The Muncie Weekly News and Delaware County Sports Times collection
Scope and Contents
This collection includes newspapers, photographs, and other records ranging from 1961 to 1983 for the weekly newspapers The Muncie Weekly News (1975-1982) and the Delaware County Sports Times (1982). Both newspapers were published by Joe E. Manfield in Muncie, Indiana under the corporate name Jem-Sue Publications, Inc.
- Creation: 1961-1983
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1975 - 1982
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.
The Muncie Weekly News was established by publisher Joe E. Mansfield in 1975 as a free weekly alternative newspaper in Muncie, Indiana. Contributors to the newspaper included Earl Conn, Tommy Thornburg, Andra Emmons, and John Hampton. The Delaware County Sports Times was established by Mansfield in 1982 and covered high school, college, and local club and intramural sporting events throughout Delaware County, Indiana. Both The Muncie Weekly News and the Delaware County Sports Times ceased publication in Winter 1983.
3.1 Cubic Feet (7 boxes)
Language of Materials
Arranged in the following series:
Series 1: The Muncie Weekly News newspapers, 1975-1982
Series 2: Delaware County Sports Times newspapers, 1982
Series 3: Jem-Sue Publications, Inc. records and photographs, 1961-1983
This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Joe E. Mansfield on 2015/10/19.
No further additions are expected.
Collection processing completed 2015/11/19 by Brandon Pieczko. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/13 by Brandon Pieczko.
Genre / Form
- Delaware County (Ind.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
- Muncie (Ind.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
- Muncie (Ind.) -- Photographs -- 20th century -- Sources
- The Muncie Weekly News and Delaware County Sports Times collection
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository
Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA