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Delta Sigma Sorority records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-209
Scope and Contents

The records include material documenting both the philanthropic and social activities of the Indiana Alpha chapter and the national organization. Records include the constitution, by-laws, membership rosters, programs, minutes and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1910-1990

Dennis Kramer Royerton Sewer System collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-252
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials related to the planning and implementation of the Royerton sewer system. Included is a map of observed drain pipes before construction of a new system, a feasibility study, public meeting information and notes and many news clippings from local papers.

Dates: 1988-1998

Don Blair collection on Prisoner of War Branch Camps in Indiana

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-170
Scope and Contents

The content of the two folders consist of Don Blair's recollection of his time spent as a guard in Branch Camp number four here in Indiana, where he supervised German prisoners of war working in a factory. The photocopies within the folders are transcripts of Blair's interview, minutes from meetings and accounting paper from the War Department.

Dates: 1945-1991

Dr. Charles Alvey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-204
Scope and Contents

This collection includes documentation of Dr. Alvey’s involvement in the YMCA Bible Study Program, Muncie Central High School, Ball State University, the city of Muncie, Indiana, and Hazelwood Christian Church from Dr. Charles Alvey in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1978 regarding his affiliations and activities.

Dates: 1907-1978

Dr. George Jones Leighton Ford Crusade collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-228
Scope and Contents

This collection includes records related to the organization, activities, finances, and promotion of the Crusade from Ball State University faculty member, Dr. George Jones in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1980 to 1981 regarding his activity with the Leighton Ford Crusade organization.

Dates: 1980-1981

Dr. Lall G. Montgomery papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-148
Scope and Contents

This collection contains publications written by Dr. Montgomery, as well as research done by him and information on Nellie G. Brown, an influential nurse and nursing instructor in Indiana healthcare.

Dates: 1929-1970

Dwight Hoover manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-195
Scope and Contents

This collection includes two versions of Automobility in Muncie. The difference between the two lies in the order of the final three chapters. In addition, the collection contains an extra copy of the last three chapters of the second version; the pagination indicates that these chapters do not belong to the first version. The collection also includes a copy of Dr. Hoover`s curriculum vita updated to 1996.

Dates: 1993-1996

East Central Neighborhood Association records

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Identifier: MSS-079
Scope and Contents

The collection includes records materials related to the business and activities of the East Central Neighborhood Association. Included are guides to the Old Washington Street Festival (1979 and 1980) and the festival's Walking Tour guides (1977-1986). Additionally, the collection includes papers creating the Emily Kimbrough Historic District, a study of the neighborhood, and minutes of the Board of Directors meetings from 1989 and 1990.

Dates: 1977 - 1990

Elizabeth Brooker Delaware County history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-018
Scope and Contents

This collection includes programs, directories, lists, pamphlets, and photographs of razed homes and businesses as well as publications from high schools and founding members from Psi Iota Xi sorority from Elizabeth Brooker in Delaware County ranging from 1881 to 1973 regarding Mrs. Brooker and her activities.

Dates: 1881-1973

Emily Kimbrough papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-061
Scope and Contents This collection focuses on the literary works of Emily Kimbrough and includes typescripts of her novels along with copies of her numerous articles. Also included are honorary degrees awarded to her by Indiana University and Ball State University in 1973.The collection also contains twenty-five drawings from the novels Now and Then (1972) and Time Enough (1974), It also contains oversize family photos, a photo of Kimbrough Hardware Co., and Sterling Cash grocery. Finally, R 26,...
Dates: 1876-1991

Ernest Parkison education collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-031
Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection relate to Cowan High School and Muncie High School, local glass industries, and Muncie and Delaware County businesses and activities ranging from 1886-1979.

Dates: 1886-1979

Eva Boland collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-311
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, ephemera, and photographs from Eva Boland in Muncie, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1920 regarding her family and activities.

Dates: circa 1900-1920

Everett and Parke families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-007
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a history of the Parke family (1967), bills and receipts (1891-1967), postcards and advertisements (undated), newspaper clippings (1936-1965), and artifacts from the Parke and Everett families of Muncie, Indiana.

Dates: 1891 - 1972

First Baptist Church, Muncie, Indiana records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-081
Scope and Contents This collection contains organizational records from the First Baptist Church of Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1859 to 2014. The paper portion of collection primarily consists of photocopies of original volumes that were retained by the church. The photocopies are organized by volume, as they appear in the original records, and include correspondence, annual reports, membership records, board meeting minutes and reports, women's department records, church histories, newsletters, directories,...
Dates: 1859-2014

Fran Parkison library curriculum collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-247
Scope and Contents The collection contains a 35-week library curriculum, as well as sample lesson plans for kindergarten through sixth grades. Teaching tools on such library topics as the Dewey Decimal system, alphabetical ordering, parts of a book, and fiction and nonfiction books are also in the collection. Teaching resources provide information on discipline, objectives and competencies, and the importance of reading to a child. As well as teaching information, Parkison also included ideas and samples of...
Dates: 1961 - 1997

Fraternal Orders collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-010
Scope and Contents

The collection includes pamphlets, clippings, and other documents related to the formation of the following local lodges: the Masons, the Knights of Pythias, the Odd Fellows, and the Redmen.

