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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

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

George R. Dale papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-045
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence from 1924-1934, including a warning from the Ku Klux Klan in 1923, printed material from the Ku Klux Klan, newspaper clippings, and a scrapbook from the Dale family covering the life of George R. Dale through his battles with the Ku Klux Klan and the United States federal and state court systems.

Dates: 1922-2011

Grace Arthur scrapbook

 Collection
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

History of Beech Grove Cemetery Immersive Learning Project records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-D-005
Scope and Contents This collection contains born-digital files created as part of an immersive learning project on the history of Beech Grove Cemetery taught by Professor Ron Morris in Spring and Fall 2015. Students enrolled in the course created a website that provides visitors to Beech Grove Cemetery with information about local persons interred in the cemetery. The students also produced a book documenting stories about people buried in the cemetery.Files include edited and unedited versions of...
Dates: 2015 - 2015

Human Relations Council of Delaware County, Indiana records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-109
Scope and Contents

This collection includes early correspondence, organizational records, membership records, the constitution and by-laws, and information on the Muncie Human Rights Commision from the Human Relations Council in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1962 to 1984 regarding the organization`s activities.

Dates: 1962-1984

Indian Reserves collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-011
Scope and Contents

This collection includes an article by Dolores M. Lahrman and Ross S. Johnson describing Indian landholdings in Delaware County and subsequent claims filed in regard to sale of those lands. It also provides an overview for the rest of the collection, which consists primarily of supporting documentation in the form of photocopies of records held at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC.

Dates: 1832-1975

J. H. Wysor Estate, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-047
Scope and Contents

This collection includes treasurer`s reports, minutes, account books, daybooks, receipts, account files, legal documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, and drawing plans from J. H. Wysor Estate Inc. in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1905 to 1972 regarding the company and its activities.

Dates: 1905-1972

J. Roberts Dailey papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-154
Scope and Contents

This collection includes campaign materials, correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, state election board reports, items from President Reagan's 1982 visit to the Indiana General Assembly, photographs, and other materials from J. Roberts Dailey in Indiana ranging from 1949 to 1992 regarding his political career as a legislator and speaker in the Indiana House of Representatives.

Dates: 1949-1992

James Patrick Carey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-132
Scope and Contents

This collection includes news articles, correspondence, and other materials from Muncie newspapers and citizens ranging from 1957 to 1992 regarding the law enforcement and political career of James Patrick Carey.

Dates: 1957-2006

John and William Golliver WWI postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-D-001
Scope and Contents This collection includes digital images of 56 postcards collected and sent home by William “Happy” Golliver of Muncie, Indiana during his service in World War I. Several of the postcards were sent to William’s brother John Golliver, both during and after the war. The images on the postcards range from 1913-1919; span multiple countries including the United States, France, and Germany; and depict both calm and violent scenes of WWI Europe, American military training, and symbols of American...
Dates: 1914-1919

John Hardacre transportation history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-250
Scope and Contents

This collection includes documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and artifacts ranging from 1944 to 1997 regarding transporation history in Muncie and the State of Indiana. The bulk of the collection focuses on bus transportation. One file of note contains an article about journalist and news anchor Jim Lehrer's transporation collection, and included with the article is a personal, handwritten note from Lehrer to John Hardacre.

Dates: 1941-1997

John K. "Jack" Carmichael papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-227
Scope and Contents This collection includes the correspondence, and diaries of John K. Carmichael, Jr., documenting his careers in the Air Force, education, politics and Ball Corporation as well as his involvement in religious and social organizations. Also included are scrapbooks documenting his time as Administrative Assistant to U.S. Congressman Ralph Harvey and Delaware County Clerk from 1958-1966, and his educational career from elementary school through college. P.074 includes photographs of his...
Dates: 1892 - 2007

John Nelson Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-100
Scope and Contents

This collection is divided into three series: account books, which contains Dr. Bell’s financial dealings, including payment from patients and money paid out for supplies; daybooks, which gives names of patients, reason for doctor's visit and charge for services; PSC.113 contains two picture postcards, one of Dr. Bell and one of Dr. Bell and his daughter.

