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George Jones papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-04-01-04

Scope and Contents

This collection includes faculty papers and other files from George Jones ranging from 1961 to 1995 regarding Jones' career at Ball State University, and his involvement in religious organizations, both at Ball State, as well as in and around Delaware County and the State of Indiana. Also included are files containing information on Jones' work with student activities and affairs on campus, including his time as advisor to Alpha Lambda Delta. Additionally, Jones was a member of several national and local community organizations, and included in his files are reports, speeches, and other papers related to his work with those associations and groups. The files are organized into four separate additions, and the files in each addition are arranged alphabetically.


  • Creation: 1961-1995

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Biographical Note

George Jones became a member of Ball State University's faculty in 1964, acting as director of religious programs and activities, and professor of higher education. Jones was very involved in relgious organizations on campus, and in Delaware County. From 1968 to 1970 he was president of the Association for the coordination of University Religious Affairs, and he was elected chairman of the Indiana Office of Campus Ministry in 1978, to name just a couple of the organizations with which he was involved. Jones was also interested in student life on campus and was a representative to the Council of Student Personnel Associations in Higher Education from 1966 to 1971, and served as an advisor to the freshmen academic honorary society, Alpha Lambda Delta. Jones retired from Ball State in the spring of 1995.


6.5 Cubic Feet (8 Boxes)

Language of Materials



No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie IN:

MSS.228: Leighton Ford Crusade collection

MSS.095: Muncie Peace Activities collection

Processing Information

Finding aid revised 2000/05/03. Finding aid revised 2003/08/29. Finding aid revised 2004/06/24. EAD finding aid created 2012/03/12 by Lisa Barney.

George Jones papers, 1961-1995
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Repository Details

Part of the Ball State University Archives Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA