by the son. The Chaney Digest was compiled by Dirrelle Chaney, a longtime associate of Hays and owner of the Sullivan Union, a weekly newspaper in Sullivan, IN, who worked for Hays when he was Postmaster General. The Digest summarizes important events and Hays' activities. Diaries include Hays' Postmaster General calendar. Genealogical materials include charts of the Hays family tree. Miscellaneous materials feature a Ball State University dissertation, "Will H. Hays: Republican Politician," written by Richard Joseph Cinclair. Correspondents include John Boettinger, Calvin Coolidge, Thomas Edison, Warren G. Harding, Herbert Hoover, Henry Cabot Lodge, Benito Mussolini, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, and a photograph of the first manned flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, 17 Dec. 1903, autographed by Orville Wright. Hays also received numerous photographs from Hollywood movie stars. Autographed portraits include Mary Astor, Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Sr., Lillian Gish, Buster Keaton among others.
 

http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/746898826

Size
10,000 items

Presidential content includes:

- Calvin Coolidge

- Warren G. Harding

- Herbert Hoover

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

- Theodore Roosevelt

- William Taft

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