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Muncie Community Schools records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-094

Scope and Contents

This collection includes personnel directories, annual reports, financial reports, commencement programs, program proposals, newsletters, and calendars from the Muncie Community Schools in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1874 to 1995 regarding staffing, educational programs and other school activities.

Dates

  • 1874 - 2005

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

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.

Administrative History

Located in Delaware County in east central Indiana, Muncie Community Schools is an urban school district with over 6,000 students in a culturally-diverse community adjacent to Ball State University. Having the most comprehensive course offerings in the area and multiple state-award winning instrumental programs, as well as the addition of a new high performance elementary school, affords MCS the opportunity to be one of the most unique school districts in the nation.

The district has nine elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 2 high schools, an alternative program, an area career center, and adult community education programs housed in over 15 locations in the greater Muncie/Delaware County Area.

Extent

1.4 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Muncie Community Schools personnel directories, 1911-1989

Series 2: Muncie Community Schools annual reports, 1874-1995

Series 3: Muncie Community Schools financial records, 1937-1957

Series 4: Muncie Community Schools publications, 1958-1991

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1994/02/18 by M. Sears. Finding aid created 1994/02/18 by M. Sears. Finding aid revised 1995/06/15 by L. White. EAD finding aid completed 2011/05/09 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid revised 2013/03/28 by Stephen Jones.
Title
Muncie Community Schools 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