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The Morning News newspaper

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-355

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one bound volume of issues of The Morning News newspaper published in Muncie, Indiana from January to June 1894.


  • Creation: 1894 Jan.-June

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.

Historical Note

The Morning News was published in Muncie, Indiana. The headquarters was located in an alley called "News Court," which was in the rear of the Anthony Building between Main and Jackson. It was the first local newspaper to utilize the Linotype machine, a device that replaced manual letter-setting and made printing much faster.


0.6 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Becky Monroe of the Yorktown-Mt. Pleasant Historical Alliance on 2015/08/24.


No further additions are expected.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm copies of issues of The Morning News for the years 1893-1898 are available in the Bracken Library Microforms Collections:

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/08/25 by Lindsey M. Vesperry.

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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