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East Central Neighborhood Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-079

Scope and Contents

The collection includes records materials related to the business and activities of the East Central Neighborhood Association. Included are guides to the Old Washington Street Festival (1979 and 1980) and the festival's Walking Tour guides (1977-1986). Additionally, the collection includes papers creating the Emily Kimbrough Historic District, a study of the neighborhood, and minutes of the Board of Directors meetings from 1989 and 1990.

Dates

  • 1977-1990

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.

Administrative History

The East Central Neighborhood Association was formed in 1976 and since then has devoted itself to protecting the historical integrity and the physical safety of the community. The Association includes the entire Emily Kimbrough Historic District, an architecturally significant area of Muncie, Indiana that grew up with the gas boom of the 1890s. At that time the community boasted much of Muncie's wealth. The Historic District was established in 1976 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

In 1977 the Association began holding the Old Washington Street Festival, a celebration of the community's history and culture.

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: East Central Neighborhood Association records, 1976-1986

Series 2: Old Washington Street Festival documents, 1977-1986

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from the East Central Neighborhood Assocation on 1980/09/01.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1991/04/17 by K. Dean. Finding aid created 1991/04/17 by K. Dean. Finding aid revised 1999/02/01 by R. Garltiz. Finding aid revised 2009/09/30 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid created 2012/10/10 by Bethany Fiechter.
Title
East Central Neighborhood Association records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository

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