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Richard A. Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-001
Scope and Contents

The collection includes all of Richard A. "Dick" Greene's "Our Neighborhood" newspaper articles, which appeared in the Muncie Star from 1945 to 1983. It also contains history files of items sent to Greene while he worked at the Muncie Star. Finally, there is a personal file with Greene's biographical information.

Dates: 1837 - 1989

Riverside City and Normal City, Indiana: Studies in the History of Two Suburbs Project records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-074
Scope and Contents

The collection contains detailed reports on community, social clubs, businesses, transportation, architecture, population, public utilities, laws, neighborhoods, and houses in Riverside City and Normal City.

Dates: 1973-1977

Riverside Culture Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-062
Scope and Contents The collection includes material pertaining to the club's activities and involvement with the Muncie community. Letters, treasurer's reports, news clippings, photographs, and pamphlets provide information about the club from the date of its founding in 1902 through 1975. Certificates, such as those for community improvement and for support of the General Federation of Women's Clubs' CARE program, indicate some of the club's civic contributions. Financial statements and records, as well as...
Dates: 1907-1975

Riverside United Methodist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-205
Scope and Contents

This collection includes directories, scrapbooks, building plans, postcards, publications, certificates, news clippings, programs, photographs, artifacts, audio recordings, and video recordings from Riverside United Methodist Church in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1902 to 2003 regarding the church's history, the congregation, and church activities and events.

Dates: 1902-2003

Robert Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-271
Scope and Contents The Robert Cunningham papers consists of records documenting the personal and professional life of Robert G. Cunningham, Sr. of Muncie, Indiana ranging from circa 1890-2005. Materials in this collection include records from the City of Muncie Office of the Mayor created during Cunningham's tenure as mayor, political campaign materials, local newspaper clippings, scrapbooks from Cunningham's political and personal life, original and printed cartoons drawn by Cunningham, and local history...
Dates: circa 1890-2005

Robert D. Snider Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Local 19 collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-134
Scope and Contents

The collection includes the Robert D. Snider's papers including his daybooks, correspondence, memos, and records. Proceedings of the Indiana State Masonry conferences (1960-1978), yearbooks (1970-1982) and the constitution and by-laws of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen-Local 19 of Indiana of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen AFL-CIO Jurisdiction are also included.

Dates: 1960-1985

Round Table Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-173
Scope and Contents

This collection includes constitution and by-laws, meeting minutes, programs, reports, and scrapbooks from the Roundtable Club in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1900 to 1997 regarding the club and its activities.

Dates: 1900-1997

Ryan-Stradling-Shirey-Puntenney-Tuhey families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-127
Scope and Contents

The collection of family history contains newspaper clippings, funeral notices, a Ryan family publication, a genealogy of the Stradling family, correspondence, and photographs. Most notably, this collection contains the Civil War letters of John D. Stradling, and the personal papers of J. C. Ryan documenting Muncie businesses and relief work in Trebizond, Turkey.

Dates: 1853-1914

Sandra Barnard Marshall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-314
Scope and Contents

This collection includes manuscripts, computer disks, notes, and correspondence from Sandra Barnard Marshall ranging from 1998 to 2009 regarding her writings, especially Life, Love, and Tragedy in a Small Town.

Dates: 1998-2009

Shirley Puckett Sheperd papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-298
Scope and Contents

This collection contains personal correspondence, magazines and news clippings, personal photographs, an unpublished manuscript, and other materials created by or relating to Shirley Puckett Sheperd of Muncie, Indiana for the years 1941-1995. It also three photographs of Shepard as a child: one oversized photograph and two digital photographs.

Dates: 1941 - 1995

Sneath Glass Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-337
Scope and Contents

This collection includes administrative records, financial records, glass formula records and other materials from The Sneath Glass Company in Hartford City, Indiana ranging from 1894 to 2000 regarding the business and production of glass, and a historical account of the company.

Dates: 1852-2000

Sparks Family Association correspondence and newsletters

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Identifier: MSS-286
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence and newsletters from the Sparks Family Association ranging from 1953 to 2008 regarding family history and genealogy.

The collection consists of two series. The first series is correspondence between Jack Carmichael and a number of other members of the SFA, primarily Russell Bidlock. The second series consists of publications series includes volumes I through XVIII of The Sparks Quarterly, spanning from March 1953 to December 1970.

Dates: 1953-2008

Star Soccer Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-313
Scope and Contents

This collection includes documents, correspondence, Board of Director meeting minutes, maps, and newspaper clippings from the Star Soccer Club in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1991 to 2002 regarding the club`s history and activities.

Dates: 1991-2002

The Morning News newspaper

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-355
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one bound volume of issues of The Morning News newspaper published in Muncie, Indiana from January to June 1894.

Dates: 1894 Jan.-June

The Muncie Weekly News and Delaware County Sports Times collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-358
Scope and Contents

This collection includes newspapers, photographs, and other records ranging from 1961 to 1983 for the weekly newspapers The Muncie Weekly News (1975-1982) and the Delaware County Sports Times (1982). Both newspapers were published by Joe E. Manfield in Muncie, Indiana under the corporate name Jem-Sue Publications, Inc.

