Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
- Existence: 1854
Biographical / Historical
The Republican Party (est. 1854) is a political party in the United States.
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
The papers include correspondence, legal documents, petitions, pamphlets, and printed material of Samuel Bowles, journalist and political activist. As editor of the influential Springfield Republican, Bowles was a prominent national voice on many public issues during the mid-nineteenth century and included in the papers is correspondence from a number of national political and business figures.
Correspondence and other papers of Champion Spalding Chase, Civil War veteran, lawyer, and politician. The papers are comprised primarily of personal correspondence between Chase and members of the family, although there is some material related to his Civil War experiences and to his work with the Whig Party and the Republican Party.
Newspaper clippings documenting his personal life, his business affairs as president of the New York Central Railroad and his political career as senator from New York (1899-1905), as delegate-at-large to nine Republican National Conventions (1888-1924) and as a prominent figure in Republican national politics.
The Charles F. Kindred and Sarah E. Kindred Papers, which span from circa 1870-1918, contain correspondence, mortgages, land deeds, maps, tax bills, business ledgers, printed material, legal papers, and other personal papers relating to Charles F. Kindred, Sarah E. Kindred, and their real estate dealings in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, political cartoons, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other personal and family papers of Thomas C. Platt, New York businessman and Republican politician. The collection deals primarily with the inner workings of the Republican party in the state of New York from the 1870's to 1910, with emphasis on the period from 1896 to 1909.
The papers consist of press releases, subject files, speeches, clippings, organization files and campaign ephemera from the presidential campaign conducted by Wendell Willkie in 1940.
Family correspondence of John Woodruff and his son, Timothy Lester Woodruff. Included are several items documenting John Woodruff's career as a Congressman from Connecticut (1855-1857; 1859-1861) and his election on the American Party ticket. Also in the papers is a letter from Samuel Scott, an ancestor of the family, written while serving in the American Revolution.