Muncie Community Development Office records
Scope and Contents
This collection includes plans and reports from the Muncie Community Development Office in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1954 to 1989 regarding local schools, parks, the central business district and recreational facilities, public services, traffic studies, economic inventories and prospects, and guidelines for progress.
- Creation: 1954-1989
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.
The primary function of the Muncie Community Development Office is to administer entitlement grants to the City of Muncie from the U.S. Department of House and Urban Development (HUD), currently including: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), Community Development Block Grant-Recovery Act (CDBG-R).
These are intended by HUD to develop and revitalize viable urban communities by providing decent, affordable housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low and moderate income persons.
1.8 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged in the following series:
Series 1: City of Muncie plans and reports, 1954-1989
This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation.
No further additions are expected.
Collection processing completed 2011/07/08 by Brian Grover. EAD finding aid created 2011/07/11 by Brian Grover. EAD finding aid revised 2011/07/13 by Bethany Fiechter.
- Muncie Community Development Office records
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Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository
Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA