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Muncie Central High School versus Milan High School basketball game newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-235

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of newspaper clippings regarding the famous game from the Muncie Star, the Indianapolis Star, and the Indianapolis News.

Dates

  • 1954

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 1954, Milan High School, a rural school from southern Indiana, beat Muncie Central High School at the Indiana High School Basketball State Championship, one of the biggest upsets in Indiana basketball. The game was later fictionalized in the 1986 film Hoosiers.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Muncie Central High School versus Milan High School basketball game newspaper clippings, 1954; undated

Custodial History

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

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

EAD finding aid created 2012/10/18 by Julie Hausknecht. EAD finding aid revised 2013/02/19 by Bethany Fiechter.
Title
Muncie Central High School versus Milan High School basketball game newspaper clippings
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