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Burris Class of 1951 Archives

Identifier: MSS-259

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a 35th reunion letter from President Ronald Reagan (1986), a 50th reunion letter from President George H.W. Bush (2001), and a 50th reunion book honoring the class’s golden anniversary.


  • Creation: 1986-2001

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

Fifty-two Burris Laboratory School seniors graduated on June 6, 1951. The Class of ’51 has held regular reunions since its graduation, including a 50th reunion in 2001.


0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box)

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This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from B. Allen McCormick on 2007/02/08.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2007/02 by J. E. Gastineau. EAD finding aid created 2012/10/19 by Julie Hausknecht. EAD finding aid revised 2013/11/01 by Rebecca Marangelli.

Burris Class of 1951 Archives
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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