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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L056 (Text) 00000106296999 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V418 (Text) 44499-7814 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 3 manuscripts boxes, 26 volumes

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Summary, etc.:
This collection includes Foulke's correspondence relating to civil service reform, the women's rights movement, Indiana and national Republican party politics, the Progressive Party in 1912 and 1916, American involvement in the Philippine Islands, his work on behalf of American preparedness in World War I, and his work with the League to Enforce Peace and the League of Nations. Copies of Foulke's extensive correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt regarding civil service reform and Republican and Progressive Party politics (1890-1917) are also included.
The scrapbooks contain mostly clippings of Foulke's published writings as well as clippings on topics of interest to Mr. Foulke.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
L56, William Dudley Foulke papers, Manuscript Section, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner. Scrapbooks from this collection are in fragile condition and photocopying or scanning them is not an option.
Biographical or Historical Data:
William Dudley Foulke was born November 20, 1848 in New York City. His father was a minister of the Society of Friends and principal off Friends Seminary in New York City. Foulke attended Friends Seminary and graduated in 1863. He graduated from Columbia in 1869 and from Columbia School of Law in 1871. Foulke married Mary T. Reeves in 1872 and they subsequently had six children. Foulke was an attorney in New York from 1870-1876. He and his family moved to Richmond, Indiana, Mary's hometown, in 1876. Richmond remained Foulke's home until his death in 1935. Foulke was editor and part owner of the Richmond Palladium in the late 1870s; director of the First National Bank of Richmond; a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate (1883-1885); officer, Indiana Civil Service Reform Association (1885-1890); president, American Women's Suffrage Association (1885-1890); and member of the U.S. Civil Service Reform League (1901-1903).
Subject: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 > Correspondence.
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 > Correspondence.
Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927 > Correspondence.
Civil service reform > United States.
Quakers.
Progressivism (United States politics)
Women's rights > United States > History > 19th century.
Richmond (Ind.) > History.
United States > Politics and government > 1865-1921.

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