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Historic newspapers collection

Identifier: SPEC-065

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of historic newspapers from Muncie, Indiana, the United States and England ranging from 1700 to 1963.


  • Creation: 1700 - 1993

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.


.6 Cubic Feet

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Arranged by location and then alphabetically.

Custodial History

Items in this collection were acquired through multiple accessions from multiple donors. Some of the newspapers were collected and added by Archives and Special Collections staff.

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:

SPEC.064: Nickerson newspaper collection

SPEC.073: Misiewicz newspaper collection

Genre / Form

Historic newspapers collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA