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615 West Main Street house collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-326
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, greeting cards, negatives, and newspaper clippings from the Eller family in Muncie and Anderson, Indiana ranging from the 1940s to 1990s regarding adopted pets from Anderson and Muncie animal shelters, crimes in Muncie, and family and friends photographs.The collection was found at the abandoned residence of 615 West Main Street in Muncie, Indiana. There are several photographs and documents concerning animals available for adoption....
Dates: circa 1940-1990

Beatty-Atkins-Ryan family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-345
Scope and Contents This collection includes family genealogies, biographies, drawings of family crests, photographs, and scrapbooks from the Beatty-Atkins-Ryan family in Muncie, IN ranging from 1903 to 1985.
Dates: 1903-1957

Belle Fuson Parkison papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-037
Scope and Contents The Collection contains a variety of early twentieth century publications, including Arbor Vitae, 1916; The Helicon, 1912; XYZ, 1902, 1906, 1907; The Muncie Club in Minstrelsy, 1902.
Dates: 1882-1912

Bower family papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-352
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, genealogy notes, negatives, and audio and video recordings from the Bower family of Indiana ranging from 1871 to 2001 regarding Bower and Dowell family history.
Dates: 1862 - 2001

Caldwell, High, and Meeker families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-066
Scope and Contents The Caldwell, Meeker, and High families papers includes correspondence from the Caldwell, Meeker, and High families. The collection is divided into series by family. The Caldwell family papers includes correspondence and documents concerning family and business affairs (1857-1928). The High family papers includes correspondence between Ansen High and his wife Mary during the Civil War (1862). The Meeker family papers includes correspondence from Minor Meeker (1836-1885).
Dates: 1836-1928

Cassady and Nelson families papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-023
Scope and Contents The collection includes information and memorabilia of the Cassady and Nelson families. Included are correspondence, account books, programs, photographs, and obituaries of various family members from 1759 to 1961. Also included are the Civil War letters and diaries and other papers of D.W. (Derastus) Nelson, Louise Nelson’s brother from 1858-1865.
Dates: 1759-1961

David Dale family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-189
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogical research including research notes, family relations worksheets, and photocopies of municipal records; photocopied documents from the 1926 George R. Dale contempt of court trial include newspaper clippings, telegrams, letters, and cartoons from David Dale in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1790 to 1995 regarding David Dale`s family history.
Dates: 1790-1995

Deeter family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-283
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers and photographs from the Deeter family in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1920s to 1980s regarding business, correspondence, education, organizations, and publications. Many of the letters are written from Joseph Bosman to Ida Forrest and reveal his life in World War II service from 1942 to 1944.
Dates: 1920s - 1980s

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

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

Gibson, Gumpp, and Younce families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-135
Scope and Contents The collection seems to be mostly the papers of Taylor Gibson and his work as township trustee. It includes a brief journal, a teacher's contract book and a series of warranty deeds, mortgage and marriage contracts, dated 1868-1906.
Dates: 1868-1921

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

Golliher family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-168
Scope and Contents The collection contains genealogy materials on The Golliher Family and related families, including family record sheets, census notes, obituaries, family trees, cemetery records, newspaper clippings, military documents, notes from marriage record, will books, and maps. Also contains information excerpted from county history books and other sources.
Dates: 1833-1911 and undated

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

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

Indiana Sesquicentennial manuscript and copying project records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-048
Scope and Contents The collection contains 150 papers, diaries, business records, journals, account books, sermons, speeches, and other miscellaneous items from both individuals and families in Indiana from 1786 to 1976.
Dates: 1786-1976

John W. Lewellen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-014
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence dealing with the disposition of property (1888-1917) and statements of accounts (1991-1920). The legal records (1845-1908) include disability and pension claims, abstract of title, warranty deeds, quit claim deeds, estate sales records, guardian's reports, and other miscellaneous documents. The miscellaneous documents folder includes a sales promotion scheme by the Alonzo O. Bliss Medical Company, involving the sale of native herbs and a list of...
Dates: 1845-1920

Local history family files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-000-3
Dates: 1970-present

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

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

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 Young genealogy research files

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-166
Scope and Contents This collection contains a genealogy compiled by Mary Young.
Dates: 1812-1960

Maud Neal Doughty papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-161
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, obituaries, and other documents from Maud Neal Doughty in Muncie, Indiana ranging from1895 to 1995.

See container list filed within collection for item level descriptions of correspondents and photographs.
Dates: 1894-1973

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

Munger and Wolf families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-013
Scope and Contents The collection of family history contains correspondence, genealogies from several lines, a scrapbook from the Daughters of the American Revolution, and war records. The information covers 1816 to 1963. P.001 includes photographic prints organized by family or individual photographed and described at the folder level. Tintypes and one daguerreotype are included in a separate box for preservation purposes.
Dates: 1816-1963

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

Pittenger family correspondence and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-281
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence between John and Caroline Johnson Pittenger and other members of the Pittenger family (1910-1933), advertisements from local businesses (undated), and two brochures related to local school activities (1933-1955). The Edith Pittenger Photographs (PSC 335, 1890-1970s) include photographs of natural gas wells in Delaware County, photographs of the Ball State University campus, and photographs of surgeons from Ball Memorial Hospital taken by Edith Pittenger.
Dates: 1910 - 1933