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Middletown Studies student papers

Identifier: MSC-006

Scope and Contents

This collection includes papers, theses, and dissertations from students at various Universities throughout the USA regarding the Middletown studies and Muncie, Indiana. The publication dates range from 1938 to 1989.


  • Creation: 1938 - 1989

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Ball State University Libraries make every reasonable effort to provide accurate information regarding the copyright status of materials held by Archives and Special Collections. Patrons may scan items or request a reproduction of one or more items in the collection; however, it is the responsibility of the patron to evaluate whether or not the intended use complies with copyright law.


1.2 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

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Materials arranged alphabetically by surname.


Further additions are expected.

Related Materials

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

MSC 001: Middletown III Surveys

MSC 002: Black Middletown Surveys

MSC 003: Middletown Area Study Surveys

MSC 004: Middletown Articles and Writings

MSC 005: Middletown Studies Bibliographies

MSC 007: Working in Middletown Interviews and Transcripts

MSC 012: Middletown Studies Collection Unpublished Writings

MSC 014: Middletown III Working Papers

MSC 019: Middletown III U-matic Tapes

MSC 022: Middletown III Papers

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:

MSC.001: Middletown III surveys, 1976-1979

MSC.002: Black Middletown surveys, 1970s

MSC.003: Middletown Area Study surveys, 1978-2004

MSC.004: Middletown articles and writings, 1929-present

MSC.005: Middletown Studies bibliographies, 1929-1990

MSC.007: Working in Middletown interviews and transcripts, 1969-1980

MSC.008: Indiana Oral History Project transcripts, 1969-1980

MSC.009: Middletown Studies newspaper clippings, 1920-1991

MSC.010: First Measured Century oral history transcripts, 2000

MSC.011: Bureau of Business Research reports, 1973-1974

MSC.012: Middletown Studies Collection unpublished writings, 1922-1990

MSC.013: Lynd correspondence and papers, 1922-1982

MSC.014: Middletown III working papers, 1970s

MSC.015: C. Warren Vander Hill project files and papers, 1924-1999

MSC.016: Middletown Exhibit photographs, 1900-1940s

MSC.017: My Grandfather's Middletown slide presentation, 1982

MSC.018: Lynn Perrigo papers, 0921-1992

MSC.019: Middletown III u-matic tapes, 1980

MSC.020: Middletown Studies magnetic tapes, 1980

MSC.022: Middletown III papers, 1921-1922

MSC.023: Middletown Film Series ephemera, 1979

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2009/11/11 by Jennifer Morrill. Finding aid created 2009/11/11 by Jennifer Morrill. EAD finding aid completed 2010/01/21 by Maren L. Read.

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Repository Details

Part of the Middletown Studies Collection Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana USA