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Local history newspaper clippings files

Identifier: MSS-000-1

Scope and Contents

This collection includes newspaper clippings, students papers, and other documents collected by Archives and Special Collections staff documenting the history of Muncie and Delaware County, Indiana.


  • Creation: circa 1800-present

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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.


14.5 Cubic Feet (36 boxes)

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This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Custodial History

This collection is maintained by the staff of Archives and Special Collections.


The repository continues to add materials to this collection on a regular basis. Newspaper clippings have been digitized and are available on computers in the Archives and Special Collections reading room.

Separated Materials

Research papers are separated from the local history newspaper clippings files. The separation was needed for digitization purposes. The papers will be housed in separate boxes as MSS.000.2.

Processing Information

Finding aid created 2008/01/28 by Rachel Miller. Finding aid revised 2008/10/06. EAD finding aid created 2012/01/27 by Bethany Fiechter.

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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