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Beatty-Atkins-Ryan family papers

Identifier: MSS-345

Scope and Contents

This collection includes family genealogies, biographies, drawings of family crests, photographs, and scrapbooks from the Beatty-Atkins-Ryan family in Muncie, IN ranging from 1903 to 1985.


  • Creation: 1903-1957

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. Some of the photographs are commercial works and may be subject to copyright restrictions. The publisher must obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical Note

This collection was donated by Mildred Veronese Beatty Atkins who was born November 29, 1909 in Highland Park, Illinois to Mildred Veronese Ryan (1869-1961) and Ross James Beatty (1854-1950). Beatty Atkins's mother, Mildred, was the sister of Susan Ryan Marsh, a prominent Muncie artist and philanthropist. Mildred Veronese Beatty married Warner Atkins.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

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Arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Beatty-Atkins-Ryan family papers, 1903-1950

Series 2: Beatty-Atkins-Ryan family photographs, 1937, 1956-1957

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Mildred Veronese Beatty Atkins on 2014/05/30.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/06/10 by Kasey Mock. EAD finding aid created 2014/06/10 by Kasey Mock. EAD finding aid revised 2014/06/11 by Brandon Pieczko.

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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