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Dr. Edward Strother theater history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-290
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings and publications pertaining to Theater in Muncie, Indiana from 1800-1963. It clippings on the Wysor Grand Opera House, The High Street Theatre, Circuses, Walling Hall, Indiana theater, and information about Muncie’s early history. PSC 339 includes photos and negatives of actors, theaters, and Muncie, Indiana. The photographs and negatives of actors were primarily made from photographing books, including A Pictorial History of...
Dates: 1800 - 1963

Dr. George Jones Leighton Ford Crusade collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-228
Scope and Contents

This collection includes records related to the organization, activities, finances, and promotion of the Crusade from Ball State University faculty member, Dr. George Jones in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1980 to 1981 regarding his activity with the Leighton Ford Crusade organization.

Dates: 1980-1981

Dr. Lall G. Montgomery papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-148
Scope and Contents

This collection contains publications written by Dr. Montgomery, as well as research done by him and information on Nellie G. Brown, an influential nurse and nursing instructor in Indiana healthcare.

Dates: 1929-1970

Dr. W. Philip Ball papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-213
Scope and Contents This collection includes publications, correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal papers, family papers, Muncie and Ball State University related book, medical career files, materials on Calvin Coolidge, computer files, audio recordings, video recordings, photographic materials, and inventions and other artifacts from Dr. W. Philip Ball in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1923 to 2015 regarding Dr. Ball's medical and writing careers, the Ball family, and Dr. Ball's other interests and...
Dates: 1923 - 2016

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

Edward Zetterberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-222
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, notes, student field trip reports, photographic materials, blueprints, and other materials from Edward Zetterberg and his family in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1918 to 2004 regarding Zetterberg's teaching career, his service during World War I and World War II, and Zetterberg's personal interests.

Dates: 1918-2004

Elizabeth Brooker Delaware County history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-018
Scope and Contents

This collection includes programs, directories, lists, pamphlets, and photographs of razed homes and businesses as well as publications from high schools and founding members from Psi Iota Xi sorority from Elizabeth Brooker in Delaware County ranging from 1881 to 1973 regarding Mrs. Brooker and her activities.

Dates: 1881-1973

Emily Kimbrough papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-061
Scope and Contents This collection focuses on the literary works of Emily Kimbrough and includes typescripts of her novels along with copies of her numerous articles. Also included are honorary degrees awarded to her by Indiana University and Ball State University in 1973.The collection also contains twenty-five drawings from the novels Now and Then (1972) and Time Enough (1974), It also contains oversize family photos, a photo of Kimbrough Hardware Co., and Sterling Cash grocery. Finally, R 26,...
Dates: 1876-1991

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

Eva Boland collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-311
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, ephemera, and photographs from Eva Boland in Muncie, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1920 regarding her family and activities.

Dates: circa 1900-1920

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

Field Day slide collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: S-249
Scope and Contents

This collection includes slides from a field day event in Muncie, Indiana.

Dates: undated

First Baptist Church, Muncie, Indiana records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-081
Scope and Contents This collection contains organizational records from the First Baptist Church of Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1859 to 2014. The paper portion of collection primarily consists of photocopies of original volumes that were retained by the church. The photocopies are organized by volume, as they appear in the original records, and include correspondence, annual reports, membership records, board meeting minutes and reports, women's department records, church histories, newsletters, directories,...
Dates: 1859-2014

Flood of 1913 slide collection

 Collection — Object: S.007
Identifier: S-007
Scope and Contents

This collection includes slides from the flood in Muncie, Indiana in 1913.

Dates: 1913

Fran Parkison library curriculum collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-247
Scope and Contents The collection contains a 35-week library curriculum, as well as sample lesson plans for kindergarten through sixth grades. Teaching tools on such library topics as the Dewey Decimal system, alphabetical ordering, parts of a book, and fiction and nonfiction books are also in the collection. Teaching resources provide information on discipline, objectives and competencies, and the importance of reading to a child. As well as teaching information, Parkison also included ideas and samples of...
Dates: 1961 - 1997

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

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

Frederick Durman papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-151
Scope and Contents This manuscript collection consists of some records of the Central Indiana Gas Company from 1916-1933 as well as postcards and publications from Muncie in the early part of the 20th century.The Frederick Durman Photo Collection mainly consists of the photographs that pertain to the Central Indiana Gas Company, the Indiana Gas Company and to bands – military bands and Collins Boys Band. Some of the remaining photographs are of the Joseph A. Goddard Company (where his father,...
Dates: 1906-1933

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

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

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

Gilbert and Andrews family papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-257
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an extensive family tree, three nineteenth-century land deeds, a tax letter on Andrews business letterhead, an 1893 list of soldiers buried in Beech Grove Cemetery, and a funeral bill. Related photographs are in PSC 39 and PSC 177.

Dates: 1833-1994

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