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Thomas P. and Eva Mann family papers

Identifier: MSS-046

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a school book and papers, records of births in the family, a memoranda book, postcards, Westwood property assessments and plat maps, correspondence, photographs and a film reel from the Mann family in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1896 to 1959 regarding the Mann family`s history and travels.


  • 1896-1959

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

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.

Biographical Note

Thomas Mann worked as a cashier for the Merchants National Bank in Muncie during the 1910's and 1920's. Mann`s grandson, John Hewitt donated this collection November 11, 1980. At that time, Hewitt was a faculty member in the criminal justice department at Ball State University.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 Box, 1 reel to reel tape)


This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Thomas P. and Eva Mann family papers1896-1959

Series 2: Thomas P. and Eva Mann photographs, 1900s

Series 3: Thomas P. and Eva Mann reel, undated

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from John Hewitt on November 11, 1980.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2010/07/30 by Bethany Fiechter and Carol Street. EAD finding aid created 2011/09/08 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