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The Resource Matthew E. Welsh papers

Matthew E. Welsh papers

Label
Matthew E. Welsh papers, 1925-1984
Title
Matthew E. Welsh papers
Inclusive dates
1925-1984
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The collection includes Welsh's papers as governor, including his correspondence on local and national issues, his correspondence with Indiana's Congressional delegation on state needs, reports and budgets of state agencies and commissions, legislation, speeches, schedules, press releases, newspaper clippings, recommendations, appointments and awards; correspondence, surveys, financial records, and other papers relating to the Indiana Democratic Party (1961-1965), including papers relating to Roger Branigan's 1964 campaign for governor, and Welsh's campaign against George Wallace in the 1964 presidential primary; correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, publications, clippings, and other papers relating to the Interstate Oil Compact Commission (1961-1964), particularly regarding cooperation between businesses and state regulatory agencies on the conservation of oil and natural gas; papers of the U.S.-Canadian International Joint Commission, relating to the pollution of the Great Lakes (1966-1970); correspondence, speeches, press releases, and other papers relating to his 1972 campaign for governor against Otis Bowen; papers relating to his 1960 campaign for governor, and to the 1960 Democratic presidential primary and general election campaigns; his speeches, press relases, and other papers as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, as Indiana State Senator, and as unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve (circa 1943-1950s); and materials collected for Welsh's book View from the Statehouse. Also included are photographs, video and audio tapes (1956-1972); and papers relating to Birch Bayh's 1976 presidential campaign. Correspondents include: E. Ross Adair, Birch Bayh, John Brademas, William G. Bray, Edmund G. Brown, Donald C. Bruce, Earl Butz, Winfield K. Denton, Vance Hartke, Ralph Harvey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Robert F. Kennedy, Ray J. Madden, Nelson A. Rockefeller, George Romney, Richard Roudebush, J. Edward Roush, Earl Wilson
Biographical or historical data
Matthew Empson Welsh was born in Detroit, Michigan on September 15, 1912. His family moved to Vincennes, Indiana in 1924 where he graduated from Vincennes Lincoln High School in June 1930. He graduated with B.S. degree in Economics during 1934 from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania; went on to attend law school at Indiana University from 1935-1936; graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 1937 with a J.D degree.Welsh married Mary Virginia Homann of Washington, Indiana in 1937. In 1942, they had twin daughters Kathryn Louise and Janet Marie.Welsh was an attorney in Vincennes, Knox County (1937-1960); Democratic member, Indiana House of Representatives (circa 1940s);officer, U.S. Navy (1943-1946); U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Indiana (1950); member, Indiana State Senate (1955-1960); Governor of Indiana (1961-1965); member, National Governors Conference Executive Committee (1963); chairman, U.S. Interstate Oil Compact Commission (1963); Democratic National Committeeman from Indiana (1964-1965); candidate in the 1964 Indiana presidential primary, running against George Wallace of Alabama; chairman, U.S.-Canadian International Joint Commission, dealing with common waterway problems (1966-1970); member, Indianapolis law firm (circa 1960s); co-chairman, State Constitutional Revision Commission (1967-1972); Democratic candidate for governor (1972); author, View from the State House: Recollections and Reflections (1981). Welsh was a member of the board of trustees from Vincennes University for 51 years. He stepped down from that post in 1994. Governor Welsh passed away on May 28, 1995 and is buried at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Vincennes.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1912-1995
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Welsh, Matthew E.
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  • Adair, E. Ross
  • Bayh, Birch
  • Bowen, Otis R
  • Brademas, John
  • Branigin, Roger D.
  • Bray, William G.
  • Brown, Edmund G.
  • Bruce, Donald C.
  • Butz, Earl L.
  • Denton, Winfield K.
  • Gabor, Zsa Zsa
  • Hartke, Vance
  • Harvey, Ralph
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Kennedy, Edward M.
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Kennedy, Robert F
  • Kimbrough, Emily
  • Madden, Ray J.
  • New, Jack Landon
  • Rockefeller, Nelson A.
  • Romney, George W
  • Roudebush, Richard L.
  • Roush, J. Edward
  • Skelton, Red
  • Truman, Harry S
  • Wallace, George C.
  • Wilson, Earl
  • Democratic Party (Ind.)
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Indiana State Library
  • Indiana
  • International Joint Commission
  • Interstate Oil Compact Commission
  • Martin Associates, Inc. (Indianapolis, Ind.)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Bills, Legislative
