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These materials provide information on Benjamin Harrison, the twenty third president of the United States, and the only president from Indiana.

Indiana Collection

Boyd, James P. Biographies of Harrison and Morton. With Full Proceedings of the Chicago Convention, and Authorized Text of the National Platform. Franklin News Company, 1888. (ISLI 923 H318 BI).

Boyd, James P. Life and Public Services of Benjamin Harrison, Twenty-Third President of the United States. Publishers union, 1901. (ISLI 923 H318B).

Calhoun, Charles W. Benjamin Harrison. Times Books, 2005. (ISLI 923 H318CA).

Harrison, Benjamin. Public Papers and Addresses of Benjamin Harrison, Twenty-Third President of the United States. March 4, 1889, to March 4, 1893. Kraus Reprint Co., 1969. (ISLI 353 H318 1969).

Harrison, Benjamin. Speeches of Benjamin Harrison, Twenty-Third President of the United States; A Complete Collection of his Public Addresses from February, 1888, to February, 1892. United States Book Company, 1892. (ISLI 815.4 H318S).

Harrison, Benjamin. The Correspondence between Benjamin Harrison and James G. Blaine, 1882-1893. The American Philosophical Society, 1940. (ISLI 923 H318CO).

Harrison, Benjamin. This Country of Ours. C. Scribner’s Sons, 1898. (ISLI 353 H318T 1898).

Harrison, Benjamin. Views of an Ex-President; Being His Addresses and Writings on Subjects of Public Interest Since the Close of his Administration as President of the United States, Compiled by Mary Lord Harrison. Bowen-Merrill Company, 1901. (ISLI 304 H318V).

Latham, Charles. Benjamin Harrison in the Senate. Princeton University, 1939. (ISLI 923 H318L).

McDaniel, John Edgar. The Presidential Election of 1888. Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1972. (ISLI 973.86 M134P 1972).

Northrop, Henry Davenport. Life and Public Services of Benjamin Harrison, the Great American Statesmen. Ferguson, 1892. (ISLI ISLI 923 H318NO).

Sievers, Harry J. Benjamin Harrison: Hoosier Warrior, 1833-1865. Henry Regnery, 1952. (ISLI 923 H318SI 1960).

Sievers, Harry J. Benjamin Harrison: Hoosier Statesman, 1865-1888. University Publishers Incorporated, 1959. (ISLI 923 H318SI V2).

Sievers, Harry J. Benjamin Harrison: 1833-1901; Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids. Oceana Publications, 1969. (ISLI 923 H318SIA).

Socolofsky, Homer Edward and Allan B Spetter. The Presidency of Benjamin Harrison. University Press of Kansas, 1987. (ISLI 923 H318SO).

Wallace, Lew. Life of General Ben Harrison; also Life of Hon. Levi P. Morton. Hubbard Brothers, 1888. (ISLI 923 H318WA 1888A).

Woronoff, Kristen. American Inaugurals [electronic resource]: The Speeches, The Presidents, and their Times. Blackbirch Press, 2002.

Our President: From The Atlantic to the Pacific. Hudson, 1891. (ISLI 923 H3180).

Thirty Days with President Harrison; Containing All of His Speeches in Full on His Recent Vacation Trip Through the Country, Also a Full and Graphic Account of All The Receptions and Banquets Tendered Him. (ISLI 923 H318T).

Genealogy Collection

Keith, Charles Penrose. The Ancestry of Benjamin Harrison, president of the United States of America, 1889-1893, in chart form showing also the descendants of William Henry Harrison, president of the United States of America in 1841, and notes on families related. J.B. Lippincott Company, 1893. (GEN MICROFICHE G1377).     

Ancestral Chart of Benjamin Harrison. ([G.P.F.] ISLM 929.2 H UNCAT. No. 3).

Pamphlet Collection

Bonaparte, Charles J. “Civil Service Reform under President Harrison.” Carlton and Hollenbeck Printers, 1889. (ISLO 815 B698 No. 1).

Harrison, Benjamin. “Address of Ex-President Benjamin Harrison [at the dedicatory exercises of the Indiana state building at Jackson Park, Chicago, Ill., July 15, 1893]. (ISLO 815 H318 No. 12).

