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Muncie and Delaware County churches collection

Identifier: MSS-384

Scope and Contents

This collection contains church records, bulletins, photographs, and other related materials for churches in Muncie, Indiana and Delaware County, Indiana from 1836 to 2011.


  • Creation: 1836 - 2011

Conditions Governing Use

Ball State University Libraries make every reasonable effort to provide accurate information regarding the copyright status of materials held by Archives and Special Collections. Patrons may scan items or request a reproduction of one or more items in the collection; however, it is the responsibility of the patron to evaluate whether or not the intended use complies with copyright law.

In cases where the University holds copyright to collection materials, staff must grant written permission for most commercial uses of the collection. Staff will not grant permission in cases where copyright is owned by other individuals or organizations.


2.5 Cubic Feet (2 record cartons, 1 thin legal manuscript box, 1 ova folder, 1 map case folder)

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Custodial History

This collection is comprised of several different donations. The collection began with records collected by Delaware County Archives curator, Ross Johnson, in 1976. Further additions were made by Hazel Taylor on 1981-01-07. Frank Talbott donated materials on 1980-01-21, 1981-12-16, 1982-05-28, and 1982-09-23. Donations of individual church records are noted at the series and/or folder levels for those items.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries: MSS.030: Church of the Brethren records: MSS.035: Grace Episcopal Church records: MSS.081: First Baptist Church records: MSS.101: Unitarian Universalist Church records: MSS.124: Avondale United Methodist Church records: MSS.131: St. Mary Catholic Church records: MSS.146: Madison Street United Methodist Church records: MSS.205: Riverside United Methodist Church records: MSS.331: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church records: MSS.375: International Friends of Gethsemane United Methodist Church records

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Rebecca Marangelli on 2019-04-25.

Muncie and Delaware County churches collection
Rebecca Marangelli
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Repository Details

Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository

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