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George R. Terry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-04-01-11

Scope and Contents

This collection includes speeches, correspondence, publications, textbooks, and notes written by Terry during and before his career at Ball State University as well as reports from the Ball State University College of Business. Records range in date from the 1940s to the 1970s.


  • 1942-1972

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note / Historical Note / Administrative History

George R. Terry served as a lecturer in finance and management at the College of Business at Ball State University from 1969 to his death in 1979. Terry was awarded the first George A. Ball Distinguished Professor of Business at Ball State University in 1969. Prior to his career at Ball State, Terry was the director of research for Foote, Cone, and Belding Inc., Chicago, and was president of the American Products Company. Additionally, Terry was a lecturer in the Northwestern University School of Business Administration for 25 years.


2.4 Cubic Feet (3 Boxes)


Arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Administrative records

Series 2: Personal materials

Series 3: Publications/research materials

Series 4: Speeches

George R. Terry papers
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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