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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L625 (Text) 00000106356447 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 75.5 Cubic feet 196 manuscript boxes and 1 cubic foot box

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/06/25 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2018/06/25 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Restrictions apply. Contact the repository for more information.
Summary, etc.:
The collection includes Landgrebe's Congressional papers, including correspondence, reports, and legislation regarding the Consumer Protection Act (1974), the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (1973), the Food and Drug Administration, the Tax Reform Act (1969), the Pollution Control Act (1971), farm bills (1969-1974), Watergate, the War in Vietnam, defense spending, abortion, the draft, foreign aid, railroads, public land use, poverty programs, the Pueblo Incident, and other issues before Congress; papers relating to his district, including the construction of the Bailly Nuclear Reactor, pollution of Lake Michigan, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park, the development of the lakeshore, the Chicago South Shore, and South Bend Railroad, and grants for local programs and studies; papers relating to Landgrebe's attempts to distribute Bibles in the Soviet Union (1972). The collection also includes Landgrebe's newsletters, press releases, information released by his office, papers related to his election campaigns, his voting records, and the Republican Party as well as requests for publications, invitations, and papers related to his office operations. Constituent correspondence regarding military service, veteran's claims, social security claims, tax problems, federal patronage, civil service openings, and other issues are restricted due to private personal information. Series 1 consists of materials created and used during Landgrebe's time as a Congressman. Included are general office correspondence and memos, correspondence between Landgrebe and other Congressmen, files used for his election and re-election campaigns, materials regarding official appointments and employment in Landgrebe's office and elsewhere, correspondence to and from constituents, press releases, speeches, and all files related to state matters. Most of the material is political and official in nature, there is little personal correspondence or documents.Series 2 consists primarily of correspondence regarding specific pieces of legislation, legislation itself, and research and reports related to legislation. Notable topics are abortion, Watergate, the Indiana Dunes, Vietnam, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).Series 3 is restricted until 2049.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Earl F. Landgrebe papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
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.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Earl F. Landgrebe served as President of trucking firms in Valparaiso, Indiana, Director of the First Federal Savings and Loan Association in Valparaiso from 1952-1970, a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate from 1959-1968 and member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the 2nd District from 1969-1974.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Earl F. Landgrebe in November 1974.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Landgrebe, Earl F. (Earl Frederick), 1916-1986.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
United States. Congress. House.
Consumer protection.
Draft > United States.
Drugs > Law and legislation > United States.
Economics > Law and legislation.
Elections > United States.
Flood control > Indiana.
Indiana > Politics and government > 20th century.
Labor laws and legislation > United States.
Land use > United States.
Legislators > United States.
Military intelligence.
Nuclear power plants > Indiana.
Parks > Indiana.
Political parties > Indiana.
Political parties > United States.
Public lands > United States.
Pueblo Incident, 1968.
Railroads > United States.
United States > Economic conditions.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Water > Pollution > Great Lakes Region (North America)
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (Ind.)
Genre: Legislative bills.
Press releases.

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