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Kiwanis Club of Muncie records

Identifier: MSS-199

Scope and Contents

This collection includes anniversary programs (1950-1980), constitution and by-laws (1968-1979), annual reports (1975-1976), correspondence from Jack Carmichael (1966-1984), club history (1984), membership address books (1966-2006), issues of the Kiwanis News (1968-1983), newspaper clippings (1966-1981), and board of directors meeting minutes (1920-2005) from the Kiwanis Club in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1920-2005 regarding the club and its activities.


  • Creation: 1920-2005

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.

Historical Note

On January 21, 1915 the Kiwanis Club Incorporated was established in Detroit, Michigan. A chapter was founded in Muncie, Indiana in 1920. The Kiwanis Club is a multi-purpose organization based on the principle, "We Build." Aside from providing a location for social interaction and community for its members, the Kiwanis Club is also deeply involved in community service. Financial donations are provided to various charitable organizations through well known Kiwanis projects such as the annual Christmas tree sale, a child abuse hotline, and the Special Olympics for the Handicapped Children.


1.3 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Jack Carmichael on 2000/04/14 and 2012/11/30.


Further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2000/10/13 by C. Brand. EAD finding aid created 2000/10/13 by C. Brand. EAD finding aid revised 2006/04/07 by Rachel N. Miller. Finding aid revised 2009/09/01 by Maren L. Read. Finding aid revised 2013/01/15 by Nicole Griffetts.

Kiwanis Club of Muncie 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