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Muncie City Council ledgers

Identifier: MSS-348

Scope and Contents

This collections contains the regular and special session meeting minutes of the Muncie City Council for the years 1870-1935. Council meetings were held in Muncie City Council Chamber in Muncie, IN. Topics of council discussion include: petitions and pleas, fines, land splits and divides, city project estimates, city budget and expense reports, ordinance creation and enforcement, election results, and "general city business". Also included in this collection are financial registers (1906-1916) and a Mayor's docket (1904-1905).


  • 1870-1935

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.

Administrative History

The current Muncie City Council consists of 9 members who serve as the legislative branch for the city of Muncie. Six members are elected by the voters in their district and 3 at-large members are elected by the voters and represent every citizen in the City. Each member serves a four-year term.


6 Cubic Feet (18 ledgers)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged alphabetically.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/04/03 by Cody Sprunger. EAD finding aid created 2015/04/20 by Lindsey M. Vesperry.

Muncie City Council ledgers
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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