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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

 Collection
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

Epsilon Sigma Omicron records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-233
Scope and Contents

The collection includes meeting minutes (1940-1951), membership and programs booklets (1945-1959), the club song and research notes by Mary Alice Lanning.

Dates: 1940-2003

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

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

Exchange Club of Muncie records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-289
Scope and Contents

This collection includes administrative records including constitutions and bylaws, officer records including budgets and reports, meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, membership records, committee records, newsletters and other publications, promotional material and event planning records, newspaper clippings, photographs, and artifacts from the Exchange Club of Muncie in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1921 to 2016.

Dates: 1921-2007, 2016

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

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

Geneva Gwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-060
Scope and Contents

This collection includes documents related to Geneva Gwin’s leisure activities and Forrest Gwin’s employment at Ball Corporation in Muncie, Indiana from 1924-1970. Also included are a number of business transactions pertaining to Mr. Fred F. Crossfield, possibly Geneva Gwin’s first husband.

Dates: 1924-1970

Harold Zimmerman ornithology collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-057
Scope and Contents

This collection includes six bound volumes of ornithological field notes recorded from sightings in Delaware County, Indiana, and in other areas of the country and other notes from Mr. Zimmerman.

Dates: 1921-1978

Helen B. Schwartz papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-266
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, papers, manuscripts, reports, scrapbooks, statements, photographs, minutes, and other material created, collected or compiled by Helen B. Schwartz in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1933 to 2007 regarding coursework, Jewish history and studies, organizations, Temple Beth-El, philanthropy, politics, recreation, and finances.

Dates: 1933 - 2007

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

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

Indiana Bridge Company records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-092
Scope and Contents

This collection includes publications, newspaper clippings, and ledgers from the Indiana Bridge Company in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1903 to 1981 regarding the business and the steel industry.

Dates: 1903-1981

Indiana Flour and Feed Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-143
Scope and Contents

This collection includes articles of incorporation and board of directors minutes for the Indiana Flour and Feed Company from 1918-1952.

Dates: 1918-1952

Indiana Partners of the Americas records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-197
Scope and Contents

The Indiana Partners of the Americas records include meeting minutes, agendas, publications, correspondence, newspaper clippings, bylaws, guidelines, projects, memberships, and other related materials pertaining to the Partners from 1965-2008.

Dates: 1965-2008

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

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 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

Joseph M. Fisher scrapbook and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-264
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook compiled by Vanchie Fisher about her son’s experience in the Army. The scrapbook is made up primarily of letters from Fisher to his parents. The corresponding envelopes are still in the scrapbook. The letters were written from December 1942 until October 1945, with the bulk of the letters occurring between January 1943 and August 1945. The letters' content is primarily discussions about family matters, events in Muncie and news about Fisher in the...
Dates: 1942 - 1945

Leonidas A. Guthrie papers and photographs

 Collection
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

Maddy family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-084
Scope and Contents

The collection includes documents related to the Maddy family, including mortgages, judgments, tax receipts, cancelled notes, death receipts, a letter of guard, commissioner's deed, and correspondence from 1838 to 1917.

Dates: 1838-1917

Mansfield-Hughes family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-308
Scope and Contents

This collection includes papers, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks from the Mansfield-Hughes family in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1939 to 2005.

Dates: 1939-2005