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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

Hayashi Steinbeck collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPEC-012
Scope and Contents The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Dr. Tetsumaro Hayashi ranging in date from circa 1940 to 2009. Records include personal correspondence with friends, family, colleagues, and other Steinbeck scholars; both published and unpublished manuscripts; various accumulated professional and administrative papers; records from professional organizations and services, including the Steinbeck Society of America and the Steinbeck Quarterly...
Dates: circa 1940-2009

Indiana Renaissance Fair records and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-157
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a wide range of materials and includes programs, evaluations, applications, budget information, sketches, news clippings, and many other items of the Renaissance Fair Committee. The collection concentrates on the 1978, 1979, and 1980 fairs, but also includes other materials through 1986. This collection was donated by Patricia Schaefer, who served as general chairwoman for the first two fairs, and Cassie Bolander.A separate photograph series contains...
Dates: 1978-1986

International Friends of Gethsemane United Methodist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-375
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, meeting notes, newspaper clippings, negatives, photographs, and promotional materials from Gethsemane United Methodist Church in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1995 to 2013 regarding the International Friends of Gethsemane program's promotional dinners and outreach efforts. The collection was donated by church member Donna Bookout and reflect her experiences/work with the program.

Dates: 1994 - 2013

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

Jo Ann M. Gora papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-011
Scope and Contents

This collection includes books, publications, art, photographs, personal and sports artifacts, ephemera, reports, speeches, and audiovisual materials from Dr. Jo Ann Gora ranging from 1976 to 2016 regarding her presidency at Ball State University.

Dates: 1976 - 2016

John Bower and the Healthy House records and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SPEC-061
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, photographs, slides, videos, books, architectural drawings, correspondence, financial records, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, blueprints, manuscripts and scrapbooks from John and Lynn Bower in Bloomington, Indiana ranging from 1975 to 2001 regarding the Healthy House and John Bower`s personal life.Within the Healthy House photographs and slides series, photobooks 1-4 are photographs shot during construction of the Model Healthy House featured in...
Dates: predominantly 1978-2010; undated

John H. Timmerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: SPEC-047
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, documents, photographs, and publications from John H. Timmerman ranging from 1936 to 2002 regarding author John Steinbeck.

Dates: 1983-2009

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

Kibele and Garrard Architectural Records Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DADA-007
Scope and Contents This large and comprehensive collection is from the architectural firm founded by Cuno Kibele in Bluffton, Indiana, which Kibele moved to Muncie and which continued in Muncie under the names Kibele and Garrard, Garrard and Keely, and C. W. Garrard. The collection contains drawings for hundreds of buildings designed by the firm, most of them located in the east central and northeast parts of the state. The great majority of buildings designed by this prolific and locally...
Dates: 1891 - 1975

Leonard Archibald Haines papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SPEC-088
Scope and Contents This collection includes articles, photographs, correspondence, combat records, flight logs, RAF decorations, and other material from Leonard Archibald Haines and his family in Dorset, England ranging from 1934 to 2012 regarding Haines' service in the Royal Air Force, his success during World War II, and his relationships with family and friends.The flight log book contains additional information about Haines' certification (1938/04/21), pictures of Haines and aircraft added by...
Dates: 1920-2012

Lotz family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-347
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence (with transcripts), postcards, genealogy research notes, commencement programs, newspaper clippings, and photographs from the Lotz family in Delaware and Jay Counties ranging from the 1860s to 2008 regarding the history of the Lotz family.

Dates: 1860-2008

Lydia Jane Streib family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-299
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs, scrapbooks, and yearbooks from Lydia Jane Streib in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1888 to 1931 regarding Ball State history yearbooks, Retro yearbooks, Washington D.C. scrapbook, and Streib's personal correspondence.

