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Beech Grove Cemetery postcards and Board of Trustees report

Identifier: MSS-D-004

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of digital surrogates of 41 postcards (circa 1905-1916) featuring images of Beech Grove Cemetery in Muncie, Indiana and a 1906 report from the Beech Grove Cemetery Board of Trustees. Also included is an undated postcard for the Gardens of Memory cemetery. Several of the postcards were printed by the Galion View Company of Galion, Ohio, which created one of the largest series of postcards of Muncie featuring nearly one hundred views of various buildings and locations throughout the city.


  • Creation: circa 1905-1916

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 (Digital files only (11.9 GB))

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Digital file formats include JPEG (.JPG), Adobe Portable Document Format (.PDF), and Tagged Image File Format (.TIF)

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as donation by Jeff Koenker on 2015/09/03.


No further additions are expected.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original materials were digitized and returned to the donor.

Related Archival Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie IN:

MSS.256: Beech Grove Cemetery abstracts of title

SC.154: Beech Grove Cemetery Heritage Day collection

SC.473: Soldiers Buried in Beech Grove Cemetery list

SC.732: Delaware County Historical Alliance Beech Grove Cemetery project records

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/09/04 by Brandon Pieczko. EAD finding aid created 2015/09/04 by Brandon Pieczko.

Beech Grove Cemetery postcards and Board of Trustees report
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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