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Ball State Alumnus magazine

Identifier: RG-09-02-02

Scope and Contents

This collection includes issues of the Ball State Alumnus, a publication of the Ball State University Alumni Association in Muncie, Indiana, chronologically from 1937 to 2009. The Alumnus magazine provides Ball State alumni information regarding student and alumni events, outreach, campus growth, research, faculty news, and more.


  • Creation: 1937-2014

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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

Administrative History

Publications sent to alumni began with a quarterly Ball State Alumnus magazine in 1937 that went out to dues-paying members only. This circulation continued until 1956 when Ball State Teachers College president, John R. Emens, supported an increased budget to enable a more frequent distribution of the magazine ,and directed copies to all Ball State University alumni. Current circulation of the Ball State Alumnus, produced six times annually, is more than 105,000.


2 Cubic Feet (7 Boxes)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a records transfer.


The repository continues to add materials to this collection on a regular basis.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2009/10/06 by Abby Foltz. EAD finding aid created 2009/10/06 by Abby Foltz.

Ball State Alumnus magazine
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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