Ernest Parkison education collection
Scope and Contents
Materials in this collection relate to Cowan High School and Muncie High School, local glass industries, and Muncie and Delaware County businesses and activities ranging from 1886-1979.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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.
Ernest V. Parkison was born September 17, 1914 in Delaware County. He was the son of Sara Belle Fuson Parkison and Mentor S. Parkison. Ernest grew up in Muncie and graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1932.
He was employed by Hemingray Glass Company and its successor, Owens-Illinois Glass Company until it ceased operations and he retired in 1972. His second career was at First Merchants Bank and then at Mutual Federal Bank until retirement in 1994.
Ernest had two children, a son, Thomas P. Parkison and a daughter, Patrician Lynn Parkison. His wife of 64 years, Mildred Marie (Armstrong) Parkison, passed away in 2000.
Ernest passed away November 12, 2007.
0.4 Cubic Feet (1 box, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged in the following series:
Series 1: Parkison, Ernest records, 1888-1962
Series 2: Parkison, Ernest oversize materials, 1908 Mar.
Series 3: Parkison, Ernest photographs, circa 1885-1968
This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Ernest Parkison on 1979/10/04; 1981/03/09; 1982/08/03; 1984/09/06.
No further additions are expected.
Existence and Location of Copies
Copies may be found in the following collections:
PSC.001 Ernest Parkison photographs can be found in the Ball State University Libraries' Digital Media Repository at http://libx.bsu.edu/.
Collection processing completed 1994/03/13 by J. Richards. Collection processing revised J. Mullins 2004/04/22. Collection processing revised R. Miller 2007/11/19. EAD finding aid created 2012/07/01 by Julie Hausknecht. EAD finding aid revised 2012/08/29 by Bethany Fiechter.
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- Delaware County (Ind.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Documents Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Education Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Muncie (Ind.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Newspapers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Obituaries Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Stoeckel Archives of Local History Subject Source: Local sources
- Yearbooks Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ernest Parkison education collection
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