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Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County records

Identifier: MSS-333

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of digital reproductions of original records and born-digital records from the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County and includes annual reports, Board of Directors meeting minutes, correspondence, event documents, news releases, photographs, newsletters, brochures, postcards, and other records ranging from circa 1981 to 2018.


  • 1981-2020

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Administrative History

The mission of The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. is to encourage philanthropy, assist donors in building an enduring source of charitable assets and exercise leadership in directing resources to enhance the quality of life of the residents of Muncie and Delaware County, Indiana. The Foundation was established in 1985 as the result of a challenge from the Ball Foundation and Ball family members. Today, the Foundation manages an endowed asset base of over $50 million and continues to grow as a vital philanthropic partner in the community providing a range of services in Muncie and throughout Delaware County.

Source: "History," The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County. (accessed June 7, 2015).


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 box; digital files (4.11 GB))

172.2 Megabytes (218 digital files pertinent to the Foundation's operations mainly from 2018-2020. Documents include press releases, meeting minutes, publications, and other materials. )

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Digital file formats in this collection include Adobe Portable Document Format (.PDF), Microsoft Office Open XML Word (.DOCX), and Joint Photographic Experts Group (.JPG).

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County in 2013, on 2014/02/04, on 2015/06/30, on 2016/03/01, and on 2019/03/20.


Further additions are expected.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original records held by The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County and the Minnetrista library and archives.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of the materials in this collection are available online in the Ball State University Digital Media Repository:

Processing Information

Digital scans of original records were created by a Community Foundation Archival Project Intern in Spring 2012. Collection processing completed 2013/11/27 by Leslie Nellis. EAD finding aid created 2013/03/14 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid revised 2013/11/27 by Leslie Nellis; 2015/07/07 by Brandon Pieczko; and 2019/09/10 by Ely Sheinfeld.

Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County records
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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