Harrison, Benjamin. “Extemporaneous Speeches of Gen. Benjamin Harrison, Republican Nominee for President, Upon the Occasion of Visits from Committees and Delegations from Various Sections of the Country.” Chicago legal news, 1888. (ISLO 815 H318 No. 1).

Harrison, Benjamin. “Speeches of Gen. Benj. Harrison, Benjamin, Republican Nominee for President, 1888”. N.P., 1888. (ISLO 815 H318 No. 17).

Harrison, Benjamin. “Through the South and West with the President, April 14-May15, 1891: The Only Complete and Authorized Collection of President Harrison’s Great and Eloquent Speeches He Made during the Tour.” Mail and Express, 1891. (ISLO 815 H318 No. 2).

Sulgrove, Berry Robinson. “Life of General Benjamin Harrison.” (ISLO 923 H318 No.1).

Volwiler, Albert Tangeman. “Harrison, Blaine, and American Foreign Policy, 1889-1893.” (ISLO 327.73 No. 2).

Indianapolis Newspapers

Subject Headings

Harrison, Benjamin

PRESIDENTS

Clippings

Harrison, Benjamin
- Gen.
- Memorial Home
- Memorials
- Military Career
- Portraits
- Presidency

Manuscript Collection

L63

Finding Aid Index Title: Harrison, Benjamin, Papers

Contains correspondence, notebooks, speeches, printed materials, financial records, campaign materials, programs, biographical pamphlets, and other various items pertinent to Harrison.

B35

Finding Aid Index Title: Harrison, Benjamin, Papers

1889 - “The President’s Home: Portraits of the Family and Biographical Sketches”

1889 - “The Presidential Family. Pen and Pencil Sketches of President Harrison, Mrs. Harrison, Mrs. McKee, Russell Harrison, Private Secretary Halford and Little Grandson, Benj. Harrison McKee”

OB5

Finding Aid Index Title: Harrison, Benjamin, Papers

1888 - January 9: Mortgage from Benjamin Harrison and wife to Cyrus C. Hines and Maria L. Hines

1889 - June 21 Special passport issued to Russell B. Harrison by the U.S. State Department

MF

Finding Aid Index Title: Harrison, Benjamin Papers

Microfilm, 1787-1912, 151 Reels.

S1178 and V333

Finding Aid Index Title: Harrison, Collection on Benjamin

Contains three scrapbooks arranged by Russell Harrison pertaining to the death of the former president. The fourth scrapbook has clippings of President Harrison’s tour of the southern United States in 1891. Also included are a short biographical pamphlet and a promotional brochure on a lengthy biography of Benjamin Harrison written by Harry Sievers.

Government Documents

Harrison, Benjamin. Message from the President of the United States, in Response to Senate Resolution of February 24, 1892, Relative to Negotiations for Reciprocal Trade with Canada.
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1892. (P.D. 382 I2B V.6 No. 114).

Harrison, Benjamin. Message from the President of the United States, in Response to Senate Resolution of April 6, 1892, relative to Commercial Agreements made with other Countries. Government Printing Office, Washington, 1892. (P.D. 328 I2B V.6 No. 119).

Harrison, Benjamin. Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting Further Correspondence Respecting the Relations with Chile. Government Printing Office, Washington, 1892. (P.D. 328 I2E V.34 No. 91).

Harrison, Benjamin. Message from the President of the United States, Relating to the System of Sewage in the District of Columbia. Government Printing Office, Washington, 1892. (P.D. 328 I1E V.37 No. 445). 

Hupman, Richard D. Presidential Vetoes: List of Bills Vetoed and Action Taken Thereon by the Senate and House of Representatives, Fifty-First Congress Through The Eighty-Fourth Congress, 1889-1956. United States Government Printing Office, Washington, 1956. (P.D. 353.03 UN58VE).

Mugridge, Donald H. The Presidents of the United States 1789-1962: A Selected List of References. United States Government Printing Office, Washington, 1963. (P.D. 16.9231 UN58P).

Second Session of the Fifty-Third Congress. The Miscellaneous Documents of the House of Representatives. Government Printing Office, 1895. (P.D. 353.03 Un58 Vol. 9).

WPA Historical Records Survey. Presidential Executive Orders: Volume One. Archives Publishing Company, New York. (P.D. 345 UN58P V.1).

IN JD 7/25/3013