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Delaware-Muncie Metropolitan Plan Commission records

Identifier: MSS-137

Scope and Contents

This collection includes annual reports, minutes, budget information, agendas, plans and reports, deeds, brochures and newspaper clippings from the Delaware-Muncie Metropolitan Plan Commission in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1827 to 1998 regarding the group's administrative records and various projects undertaken.


  • Creation: 1827-1995

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

The Delaware-Muncie Metropolitan Plan Commission (DMMPC) is the Planning Department for the City of Muncie and unicorporated Delaware County. The DMMPC is also designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Muncie Ubranized Area, charged with carrying out federally mandated transportation planning activities.


3.8 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)

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This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Delaware-Muncie Metropolitan Plan Commission records, 1827-1988

Series 2: Delaware-Muncie Metropolitan Plan Commission plans and reports, 1905-1995

Custodial History

A portion of this collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Bill Nye on 1979/05/09.


The repository continues to add materials to this collection on a regular basis.

Related Archival Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie IN:

MSS.079: Delaware County East Central Neighborhood Association records, 1978-1990

MSS.180: Muncie Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation Commission Officer records, 1977-1999

MSS.144: Muncie Neighborhood Profile collection, 1993

MSS.273: Muncie Community Development Office records, 1954-1989

MSS.287: Muncie Redevelopment Commission minutes, 1980-2004

MSS.224: Westwood Neighborhood Research collection, 1924-1999

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1997/01/21 by D. Browne. Collection processing revised and completed 2011/07/15 by Elizabeth Rasberry. EAD finding aid created 2011/07/15 by Elizabeth Rasberry. EAD finding aid revised 2011/07/21 by Bethany Fiechter.

Delaware-Muncie Metropolitan Plan Commission 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