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The Resource Edward A. Mitchell papers

Edward A. Mitchell papers

Label
Edward A. Mitchell papers, 1928-1950
Title
Edward A. Mitchell papers
Inclusive dates
1928-1950
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The collection consists of Edward A. Mitchell's congressional papers (1946-1949), including correspondence regarding veterans' claims and benefits, and papers relating to Mitchell's service on the House of Representatives Veterans Committee; correspondence and legislative papers regarding bills introduced or supported by Mitchell, including the Taft-Hartley Act, the elimination of the tax on oleomargarine, the abolition of the War Assets Administration, and changes in the Chinese Immigration Law; his correspondence with constituents concerning the work of federal agencies, including complaints, and requests for information and assistance; constituent correspondence regarding current events and legislation before Congress; his speeches in Congress and before civic and political groups; press releases and other publicity issued by his office; papers relating to his 1946 and 1948 Congressional campaigns; papers relating to his work as an anti-communist; and correspondence regarding his resignation from the Jewish Congressional Advisory Board (1947). Also included are papers relating to the 1947 Evansville mayoral election. Correspondents include Omar N. Braldey, Homer Capehart, Charles A. Halleck, and Joseph McCarthy
Biographical or historical data
Mitchell was Vice-President and General Manager of Hesmer Foods, Inc. Evansville, Vanderburgh County (1937-1946), President (1946-1979); Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, in command of underwater demolition team during World War II; Republican member, U.S. House of Representatives (1947-1949); Vanderburgh County Councilman (1949-1951).
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1910-1979
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitchell, Edward A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bradley, Omar Nelson
  • Capehart, Homer E.
  • Halleck, Charles A.
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • United States
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Elections
  • Industrial relations
  • Labor laws and legislation
  • Jews
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • China
  • United States
Label
Edward A. Mitchell papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/764
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/02/19 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/02/19 by Lauren Patton
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20644186
Extent
8.3 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Edward A. Mitchell on 1965/11/17.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949888957
  • (OCoLC)949888957
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
25 manuscripts boxes; 1 oversize folder
Label
Edward A. Mitchell papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/764
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/02/19 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/02/19 by Lauren Patton
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20644186
Extent
8.3 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Edward A. Mitchell on 1965/11/17.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949888957
  • (OCoLC)949888957
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
25 manuscripts boxes; 1 oversize folder

Library Locations

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      39.77004 -86.164015

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