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Harold Zimmerman ornithology collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-057

Scope and Contents

This collection includes six bound volumes of ornithological field notes recorded from sightings in Delaware County, Indiana, and in other areas of the country and other notes from Mr. Zimmerman.

Dates

  • 1921-1978

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.

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

Harold Zimmerman was an accountant by occupation with a strong interest in ornithology. According to his window, Helen Zimmerman, he lived in Muncie from 1920-1965. In the early thirties he worked as an accountant for Ball Brothers. In the 1950s, Zimmerman is listed as comptroller for Muncie Gear Works. In 1957, he is listed as an accountant with the firm of R.J. Whitinger and by 1960, was operating his own CPA business out of his residence at 26 Mann Avenue. Mr. Zimmerman died at New Harmony, Indiana, in 1981.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Dr. Robert Cooper and Helen Zimmerman on 1981/10/01.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1982/11/04 by David Tambo. Finding aid created 1982/11/04 by David Tambo. EAD finding aid completed 2009/11/20 by Maren L. Read.
Title
Harold Zimmerman ornithology collection
Status
Completed
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Repository Details

Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository

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