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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

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

Herbert L. Garrard papers and photographs

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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

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

Irene Belcher theater collection

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Identifier: MSS-096
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dealing mostly with her work with various local theatre groups: Children’s Playhouse, Civic Theatre, and Easter Pageant. Items include correspondence, news clippings, scripts and programs, as well as biographical information about Irene and Aaron Belcher. The collection includes three scrapbooks with newspaper clippings about the Muncie Civic Theater and Children’s Playhouse Theater, as well as letters to Irene Belcher and several photographs. An autograph...
Dates: 1916-1998

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

Lotz family papers

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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

Madison Street United Methodist Church records and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-146
Scope and Contents

The collection focuses on various aspects of the church's one hundred years. Items include: building campaign materials; programs relating church dedication; anniversary celebrations, directories; Loyal Workers class records; news clippings; proposal for educational unit; Willing Winning Workers records; and items of Methodist women's groups. A separate photo collection, PSC 170, contains twenty-four items on various aspects of Madison Street United Methodist.

Dates: 1900-2009

McRae Club records and photographs

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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

Muncie Art Students' League records

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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 Symphony Orchestra records

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Identifier: MSS-175
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of programs and related material (1950-current) and program records (1948-1992). It also contains publications of the Civic Music Association, a Record Book of Muncie Civic and College Symphony association (1949-1962), board meeting and minutes (1961-1970), programs, repertoires (1949-50/1981-82), programs from national, out-of-state performances, schedules (1968-86), information on a Psi Iota Xi Pops Concert, newsletters (1978-current), a 25-year brief...
Dates: 1946 - 2011

Robert Vandevender collection

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Identifier: MSS-359
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers and photographs from Robert L. Vandevender II ranging from 1933 to 1993 and includes photographs of Hartford City Civil War Days, the Vandevender family, house renovations, and Muncie Police badges; digital photographs of Blaine Elementary School's 1940 kindergarten class (students named include Evelyn Matthews, Anglin Vandevender, Richard and Harold Stanley, Cecil Alfront, and Margaret Kennedy); and digitized materials from a 1975 Independent Order of Odd...
Dates: 1933-1993

Woman's Club of Muncie records

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Identifier: MSS-088
Scope and Contents The Woman’s Club Records include annual programs, constitutions and bylaws, Corresponding Secretary’s books (1978- 90) and records (1966-74), Epsilon Sigma Omicron minutes (1945-51, 1965-70), financial secretary’s records (1940-57) fine arts department minutes (1942-62), Junior department minutes (1949-61, 1969-71) literature department minutes (1949-61), Memorial books (1977-78) minute books (1876-1992) Newspaper clippings (1950-99), publications by and about the club, treasurer’s book...
Dates: 1876-1993