The X-Ray newspaper collection
Scope and Contents
This collection includes issues of the The X-Ray newspaper ranging in date from 1937 to 1950.The newspaper was published weekly in Muncie, Indiana by Courtland Asher.
- Creation: 1937 - 1950
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 X-Ray newspaper was a weekly, far-right publication produced in Muncie, Indiana between 1937 and 1950 by Courtland Madison Asher. The content of the newspaper included "anti-Semitic, anti-New Deal, anti-communism and pro-isolationist positions."
Source: Yeager, Florence. "Bracken Given 'X-Ray' Issues Collection" Muncie Star, Oct. 12, 1980, pg. section c, 14.
0.5 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged chronologically by volume first and number second.
Approximately 119-122 issues of the newspaper was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation by the Dr. M. Rosenberg of the Ball State University Department of History on August 1, 1980. A Muncie Star article, dated Oct. 1, 1980, states that the collectors of these issues were Professor of History Bert Anson, Professor of History Althea Stoeckel, and Professor of Criminal Justice and Corrections Lester Hewitt.
The microfilm reels are copies that were donated to Archives and Special Collections in 1981 by Ball State Alumnus Edwin L. Andrews, Ed.D.
No further additions are expected.
Genre / Form
- The X-Ray newspaper 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