Attorney General

Attorney General
S 2030
2 folders

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, March 2005

Historical Note:

The attorney general serves as the chief legal resource of the government.  He oversees legal proceedings statewide that may have an effect on the people of Indiana, and acts as representative of the Indiana State government in all legal matters.

Sources: “Attorney General.”  Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia.  EBSCO Publishing.  30 March 2005 <>

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains correspondence and other information and items that came from the Attorney General’s Office.  The first folder contains correspondence to and from the Attorney General.  Correspondents include, Will Hayes, Fred Knefler, William D. Owen, William A. Ketcham, William L. Taylor, James Bingham, Thomas R. Marshall, William A. Wirt, Thomas M. Honan, Edwin Corr, William L. Bryan, Ele Stansbury, W.B. Wheeler, Ed Jackson and others.  The second folder contains miscellaneous items including political bulletins, information on life insurance, constitutions and by-laws for various organization, Governor’s proclamations, executive orders sample ballots, and information about the training of librarians.

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Folder Listing:

Folder 1.

1895-1829 Correspondence

Folder 2

1895-1829 Miscellaneous
1897 North American Benefit Association Constitution and By-laws
17 Apr. – 15 May 1902 Training School for Librarians
18 Apr.-7 June 1910 Political Bulletins
20 Mar. 1914 Adjunct General’s Office- General Order #4
May 1917 Governor’s proclamation concerning the death of Daniel Comstock
13 Oct. 1917  Order giving temporary executive power to Lieutenant Governor Edgar D. Bush for the ailing Governor James P. Goodrich
Apr. 1922 Superior Court of Madison County- Case again the Public Service Commission and the Indiana General Service Company
29 Oct. 1929 Card giving the ruling of the judge in the case of Court Asher vs. State of Indiana
n.d. Campaign memorabilia for Maximillian Kirchman
n.d. Sample ballot
n.d. Farmers Mutual Insurance Association Constitution and By-laws
n.d.  Booklet about life insurance
n.d. Information about life insurance
n.d. Handwritten notes
n.d.  Resolution by the State Council of Defense regarding money to mobilize and equip troops

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 2 folders
Collection Dates: 1895-1929
Provenance: Unknown
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Notes: None