Dates: 1887-1922

Jones Cemetery Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-104
Scope and Contents

This collection includes minutes, account books, cemetery lot deeds, burial permits, and ledgers from Jones Cemetery Association in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1904 to 1985 regarding the company and its activities.

Dates: 1904-1985

L.A. Pittenger family papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-364
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a newspaper article, an honorary degree, family reunion invitations, and photographs from the family of L.A. Pittenger in Muncie, Indiana ranging from circa 1890 to 1965.

Dates: circa 1890-1965

League of Women Voters records and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-068
Scope and Contents

This collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, news clippings, publications, and other materials from the League of Women Voters of Muncie in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1957 to 1989 regarding the establishment of the Muncie league and its activities, and State of Indiana and National League of Women Voters events and activities.

Dates: 1957-1989

Maps of Muncie slide collection

 Collection — Object: S.006
Identifier: S-006
Scope and Contents

This collection includes slides of Muncie maps.

Dates: undated

Mary Martha Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-005
Scope and Contents

This collection includes newspaper clippings, yearbooks, minutes, program activities, treasurer`s reports, photographs, and correspondence from the Mary Martha Club in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1881 to 1977 regarding the group and its activities.

Dates: 1891-1977

Mayor Paul Cooley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-191
Scope and Contents

This collection includes subject files, calendars, newsletters, other publications, maps, photographs, an audio recording, and a video recording from Mayor Paul J. Cooley in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1883 to 1995 regarding Cooley's mayoral administration, and Cooley's other political and professional activities.

Dates: 1883-1995; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1976

McCormick Brothers Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-218
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, business records, family genealogical papers, product blueprints and drawings, trade publications, and other materials from the McCormick Brothers Company in Albany, Indiana ranging from 1819 to 1990 regarding company history and business transactions, and McCormick family history, photographs and negatives. These records and graphic materials were used for Griner's book The McCormicks of Albany.

Dates: 1819-1990

Meridian Services, Inc. records and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-246
Scope and Contents

This collection includes annual reports, grants records, newspaper clippings, newsletters, artifacts, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, slides, an audio tape, and a video recording from Meridian Services, Inc. in Delaware, Henry, and Jay counties, Indiana ranging from 1961-2006 regarding the history and administration of the mental health center.

Dates: 1961-2006

Muncie Art Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-130
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, meeting agendas, lists of board members, board minutes, treasurer's report, committee records, exhibition programs, and other records of the Muncie Art Association ranging from 1907 through 1976.

Dates: 1907-1976

Muncie Board of Education monographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-085
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a series of monographs on manufacturers, utility companies, and local life in Muncie, Indiana. The monographs were published between 1938 and 1939 by the Muncie Board of Education for use in junior high schools.

Dates: 1938 - 1939

Muncie Business and Professional Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-164
Scope and Contents

The collection includes meeting minutes and other records, several brief histories done in various years as well as a longer history written in 1962, a record on individual club members’ contributions to the war effort during WWII, and scrapbooks chronicling the club’s community activities, meetings, and conferences from 1929 through 1972.

Dates: 1919-1975

Muncie Central High School collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-237
Dates: 1886-1999, 2008

Muncie Central High School versus Milan High School basketball game newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-235
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of newspaper clippings regarding the famous game from the Muncie Star, the Indianapolis Star, and the Indianapolis News.

Dates: 1954

Muncie Community Development Office records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-273
Scope and Contents

This collection includes plans and reports from the Muncie Community Development Office in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1954 to 1989 regarding local schools, parks, the central business district and recreational facilities, public services, traffic studies, economic inventories and prospects, and guidelines for progress.

Dates: 1954-1989