Dates: 1846-1976

Fred Graham circus collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-232
Scope and Contents

The Fred Graham Circus Research Collection contains a variety of circus-related materials including papers, advertisements, book materials, various publications, research material correspondence, genealogical work, membership information, postcards, show materials, programs, tickets/ticket stubs, Wait for the Muncie Boys, yearbooks, oversize material, photographs, and photograph negatives.

Dates: 1811 - 2001

Frederick Durman papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-151
Scope and Contents This manuscript collection consists of some records of the Central Indiana Gas Company from 1916-1933 as well as postcards and publications from Muncie in the early part of the 20th century.The Frederick Durman Photo Collection mainly consists of the photographs that pertain to the Central Indiana Gas Company, the Indiana Gas Company and to bands – military bands and Collins Boys Band. Some of the remaining photographs are of the Joseph A. Goddard Company (where his father,...
Dates: 1906-1933

Frederick Putnam diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-002
Scope and Contents

The collection includes the 13 volume diary of Frederick Putnam, dating from May 1846 to January 1900. The diaries contain Putnam’s reflections and observations of various events that occurred during his life as a resident of Muncie. Also included are transcriptions of the diaries dated 1846 to 1883 and photocopies of the diaries dated 1883 to 1900.

Dates: 1846-1900

From Distant Shores: The Heritage of Muncie's Families research files

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-241
Scope and Contents

This collection includes evaluation forms, project research, publicity documents and questionnaires from the Muncie Public Library ranging from 1981 to 1986 regarding From Distant Shores: The Heritage of Muncie's Families.

Dates: 1981-1988

Gene McCreery collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-303
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records ranging from 1790 to 2009 documenting the personal and professional life of Dr. Gene Sharp McCreery of Harrison Township, Delaware County, Indiana. Records include personal documents (transcripts, certificates and diplomas, land deeds, membership cards, daily planners, yearbooks, greeting cards, and correspondence); international records documenting McCreery’s humanitarian work in various countries (program administrative records, foreign language study...
Dates: 1790-2009

General William Harrison Kemper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-020
Scope and Contents

This collection includes scrapbooks, correspondence, diaries, publications, newspaper clippings and speeches by Dr. Kemper from 1859-1927. The scrapbooks include information on Dr. Kemper’s travels, including trips to Egypt and Europe, from 1905 to 1913. The correspondence series includes letters between Dr. Kemper and Hattie Kemper during and after the Civil War, from 1859 to 1875.

Dates: 1859-1927

George H. Koons papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-025
Scope and Contents

This collection includes personal and business correspondence, Muncie Board of Public Safety documents, a city ordinance regarding jitney busses, and miscellaneous material from George H. Koons in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1904 to 1926 regarding his activities.

Dates: 1904-1926

Gibson, Gumpp, and Younce families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-135
Scope and Contents

The collection seems to be mostly the papers of Taylor Gibson and his work as township trustee. It includes a brief journal, a teacher's contract book and a series of warranty deeds, mortgage and marriage contracts, dated 1868-1906.

Dates: 1868-1921

Gilbert and Andrews family papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-257
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an extensive family tree, three nineteenth-century land deeds, a tax letter on Andrews business letterhead, an 1893 list of soldiers buried in Beech Grove Cemetery, and a funeral bill. Related photographs are in PSC 39 and PSC 177.

Dates: 1833-1994

Grace Arthur scrapbook

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Identifier: MSS-193
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a school scrapbook from Grace Arthur in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1926 to 1932 regarding her school activities.

Dates: 1926-1932

H. Earl Browning family papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-147
Scope and Contents

This collection includes the papers, photographs and negatives from the H. Earl Browning family in Muncie, IN ranging from 1920 to 1976 regarding family correspondence, war records, financial records, personal documents, photographs and negatives.

Dates: 1920-1976

Herbert L. Garrard papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-073
Scope and Contents The collection contains brochures, programs, postcards, and publications from 1879 to 1955. Included among these are commencement programs for Muncie and Royerton High Schools, Royerton High School play programs, the Hamilton Township area, a brochure for the Farmers' Institute (1894), a funeral notice, and a copy of the book entitled, Through the Years: A History of Gaston. P.023 contains photographs of the Garrard family, Garrard School, which...
Dates: 1879-1955

Hillcroft Services Incorporated records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-186
Scope and Contents

This collection mainly contains Board of Directors minutes, pamphlets, correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, scrapbooks, and policies. Additional photos, negatives, film, and display boards are included in related collections listed in this finding aid.

Dates: 1952-2009

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-331
Scope and Contents

This collection includes two photocopied ledgers, including information about the baptism of infants (1929-2002), records of confirmation (1944-1965), membership records (1889-2002), pastors (1929-1988), constitution (1925), and marriage, communion, and confirmation records (1929-2002) from the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1889 to 2002.

Dates: 1889-2002