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Wm. F. Freund Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-083

Scope and Contents

This collection includes financial and real estate ledgers from the Wm. F. Freund Company in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1937 to 1965.


  • 1937-1965

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.

Administrative History

The Wm. F. Freund Company owned many department stores and rental properties throughout East Central Indiana. Their stores operated through the early-to-mid twentieth century, and sold clothing from brands such as Levis, Ohio Overcoat Company, Indianapolis Gloves, and Indiana Mercantile.


3 Cubic Feet (13 ledger volumes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Bernard W. Freund in 1986.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

EAD finding aid created 2009/10/13 by Maren Read. EAD finding aid revised 2013/10/02 by Lindsey Vesperry.

Wm. F. Freund Company records
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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