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Clay Adra Ball papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-051
Scope and Contents The collection contains various materials about the life of Dr. Clay Adra Ball. The first series, probably put together by his son, Dr. Phil Ball, includes Dr. Clay’s account book, 1959-1969, his birth certificate, correspondence, organizational memberships and his will, written in 1975. The series also contains magazines articles and newspaper clippings about Dr. Clay Ball.The collection also includes photographs of Dr. Ball and his office, as well as images of various medical...
Dates: 1877-1980

Everett and Parke families papers

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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

Gene McCreery collection

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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

Larry and Sonja Rees Muncie Civic Theatre collection

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Identifier: MSS-327
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings and general publicity collected by Larry and Sonja Rees regarding plays performed by the the new Muncie Civic Theatre in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1960 to 2009 regarding the Young Actors Workshop.

Dates: circa 1950-2009

Leonidas A. Guthrie papers and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-024
Scope and Contents The collection contains notes on Guthrie's clients, cases, juries, and other legal files dating from 1917 to 1964. It also includes manuscripts written by Guthrie on judges and lawyers in Delaware County, newspaper clippings, speeches, wills, a scrapbook, Knights of Pythias records (1942- 56), an Optimist Club program (1928), and other miscellaneous materials. See also SC 441 for the Judge’s introduction for Eleanor Roosevelt at the Muncie Fieldhouse, October 25, 1939.A small...
Dates: 1917-1964

Meridian Services, Inc. records and photographs

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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

Ned Griner research files for Gas Boom Society

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Identifier: MSS-261
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Ned Griner’s research materials for his book, Gas Boom Society. The bulk of the files are copies of news clippings from the late 1800s on a variety of topics. The majority of the clippings are from Muncie newspapers. Also included in the collection are correspondence from Marsh/Ryan family members to Griner and correspondence from Emily Kimbrough to Griner. There are two rough drafts of chapters from the book on Sports and the Holidays.

Dates: 1880-1986

Osborn and Bussell families papers

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Identifier: MSS-139
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, teacher's contracts, financial records, photographs, and other records for the Osborn and Bussell families of Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1922-1992.

Dates: 1922-1992

Shirley Puckett Sheperd papers and photographs

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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

William "Jack" Spears Boy Scouts of America records and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-291
Scope and Contents This collection includes scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, badges and other artifacts documenting the history of the boy scouts in Delaware County, Indiana from 1913-2003. The scrapbooks were compiled by the donor and collector, William “Jack” Spears, from his personal collection and from documents, photographs, and artifacts given to him. There are scrapbooks for important leaders of the Boy Scouts and Camp Redwing, including as well as scrapbooks on the history of Camp Redwing and...
Dates: 1913-2003