Dates: 1961-1983; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1982

Thomas Jefferson Bowles family papers

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Identifier: MSS-097
Scope and Contents This collection includes notebooks, scrapbooks and other material related to the life, work, social activity, and political activity of Thomas Jefferson Bowles during his time in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1886 to 1924. The notebooks and scrapbooks in this collection contain notes and speech manuscripts documenting his involvement in the Indiana Rationalists Association, interest in the National Liberal Party, and thoughts and remarks on a wide variety of other subjects including...
Dates: 1836-1984

Thomas L. Ryan diary, 1886

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-087
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a photocopy of the diary written by Thomas Ryan in 1886. Ryan wrote in the diary every day. He recorded the weather, events at school, activities with friends, trips to the library and around town, chores and projects, and special events. The diary also contains an account of his expenses for the year.

Dates: 1886

Thomas Neely diaries

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Identifier: MSS-105
Scope and Contents Thomas Neely began keeping a diary on January 1, 1860, and continued to make regular entries with few interruptions for almost 42 years. When his sight began to fail in 1897, his daughter Jennie continued making entries until his death until 1901. The collection contains five volumes of Thomas Neely’s diaries, dating from April 1867 to August 20, 1901. Each contains entries chronicling local happenings as well as Muncie’s response to national events. The whereabouts of the first volume...
Dates: 1867-1901

UAW-CIO, Local 287 records and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-165
Scope and Contents This collection includes records of the UAW-CIO, Local 287 and national UAW publications. The Local 287 records include the original charter (1936), agreements between UAW-CIO Local 287 and BorgWarner (1938-1986), constitution and by-laws (1942-1986), brochures related to pensions and benefits (1961-1980), a history of the Local (1978), minutes (1937-1985), and the Labor Beacon newspaper (1952-2000). The national records include proceedings from national conventions, reports from UAW...
Dates: 1935 - 2015

UAW-CIO, Local 499 records and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-248
Scope and Contents

This collection includes papers, books, newsletters and newspaper clippings relating to the AFL-CIO, GM-UAW, UAW-CIO, and Local 499 in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1940-2005.

Dates: 1937 - 2005

Velma Floyd papers

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Identifier: MSS-198
Scope and Contents

This collection contains specifications, architectural drawings, plumbing fixture information, hand-written notes regarding construction for a house located at 2008 W. Berwyn in Muncie. This collection also contains correspondence with Dorothy Helmer and the architect's office.

Dates: 1952-1953

Violet Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-077
Scope and Contents

The collection has letters, minutes of meetings, 1919 to 1968, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks, 1951-1974.

A separate series, PSC 86, has 39 pictures of Violet Club members.

Dates: 1919-1974

Visiting Nurses Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-123
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of meeting minutes and reports (1916-1993). It also contains memorials, manuals with a history and by-laws.

Dates: 1916-1995

Warner Gear Division collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-178
Scope and Contents

This collection includes brochures, organization charts, personnel records, advertisements, publications, and historical records from Borg-Warner Corporation, Warner Gear Division in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1918 to 1992 regarding the organization structure, personnel, and history of Warner Gear Division.

Dates: 1918-1992

Wesley Foundation Chain Gang minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-163
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a book of Wesley Foundation Chain Gang meeting minutes from 1935-1995.

Dates: 1935-1995

Westwood Neighborhood research files and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-224
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopied materials from newspapers and general histories as well as histories of each lot in the Westwood community, and spans the years 1924-1999. Also included in the collection is the Editing Copy of Westwood: A 75 Year History, along with editing notes and book promotion materials. PSC 273 contains photographs of Westwood houses. V 224 is a taped interview with Bill Spurgeon.

Dates: 1900-2002

White River Water Garden Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-335
Scope and Contents

This collection includes documents from The White River Water Garden Society in Muncie, Indiana ranging from July 1998 to July 2010.

Dates: 1998-2010

Wiley W. Spurgeon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-211
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles and columns by Wiley W. Spurgeon, divided by date and also by subject (copies may be duplicated in each category), his research subject files, correspondence, and historical materials given to him from Delaware county residents. The OVB collection includes a ledger from Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, the manuscripts of stories written by Sylvester W. Heath, and maps of Muncie and Delaware County, as well as newspapers and posters. The photograph...
Dates: 1857-2001

William A. Sutton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-028
Scope and Contents

This collection includes documents, photographs, slides and an interview from William A. Sutton in Muncie ranging from 1913 to 1985 regarding Sutton's work with the local government, and in religious and secular community organizations.

Dates: 1913-1985

William H. Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-122
Scope and Contents

The collection primarily consists of letters to William H. Williams (1921-1928). It also contains Williams' obituary, notifications of appointment to the Railway Mail Service (1902), a notice of eligibility to the U.S. Civil Service Commission (1902), and a program from the Annual Reunion of the 19th Indiana Volunteers (1921).

Dates: 1902-1907