Muncie City Improvement Resolutions collection
Scope and Contents
This collection includes city ordinances and resolutions from the City Clerk's office in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1891-1922, predominantly 1893-1919, regarding street, alley, sidewalk, and sewer improvements in Muncie, Indiana and surrounding areas.
- Creation: 1896-1922, predominate 1893-1919
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 Muncie City Clerk serves as the official keeper of municipal records and is sometimes referred to as the "historian" of the community. The clerk is the keeper of city records including building permits, city council minutes, ordinances and resolutions, insurance contracts, and inventories of city assets. They also maintain city court records, take in bond and restitution payments, receive all fines and court costs, maintain parking tickets and take in fines, as well as input traffic infractions.
4 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged chronologically.
This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation.
No further additions are expected.
Collection processing completed 2012/02/28 by Julie Hausknecht. EAD finding aid created 2012/03/01 by Julie Hausknecht. EAD finding aid revised 2012/04/12 and 2013/03/12 by Bethany Fiechter.
Genre / Form
- Delaware County (Ind.)
- Delaware County (Ind.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
- Muncie (Ind.)
- Muncie (Ind.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
- Muncie City Improvement Resolutions collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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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