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Delaware-Muncie Metropolitan Plan Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-137
Scope and Contents This collection includes annual reports, minutes, budget information, agendas, plans and reports, deeds, brochures and newspaper clippings from the Delaware-Muncie Metropolitan Plan Commission in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1827 to 1998 regarding the group's administrative records and various projects undertaken.
Dates: 1827-1995

Dorothea Bump collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-167
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, maps, photographs, and other materials from Dorothea Bump in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1919 to 1993 regarding local elections, political and civic issues in Delaware County and the city of Muncie, and the administration of Beech Grove Cemetery.
Dates: 1919-1993

Dr. Charles Alvey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-204
Scope and Contents This collection includes documentation of Dr. Alvey’s involvement in the YMCA Bible Study Program, Muncie Central High School, Ball State University, the city of Muncie, Indiana, and Hazelwood Christian Church from Dr. Charles Alvey in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1978 regarding his affiliations and activities.
Dates: 1907-1978

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

Dwight Hoover manuscripts

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Edward Zetterberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-222
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, notes, student field trip reports, photographic materials, blueprints, and other materials from Edward Zetterberg and his family in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1918 to 2004 regarding Zetterberg's teaching career, his service during World War I and World War II, and Zetterberg's personal interests.
Dates: 1918-2004

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

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

Exchange Club of Muncie records

 Collection
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

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

 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

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

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

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

Grace Arthur scrapbook

 Collection
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

History of Beech Grove Cemetery Immersive Learning Project records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-D-005
Scope and Contents This collection contains born-digital files created as part of an immersive learning project on the history of Beech Grove Cemetery taught by Professor Ron Morris in Spring and Fall 2015. Students enrolled in the course created a website that provides visitors to Beech Grove Cemetery with information about local persons interred in the cemetery. The students also produced a book documenting stories about people buried in the cemetery.Files include edited and unedited versions of...
Dates: 2015 - 2015

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

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

Indiana Oral History Project transcripts and indexes

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-008
Scope and Contents This collection contains transcripts and other materials related to the Indiana Oral History Project ranging from 1969 to 1981.
Dates: 1969 - 1980

J. H. Wysor Estate, Inc. records

 Collection
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. Paul Mitchell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-04-01-28
Scope and Contents The J. Paul Mitchell Collection includes research pertaining to various projects including the publication “A History of Negroes in Muncie,” containing oral history interviews, correspondence, census information, the Delaware-Muncie Planning Commission, AntiPoverty Corporation, and other community outreach groups.Only a limited amount of the collection is devoted to Mitchell’s own work as a professor for Ball State. Examination books and essays are included, but the bulk of the...
Dates: 1964-1978

J. Roberts Dailey papers and photographs

 Collection
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

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 and William Golliver WWI postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-D-001
Scope and Contents This collection includes digital images of 56 postcards collected and sent home by William “Happy” Golliver of Muncie, Indiana during his service in World War I. Several of the postcards were sent to William’s brother John Golliver, both during and after the war. The images on the postcards range from 1913-1919; span multiple countries including the United States, France, and Germany; and depict both calm and violent scenes of WWI Europe, American military training, and symbols of American...
Dates: 1914-1919

John Hardacre transportation history collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Jones Cemetery Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-104
Scope and Contents This collection includes minutes, account books, cemetery lot deeds, burial permits, and ledgers from Jones Cemetery Association in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1904 to 1985 regarding the company and its activities.
Dates: 1904-1985