  • Canada
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Courts
  • District courts
  • Elections
  • Gas industry
  • Governors
  • Indiana
  • Industrial policy
  • International agencies
  • International cooperation
  • Interstate agreements
  • Lakes
  • Lakes
  • Lawyers
  • Legislation
  • Legislators
  • Natural gas
  • Nominations for office
  • Petroleum conservation
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Political campaigns
  • Political campaigns
  • Political parties
  • Political parties
  • Pollution
  • Presidential candidates
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Primaries
  • Public prosecutors
  • Sagamore of the Wabash
  • Transboundary pollution
  • United States
  • Water
  • Great Lakes (North America)
  • Indiana
Label
Matthew E. Welsh papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/754
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed during August 2015 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created during October 2015 by Bethany Fiechter
Arrangement
This collection is arranged in the following series and subseries:Series 1: Matthew E. Welsh personal documents, 1944-1960Series 2: Matthew E. Welsh political correspondence, 1960-1971Series 3: Matthew E. Welsh speeches, 1940-1972Series 4: Matthew E. Welsh press releases, 1959-1972; undatedSeries 5: Matthew E. Welsh appointments, 1960-1965 Series 6: Matthew E. Welsh administrative files, 1956-1965 Series 7: Matthew E. Welsh, United States Chairman, International Joint Commission documents, predominantly 1965-1970; 1965-1980sSubseries 7.1: Correspondence, 1965-1970Subseries 7.2: Manuals and speeches, 1965-1969Subseries 7.3: Subject files, 1964-1980s Series 8: Matthew E. Welsh post-administration documents, circa 1970sSubseries 8.1: Administrative documents, 1965-1976Subseries 8.2: 1972 campaign documents, 1970-1972Subseries 8.3: Drafts, published writings and supplemental documents, 1961-1980sSubseries 8.4: Committee documents, circa 1975-1980s Series 9: Matthew E. Welsh newspaper clippings, 1941-1982; undated Series 10: Matthew E. Welsh photographs, 1925-1984; undated Series 11: Matthew E. Welsh oversize photographs, 1925-1970s Series 12: Matthew E. Welsh negatives and slides, circa 1925-1984 Series 13: Matthew E. Welsh oversize documents, 1962-1972 Series 14: Matthew E. Welsh films, circa 1960-1970s Series 15: Matthew E. Welsh audio tapes, circa 1960-1970s Series 16: Matthew E. Welsh realia, circa 1960s
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
20472007
Extent
69.0 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 Matthew E. Welsh in March 1973.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935232718
  • (OCoLC)935232718
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
153 manuscript boxes, 3 cubic foot boxes; 5 oversize boxes
Label
Matthew E. Welsh papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/754
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed during August 2015 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created during October 2015 by Bethany Fiechter
Arrangement
This collection is arranged in the following series and subseries:Series 1: Matthew E. Welsh personal documents, 1944-1960Series 2: Matthew E. Welsh political correspondence, 1960-1971Series 3: Matthew E. Welsh speeches, 1940-1972Series 4: Matthew E. Welsh press releases, 1959-1972; undatedSeries 5: Matthew E. Welsh appointments, 1960-1965 Series 6: Matthew E. Welsh administrative files, 1956-1965 Series 7: Matthew E. Welsh, United States Chairman, International Joint Commission documents, predominantly 1965-1970; 1965-1980sSubseries 7.1: Correspondence, 1965-1970Subseries 7.2: Manuals and speeches, 1965-1969Subseries 7.3: Subject files, 1964-1980s Series 8: Matthew E. Welsh post-administration documents, circa 1970sSubseries 8.1: Administrative documents, 1965-1976Subseries 8.2: 1972 campaign documents, 1970-1972Subseries 8.3: Drafts, published writings and supplemental documents, 1961-1980sSubseries 8.4: Committee documents, circa 1975-1980s Series 9: Matthew E. Welsh newspaper clippings, 1941-1982; undated Series 10: Matthew E. Welsh photographs, 1925-1984; undated Series 11: Matthew E. Welsh oversize photographs, 1925-1970s Series 12: Matthew E. Welsh negatives and slides, circa 1925-1984 Series 13: Matthew E. Welsh oversize documents, 1962-1972 Series 14: Matthew E. Welsh films, circa 1960-1970s Series 15: Matthew E. Welsh audio tapes, circa 1960-1970s Series 16: Matthew E. Welsh realia, circa 1960s
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
20472007
Extent
69.0 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 Matthew E. Welsh in March 1973.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935232718
  • (OCoLC)935232718
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
153 manuscript boxes, 3 cubic foot boxes; 5 oversize boxes

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Library Locations

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      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

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