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Delaware County census collection

Identifier: MSS-320

Scope and Contents

This collection includes federal census information from Delaware County and surrounding counties in Indiana ranging from 1820 to 1930.


  • 1790-1920

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

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. It is a regularly occurring and official count of a particular population conducted by the United States Census Bureau.


1.5 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2012/02/17 by Julie Hauslnecht. EAD finding aid created 2011/02/21 by Julie Hauslnecht. EAD finding aid revised 2012/02/24 by Bethany Fiechter.

Delaware County census collection
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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