Robert Vandevender collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains papers and photographs from Robert L. Vandevender II ranging from 1933 to 1993 and includes photographs of Hartford City Civil War Days, the Vandevender family, house renovations, and Muncie Police badges; digital photographs of Blaine Elementary School's 1940 kindergarten class (students named include Evelyn Matthews, Anglin Vandevender, Richard and Harold Stanley, Cecil Alfront, and Margaret Kennedy); and digitized materials from a 1975 Independent Order of Odd Fellows banquet honoring Robert Lee Vandevender.
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.
0.1 Cubic Feet (2 folders; digital files (18.5MB))
Language of Materials
Arranged in the following series:
Series 1: Photographs, 1933-1993
Series 2: Digital records, 1940, 1975
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Digital file formats include JPEG (.JPG), Microsoft Office Open XML Document (.DOCX), and Adobe Portable Document Format (.PDF)..
This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation.
No further additions are expected.
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital reproductions of photographs are available electronically in the Ball State University Digital Media Repository:
- Blackford County (Ind.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Elementary schools Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Houses and homes Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Muncie (Ind.) -- Photographs -- 20th century -- Sources Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Programs Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Robert Vandevender collection
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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