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Muncie Schools and Communities Project records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-284

Scope and Contents

This collection includes taped interviews, metadata forms, and photographs from several Ball State University EDFON 420 classes in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 2007 to 2009.

Dates

  • 2007-2009

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

Ball State University students documented the Muncie Community School Corporation from 2007-2009 through a series of interviews, surveys, and observations. The project encompassed several elementary schools including Longfellow, Storer, Mitchell, Sutton, Grissom, Northview, and Westview as well as Southside High School.

EDFON420 is an academic class at Ball State University that studies the complex relationships between schools and society through the disciplines of sociology, history, and philosophy of education. The goal of the class is to develop disciplines of normatives, interpretive, and critical perspectives on education.

Extent

2 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Muncie School and Communities Longfellow Elementary School interview forms and tapes, 2008-2009

Series 2: Muncie Schools and Communities Storer Elementary School interview forms and tapes, 2009

Series 3: Muncie Schools and Communities Mitchell Elementary School interview forms and tapes, 2008

Series 4: Muncie Schools and Communities Sutton Elementary School interview forms and tapes, 2008

Series 5: Muncie Schools and Communities Grissom Elementary School interview forms and tapes, 2009

Series 6: Muncie Schools and Communities Northview Elementary School interview forms and tapes, 2009

Series 7: Muncie Schools and Communities Southside High School interview forms and tapes, 2007

Series 8: Muncie Schools and Communities Westview Elementary School interview forms and tapes, 2008

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a records donation from Mark Malaby.

Related Archival Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie IN:

MSS.094: Muncie Community School records, 1874-1991

MSS.171: Delaware County Public Schools directories, 1904-1968

SC.276: Muncie Community Schools records, 1880s, 1920s, 2004

For more information on related items within Archives and Special Collections, please visit our Education Resources subject guide: http://bsu.libguides.com/archiveseducationresources?hs=a

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2012/04/09 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created 2012/04/09 by Bethany Fiechter.
Title
Muncie Schools and Communities Project records
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