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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

Calvert and Pallen family papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-064
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the various activities of the Calvert-Pallen family. The collection is divided into seven series, the first four of which include papers of each individual family member. The Truman B. Culvert series contains papers and books which relate to his personal and professional education and to his responsibilities as Director of Research and Budget in the Muncie Community Schools.The second series, Luna Culvert, contains yearbooks,...
Dates: 1899-1982

Center School historical collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-190
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of the school`s newspaper, the Center Chatter, from 1930-1963; the school`s yearbook, Memoria, from 1963-1966; personal memorabilia from graduates; and copies of the 1999 Indiana Heritage Research grant application that made this collection possible.
Dates: 1905-2008

David Meeks papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-103
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, a daybook, newspaper clippings, a Holy Card, and publications from David Meeks in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1964 regarding David Meeks and his activities.
Dates: 1899-1964

Delaware County census collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-320
Scope and Contents This collection includes federal census information from Delaware County and surrounding counties in Indiana ranging from 1820 to 1930.
Dates: 1790-1920

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

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

Frederick Putnam diaries

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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

Gene McCreery collection

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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

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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

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

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

John K. "Jack" Carmichael papers

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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 military...
Dates: 1892 - 2007

John Nelson Bell papers

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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

L.A. Pittenger family papers and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-364
Scope and Contents This collection includes a newspaper article, an honorary degree, family reunion invitations, and photographs from the family of L.A. Pittenger in Muncie, Indiana ranging from circa 1890 to 1965.
Dates: circa 1890-1965

Mansfield-Hughes family papers

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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

Maps of Muncie slide collection

 Collection — Object: S.006
Identifier: S-006
Scope and Contents This collection includes slides of Muncie maps.
Dates: undated

Marjorie Hatcher Muncie Central High School collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-310
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, class reunion pamphlets, and yearbooks from Marjorie Hatcher in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1927 to 1994 regarding Muncie Central High School.
Dates: 1927-2004

Mary Alice and Don Lanning Boy and Girl Scouts of America papers and records

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Identifier: MSS-302
Scope and Contents Mary Alice and Don Lanning are dedicated scouters. A personal interest in Boy and Girl Scouts of America lead to collecting a number of items related to scouting. Mrs. Lanning collected and organized her own personal materials from her time as a Girl Scout. Similarly, Mr. Lanning kept his own personal materials from his time as a scout leader. In addition, the couple also collected a number of articles and books relating to scouting as well as personal friends memorabilia from thier time as...
Dates: 1911-2009

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

Muncie Central High School collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-237
Dates: 1886-1999, 2008

Muncie City Improvement Resolutions collection

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Identifier: MSS-324
Scope and Contents This collection includes city ordinances and resolutions from the City Clerk's office in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1891-1922, predominantly 1893-1919, regarding street, alley, sidewalk, and sewer improvements in Muncie, Indiana and surrounding areas.
Dates: 1896-1922, predominate 1893-1919

Muncie Community Schools records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-094
Scope and Contents This collection includes personnel directories, annual reports, financial reports, commencement programs, program proposals, newsletters, and calendars from the Muncie Community Schools in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1874 to 1995 regarding staffing, educational programs and other school activities.
Dates: 1874 - 2005

Muncie Matinee Musicale records and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-067
Scope and Contents This collection includes administrative records, correspondence, programs, scrapbooks, secretaries' records books, secretaries' reports, yearbooks, and Student and Junior Matinee Musicale records and scrapbooks from the Muncie Matinee Musicale club in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1889 to 2001 regarding club history and administration, and Matinee Musicale and Junior Matinee Musicale events and activities.
Dates: 1889-2001

Richard A. Greene papers

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Identifier: MSS-001
Scope and Contents The collection includes all of Richard A. "Dick" Greene's "Our Neighborhood" newspaper articles, which appeared in the Muncie Star from 1945 to 1983. It also contains history files of items sent to Greene while he worked at the Muncie Star. Finally, there is a personal file with Greene's biographical information.
Dates: 1837 - 1989

Robert Cunningham papers

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Identifier: MSS-271
Scope and Contents The Robert Cunningham papers consists of records documenting the personal and professional life of Robert G. Cunningham, Sr. of Muncie, Indiana ranging from circa 1890-2005. Materials in this collection include records from the City of Muncie Office of the Mayor created during Cunningham's tenure as mayor, political campaign materials, local newspaper clippings, scrapbooks from Cunningham's political and personal life, original and printed cartoons drawn by Cunningham, and local history...
Dates: circa 1890-2005

Ryan-Stradling-Shirey-Puntenney-Tuhey families papers

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Identifier: MSS-127
Scope and Contents The collection of family history contains newspaper clippings, funeral notices, a Ryan family publication, a genealogy of the Stradling family, correspondence, and photographs. Most notably, this collection contains the Civil War letters of John D. Stradling, and the personal papers of J. C. Ryan documenting Muncie businesses and relief work in Trebizond, Turkey.
Dates: 1853-1914

The Morning News newspaper

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-355
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one bound volume of issues of The Morning News newspaper published in Muncie, Indiana from January to June 1894.
Dates: 1894 Jan.-June

Thomas Jefferson Bowles family papers

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Identifier: MSS-097
Scope and Contents This collection includes notebooks, scrapbooks and other material related to the life, work, social activity, and political activity of Thomas Jefferson Bowles during his time in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1886 to 1924. The notebooks and scrapbooks in this collection contain notes and speech manuscripts documenting his involvement in the Indiana Rationalists Association, interest in the National Liberal Party, and thoughts and remarks on a wide variety of other subjects including breathing,...
Dates: 1836-1984

Thomas L. Ryan diary, 1886

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-087
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of the diary written by Thomas Ryan in 1886. Ryan wrote in the diary every day. He recorded the weather, events at school, activities with friends, trips to the library and around town, chores and projects, and special events. The diary also contains an account of his expenses for the year.
Dates: 1886