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Industrial Trust and Savings Bank records

Identifier: MSS-069

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of records from and about the Industrial Trust and Savings Bank in Muncie, Indiana and includes annual reports, the Industrial Trust Grapevine and Summcorp Grapevine employee newsletters, a brochure, four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and photographs, digital scans of photographs, and film ranging from 1949 to 1992 documenting the companies activities including branch openings, marketing, and company picnics.


  • 1949-1992

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Ball State University, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Organizational History

The Industrial Trust and Savings Bank was started as an industrial loan firm in 1927 under the name Muncie Industrial Company. In 1948 the Muncie Industrial Company was granted a state bank charter by the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions. The bank became known as Industrial Trust and Savings in 1949 Industrial Trust and Savings. In 1953 Industrial Trust was the first bank in Indiana to put into operation a charge account service department. The first branch bank opened in Northwest Plaza Shopping Center in 1957. Two years later the bank acquired Yorktown State Bank and Albany State Bank through mergers. Industrial Trust and Savings Bank was acquired by Summcorp, a multi-bank holding company based in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1986.


1.1 Cubic Feet (3 boxes, 1 folder, 1 film reel; digital files)

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Arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Annual Reports, 1950-1990

Series 2: Newsletters and Brochures, 1970-1980

Series 3: Scrapbooks, 1952-1979

Series 4: Photographs, c. 1949-1974

Series 5: Film, 1965

Custodial History

The Industrial Trust and Savings Bank Records were received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Industrial Trust and Savings Bank Records in 1983 and 1984. Additional materials were donated in 2001. Jeff Koenker donated the Industrial Trust Grapevine, Summcorp Grapevine newsletters, and photographs on 2008/09/15. Jeff Koenker donated scrapbooks of newspaper advertisements on 2009/03/11 and scrapbooks of construction photographs and newspaper clippings on 2014/1/27. Jeff Koenker donated the Industrial Trust and Savings Bank picnic film on 2014/09/16.


No additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1991/04/17 by K. Dean. Finding aid created 1991/04/17 by K. Dean. Collection processing reviewed 2009/01/05 by Maren L. Read. Finding aid revised 1994/03/09 by M. Sears, 2004/04/22 by Joan Mullins, 2009/01/05, and 2009/07/29 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid completed 2009/01/05 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid revised 2009/07/29 by Maren L. Read, 2014/05/22 by Rebecca Marangelli, 2014/06/10 by Brandon Pieczko, and 2014/09/19 by Rebecca Marangelli.

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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