Indiana Sesquicentennial manuscript and copying project records
Scope and Contents
The collection contains 150 papers, diaries, business records, journals, account books, sermons, speeches, and other miscellaneous items from both individuals and families in Indiana from 1786 to 1976.
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.
The Indiana Sesquicentennial manuscript and copying project was an effort in 1966 to collect and copy all manuscripts relating to 150 years of historical development in Indiana. As one of several cooperating libraries across the state, Ball State University was selected to hold a portion of these copies.
2.4 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged in the following series:
Series 1: Indiana Sesquicentennial manuscript and project copying records, 1786-1976
This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation.
No further additions are expected.
Collection processing completed 1994/02/18 by M. Sears. EAD finding aid created 2012/10/01 by Julie Hausknecht. EAD finding aid revised 2012/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter.
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Diaries Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Documents Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Family Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Indiana Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Stoeckel Archives of Local History Subject Source: Local sources
- Indiana Sesquicentennial manuscript and copying project records
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository
Alexander M. Bracken Library
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