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Delaware County Courthouse decorative plates

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-329
Scope and Contents

This collection includes two plates depecting the third and fourth Delaware County Courthouses in Muncie, Indiana.

Dates: circa 1969

Delaware County EMS Commission records

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Identifier: MSS-140
Scope and Contents

This collection includes reports, minutes, statements of purpose, by-laws, legislative acts, and other records that document the activities of the Delaware County EMS Commission between 1970 and 1983.

Dates: 1970-1983

Delaware County Habitat for Humanity records

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Identifier: MSS-307
Scope and Contents

This collection includes newspaper articles, photographs, books, promotional materials, scrapbooks, etc. pertinent to Habitat for Humaity's work in throughout the Delaware County, Indiana community ranging from 1985 to 2015.

Dates: 1985-2015

Delaware County Historical Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-369
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records and photographs from the Delaware County Historical Society (previously, Delaware County Historical Alliance) in Muncie, Indiana ranging from circa 1920s to 2017. Records include Board of Directors meeting minutes, bylaws, correspondence, financial statements, mission statements and policy documents, membership listings, newsletters, informational pamphlets, and calendars. Photographs include images of historic homes and other buildings in Delaware County...
Dates: circa 1920s-2005, 2015-2017

Delaware County, Indiana Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-221
Scope and Contents

This collection includes documents, minutes, publications, newspaper clippings, chairperson records, and research documents from the Delaware County Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition in Delaware County ranging from 1980 to 2009 regarding coalition members, activities, and events.

Dates: 1980-2009

Delaware County Jail research files

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Identifier: MSS-181
Scope and Contents The Delaware County Jail research files is a collection of newspaper clippings compiled and indexed by the Center for Middletown Studies. They range from 1978 to 1997, though the index only includes the newspaper clippings until 1994. These articles are clipped from the Muncie Evening Press and the Muncie Star respectively. The substance of the articles focuses mostly on the building plans of the new Delaware County Justice Center and the...
Dates: 1978-1997

Delaware County Tuberculosis Association records

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Identifier: MSS-141
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of files relating to the operation of the D.C.T.A. from 1919 to 1991. This includes annual reports, short histories, scrapbooks, statistical reports on tuberculosis in Delaware County, photographs, articles of incorporation, Christmas Seals sales, relations with other Delaware County organizations, policy, employment practices, and various programs. Oversize material consists of the 1922 Certificate of Incorporation and a 1987 Proclamation of “TB Awareness Week.”

Dates: 1919-1991

Delaware County Youth Empowerment records

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Identifier: MSS-340
Scope and Contents

This collection includes administrative records, conference materials, and related organization materials from Delaware County Youth Empowerment in Delaware Country, Indiana ranging from 1990 to 2011 regarding youth assistance, empowerment and education.

Dates: 1990, 1995-2011

Delta Sigma Sorority records

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Identifier: MSS-209
Scope and Contents

The records include material documenting both the philanthropic and social activities of the Indiana Alpha chapter and the national organization. Records include the constitution, by-laws, membership rosters, programs, minutes and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1910-1990

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

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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

Dwight Hoover manuscripts

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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

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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

Elizabeth Brooker Delaware County history collection

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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

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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

Ernest Parkison education collection

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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

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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

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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

First Baptist Church, Muncie, Indiana records

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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

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

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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,...
Dates: 1906-1933

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

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

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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

 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

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