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Muncie Board of Works collection

Identifier: MSS-330

Scope and Contents

This collection includes ledgers and handbooks from the Board of Works in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1978 regarding public works in Muncie.


  • Creation: 1907/07/29-1938/12/19, 1967-1978

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.

Biographical Note / Historical Note / Administrative History

The Muncie Board of Public Works and Safety is a local government agency that is made up of three appointments by the Mayor. The board has several functions, mostly pertaining to addressing issues and contractual agreements that bind the city, permit use of city facilities, and the closing of streets. The public safety function of the board includes law enforcement and fire protection. The public works function of the board includes control over streets, sanitation, transportation, sewers and city utilities.


0.7 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

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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 2013/09/26 by Leslie Nellis. EAD finding aid created 2012/12/14 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid revised 2013/09/26 by Leslie Nellis.

Muncie Board of Works 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