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Mary Alice Lanning U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum collection

Identifier: SPEC-093

Scope and Contents

This collection includes calendars, newspaper clippings, cards, newsletters, and promotional materials from Mary Alice Lanning in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1978 to 2014 regarding the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Holocaust history.


  • 1978, 1993-2015

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.

Administrative History

Established April 22, 1993 the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) in Washington, DC provides visitors and researchers with documentation, studies, and interpretations of Holocaust history. Through photographs, archival records, audio and video recordings, and artifacts, the museum pays tribute to the victims of the Holocaust by showing visitors the reality of daily life under Nazi rule.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum holds 1,193 collections and 8,884 archival collections including the Benjamin B. Ferencz papers, Anne Frank's history, the Oral History Project (containing 64,098 oral history testimonies), and the Film and Video Archive.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 box)

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This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Mary Alice Lanning on 2014/04/10. Addition received on 2015/08/13 from Mary Alice Lanning.

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:

PSC.338: Don Jean Lanning Dachau Concentration Camp photographs and clippings

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/05/15 by Kasey Mock. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/15 by Rebecca Marangelli. EAD finding aid revised 2014/05/15 by Brandon Pieczko. Addition processed and EAD finding aid revised by Lindsey M. Vesperry on 2015/08/14.

Mary Alice Lanning U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 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