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Munger and Wolf families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-013

Scope and Contents

The collection of family history contains correspondence, genealogies from several lines, a scrapbook from the Daughters of the American Revolution, and war records. The information covers 1816 to 1963. P.001 includes photographic prints organized by family or individual photographed and described at the folder level. Tintypes and one daguerreotype are included in a separate box for preservation purposes.

Dates

  • Creation: 1816-1963

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.

Historical Note

This collection of family history was donated by Mrs. H. H. Wolf and Alice Marjorie Munger prior to 1975. The Muncie Star reported on December 14, 1975 that "Mrs. Preston Root gave a valuable genealogical chart prepared by her sister, the late Alice Munger Wolf, along with family pictures to the Archives."

Extent

2 Cubic Feet (5 boxes and 1 oversized folder)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Munger and Wolf families papers, 1816-1963

Series 2: Munger and Wolf families oversized materials, 1816-1936

Series 3: Munger and Wolf families photographs, undated

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Mrs. H. H. Wolf and Alice Marjorie Munger in 1975.

Accruals

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:

PSC.018: Harry and Alice Wolf photograph

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1994/02/18 by M. Sears. Finding aid created 1994/02/18 by M. Sears. Finding aid revised 2009/11/02 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid completed 2012/08/27 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid revised 2016/3/16 by Lindsey M. Vesperry.

Title
Munger and Wolf families papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository

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