Dates: 1888, 1922-1934

Marsh and Ryan family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-133
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, business records, certificates, legal documents, genealogy research materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other records ranging from 1816 to 1988 documenting the history of the Marsh and Ryan families of Muncie, Indiana. The collection also includes genealogical research for John Clawson, an ancestor of the Marsh family,and genealogical research for Frances Elizabeth Pace Marsh's family, including documents on the Pace, Peck, Hopkins, and...
Dates: 1816 - 1988

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

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

McRae Club records and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-111
Scope and Contents This collection includes annual programs (1894-2014) and meeting minutes (1904-2009). It also includes the constitution and by-laws, rosters (1918-1958), correspondence, newspaper clippings (1904-2007), and financial records (1998-2008). There are also two woodcuts of founder Emma Montgomery McRae and a written history of the organization by Mrs. J. J. Burkholder included and a program from the Woman's Franchise League, 1919. It also includes two photographs of McRae Club members (1989...
Dates: 1894-2014

Miami Indians collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-004
Scope and Contents The collection was donated by Dr. Bert Anson, a professor of history at Ball State University who wrote a history of the tribe titled, The Miami Indians (1970). Much of the collection consists of items used by Dr. Anson for research of the book and includes notes, photocopies of treaties and legal proceedings, tribal genealogies, correspondence, and other materials relating to the Miami Indian tribe.The photograph series, P.002, contains...
Dates: 1790-1971

Miriam Shepherd cookbook collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-059
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 20 cookbooks and other books related to cooking from Miriam Shepherd's Home Economics collection. Publication dates range from 1910-1941.

Dates: 1910-1941

Muncie Art Students' League records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-099
Scope and Contents

The collection includes the historical records of Muncie Art Students' League for the years 1892-2019 and includes correspondence, by-laws, financial records, minutes, membership lists, news clippings, annual programs, scrapbooks, photographs, a video recording of a meeting of the Muncie Art Students’ League at Margaret Bumb’s House in 1990, and born-digital working files for the League.

Dates: 1892-2019

Muncie Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation Officer records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-180
Scope and Contents The collection includes newspaper clippings, reports, proposals, notes, meeting agendas, and correspondence from the Muncie Preservation and Rehabilitation Commission and the business it conducted, including the renovation and relocation of historic buildings. The records of specific initiatives the Commission has participated in are also included, including the efforts to renovate the Ball Stores Building in downtown Muncie as a City Hall, and the implementation and business of the Central...
Dates: 1977-1999

Muncie Indiana Transit System records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-238
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records from the Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS) in Muncie, Indiana for the years 1941-2012 and included Board of Directors meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, budget information, project plans and proposals, marketing and management files, financial records, subject files, photographs, scrapbooks, and other records documenting services, routes, fares, ridership and construction primarily from 1981-2004.

Dates: 1941 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2007

Naomi G. Weber scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: RG-22-09-02
Scope and Contents

The Naomi G. Weber scrapbook contains photographs, ephemera, correspondence, and clippings regarding her nursing education from the Ball Memorial Hospital School of Nursing from 1950 to 1954.

Dates: 1950-1954

Ned Griner research files for Gas Boom Society

 Collection
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

Office of Housing and Residence Life records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-10-02-04
Scope and Contents

This collection includes brochures, handbooks, publications, newsclippings, administrative records, photographs, advertisements, and audiovisual materials from the Ball State Office of Housing and Residence Life ranging from 1948-2011. Records from the Elliott Hall Council covering the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years were added later.

Dates: 1948-2021

Osborn and Bussell families papers

 Collection
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

Philander Smith papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-216
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, diary entries, military and genealogical records, and photographs from Philander Smith in Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1863 to 1866 regarding his personal papers and records.

Dates: 1863-1866

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

Robert H. Cooper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-048
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials associated with Dr. Robert H. Cooper from both his professional and personal life dating from 1920 to 1981. Due to Dr. Cooper’s involvement in the formation of the Ball African bird collection, this collection contains numerous letters coordinating the acquisition, shipping, and exhibition of the bird specimens. The collection also includes Dr. Cooper’s genealogy notes, certificates and materials from his time as a pilot, and certificates from his clubs and...
Dates: 1920 - 1981