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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 games...
Dates: 1961 - 1997

Fraternal Orders collection

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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

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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

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

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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

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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 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

Gilbert and Andrews family papers and photographs

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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

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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

H. Earl Browning family papers and photographs

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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

Herbert L. Garrard papers and photographs

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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

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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

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church records

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Identifier: MSS-331
Scope and Contents This collection includes two photocopied ledgers, including information about the baptism of infants (1929-2002), records of confirmation (1944-1965), membership records (1889-2002), pastors (1929-1988), constitution (1925), and marriage, communion, and confirmation records (1929-2002) from the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1889 to 2002.
Dates: 1889-2002

Human Relations Council of Delaware County, Indiana records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-109
Scope and Contents This collection includes early correspondence, organizational records, membership records, the constitution and by-laws, and information on the Muncie Human Rights Commision from the Human Relations Council in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1962 to 1984 regarding the organization`s activities.
Dates: 1962-1984

Humpback Barn Festival records

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Identifier: MSS-234
Scope and Contents Humpback Barn Festival Records contain documents and activity information pertaining to the 401 Poetry Group, Christian groups, ceremonies for artistic endeavors, and the Humpback Barn Festival itself. This collection also contains the Humpback Barn Festival of Art and Poetry’s articles of incorporation as well as poems, articles, and correspondence relating to specific individuals. Publications relating to the festival, art, and poetry are also included as well as a proclamation of World...
Dates: 1988 - 1999

Hurley C. Goodall papers

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Identifier: MSS-090
Scope and Contents This collection includes addresses, correspondence, manuscripts, reports, research files and papers, scrapbooks, photographs and other material created, collected or compiled by Hurley C. Goodall in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1900 to 2005 regarding his service on the Muncie Fire Department, Muncie Community Schools Board of Education, and Indiana General Assembly, as well as, his research on the history of the African American community in Muncie, Indiana.
Dates: 1900 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1961 - 2000

Indian Reserves collection

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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 Partners of the Americas records

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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

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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 nine...
Dates: 1978-1986

International Travel Study Club, Delaware Chapter records

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Identifier: MSS-153
Scope and Contents The collection contains various items relating to the International Travel-Study Club, including correspondence, budgets, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and membership lists.
Dates: 1940-1955

Irene Belcher theater collection

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Identifier: MSS-096
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dealing mostly with her work with various local theatre groups: Children’s Playhouse, Civic Theatre, and Easter Pageant. Items include correspondence, news clippings, scripts and programs, as well as biographical information about Irene and Aaron Belcher. The collection includes three scrapbooks with newspaper clippings about the Muncie Civic Theater and Children’s Playhouse Theater, as well as letters to Irene Belcher and several photographs. An autograph...
Dates: 1916-1998

J. H. Wysor Estate, Inc. records

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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

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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

J. Wayne Storms collection of Golden Age Survivors newsletters and Burris Laboratory School Alumni records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-223
Scope and Contents This collection includes alumni, teacher, and community subject files along with newspaper clippings, publications, and photographs from the Golden Age Survivors in Muncie, IN ranging from 1932 to 2003 regarding Muncie Burris and the Muncie academic community.
Dates: 1932-2003

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 Hardacre transportation history collection

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Identifier: MSS-250
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and artifacts ranging from 1944 to 1997 regarding transporation history in Muncie and the State of Indiana. The bulk of the collection focuses on bus transportation. One file of note contains an article about journalist and news anchor Jim Lehrer's transporation collection, and included with the article is a personal, handwritten note from Lehrer to John Hardacre.
Dates: 1941-1997

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