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Betty Harris papers and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-265
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials from the professional career, organizational memberships and committees, and publications of Betty Harris. Documents here include information pertaining to local historical, religious and women’s clubs, community service involvement, and her work as a writer. Also included are Kennedy Assassination wire reports and issues of the Muncie Evening Press covering the Kennedy Assassination in 1963.
Dates: 1834 - 2006

Clay Adra Ball papers

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Identifier: MSS-051
Scope and Contents The collection contains various materials about the life of Dr. Clay Adra Ball. The first series, probably put together by his son, Dr. Phil Ball, includes Dr. Clay’s account book, 1959-1969, his birth certificate, correspondence, organizational memberships and his will, written in 1975. The series also contains magazines articles and newspaper clippings about Dr. Clay Ball.The collection also includes photographs of Dr. Ball and his office, as well as images of various medical...
Dates: 1877-1980

Deeter family papers

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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

Dorothy Hamilton papers and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-072
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Hamilton Collection consists primarily of manuscripts of her books and writings, as well as newspaper clippings about Mrs. Hamilton’s work and about her activities. The collection also includes copies of Dorothy Hamilton’s magazine serials, announcement of the awards she received, the honorary degree she obtained from Ball State University, information from Hamilton’s publisher, as well as unfinished writings.The collection contains transcripts of Mrs. Hamilton’s talks,...
Dates: 1962-1993

Dr. Edward Strother theater history collection

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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. Lall G. Montgomery papers

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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

Exchange Club of Muncie records

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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

Fred Graham circus collection

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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

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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, Paxton...
Dates: 1906-1933

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

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

McCarty Wholesale Lumber Company, Inc. records

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Identifier: MSS-341
Scope and Contents This collection includes ledgers, books, correspondence, photographs, negatives, scrapbooks, legal records, and promotional material from the McCarty Wholesale Lumber Company in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1933 to 2011 regarding business accounts, advertising, travel expenses, company history, inventories, project bids, architectural plans, and the lumber industry.
Dates: 1933-2011

Temple Beth-El records

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Identifier: MSS-145
Scope and Contents This collection includes bulletins (monthly newsletters), correspondence, directories, minutes, reports, audiovisual recordings, photographs, and other material from Temple Beth-El in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1922-2013 regarding the history, membership, initiatives, and governance of Temple Beth-El. It also includes a videotape of "New Horizons: Jewish Liturgical Music through the Centuries," a presentation that was part of Temple Beth-El's centennial celebration. It includes three tapes...
Dates: 1922-2019

The Man Haters collection

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Identifier: MSS-177
Scope and Contents This collection includes research involved in creating a video about the 1915 film, The Man Haters. It includes documents about the original cast members, the producer, the local newspaper popularity contest, working papers for the grant application, production videos, still photographs from the original film, personal photographs of the cast members, and a copy of a publication written by Nancy Turner about the project ranging from 1894 to 1997 regarding...
Dates: 1894-1997

Thomas A. Sargent papers

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Identifier: MSS-202
Scope and Contents The Thomas A. Sargent papers include information about the Muncie Symphony Orchestra, manuscripts, correspondence, interviews, audiocassettes, and photocopies of pictures of the orchestra through the years. The correspondence file contains letters to and from colleagues, faculty members, friends, as well as his letters to the publisher of his book, "The Muncie Symphony Orchestra: Fifty Seasons of Music." The interview file contains transcripts of Thomas A. Sargent's interviews with various...
Dates: 1950-1999

UAW-CIO, Local 287 records and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-165
Scope and Contents This collection includes records of the UAW-CIO, Local 287 and national UAW publications. The Local 287 records include the original charter (1936), agreements between UAW-CIO Local 287 and BorgWarner (1938-1986), constitution and by-laws (1942-1986), brochures related to pensions and benefits (1961-1980), a history of the Local (1978), minutes (1937-1985), and the Labor Beacon newspaper (1952-2000). The national records include proceedings from national conventions, reports from UAW...
Dates: 1935 - 2015

Women's Athenaeum Club records

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Identifier: MSS-150
Scope and Contents This collection includes meeting minutes, annual programs, and the constitution and by-laws from the Women`s Athenaeum Club records in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1894 to 1995 regarding the club and its activities. It also includes a single photograph of a WAC meeting held in 1903.
Dates: 1894-1995