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Delaware County, Indiana Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-221

Scope and Contents

This collection includes documents, minutes, publications, newspaper clippings, chairperson records, and research documents from the Delaware County Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition in Delaware County ranging from 1980 to 2009 regarding coalition members, activities, and events.

Dates

  • 1980-2009

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

In their original policy guidelines, the Delaware County Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition is described as "a voluntary association of health professionals and other individuals who commit their time and resources to a countywide collaborative effort to ensure that mothers and babies in Delaware County reach the highest achievable level of health and wellbeing." Through numerous outreach programs and partnerships with other organizations, Delaware County Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies has served the community since April 22, 1987.

Delaware County Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies has many purposes and goals in the community. A few of these include: advocating for sound local and state policy decisions, educating community members about all local services available to help with prepregnancy, pregnancy, and childcare, promoting community service, and focusing on the importance of comprehensive maternity and infant health care.

Extent

3 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the following series and subseries:


Series 1: Delaware County, Indiana Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies records, 1986-2009



Subseries 1.1: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies organizational records, undated; 1987-2009

Subseries 1.2: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies committee records, undated; 1897-2006

Subseries 1.3: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies events records, 1990-2000

Subseries 1.4: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies correspondence records, 1986-2004

Subseries 1.5: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies newspaper clippings, 1987-2008

Subseries 1.6: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies clerical records, undated; 1989-2005



Series 2: Delaware County, Indiana Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies affiliated organizations documents, 1980-2005



Series 3: Delaware County, Indiana Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies publications, 1986-2007



Series 4: Delaware County, Indiana Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies research documents, 1986-2008



Series 5: Delaware County, Indiana Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies posters, circa 1986-2008



Series 6: Delaware County, Indiana Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies chairperson records, 1995-2005



Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Donna Bookout on 2008/07/14. Additions to the collection were received on 2013/10/02 and 2015/12/09 by Donna Bookout.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2011/12/14 by Kelly Richard. EAD finding aid created 2011/12/14 by Kelly Richard. Addition processing completed 2016/02/08 by Lindsey M. Vesperry. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/08 by Lindsey M. Vesperry.
Title
Delaware County, Indiana Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository

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