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Scope and Contents Documentation of covered bridges and other engineering structures in Indiana and other states created or collected by Alvin W. Holmes. The collection includes approximately 300 black and white photographs, 150 color slides, 12 color photographs, 145 postcards, 4 manuscripts and typescripts, 1 drawing, and 5 brochures about covered bridges.
Dates: 1931 - 1972
Scope and Contents The collection contains thousands of architectural and engineering drawings, sketches, blueprints, and six folders of specifications and photographs created by the office of A.M. Strauss, A.M. Strauss, Inc., A.M. Strauss and Associates, Inc., and Strauss Associates, Inc., from inception at commission 101 through commission 2479 (ca.1918-1992).The collection includes drawings for a few projects by other firms, among them blueprints for the Allen County Courthouse by B. S. Tolan. Not...
Dates: 1918 - 1992
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, genealogy notes, negatives, and audio and video recordings from the Bower family of Indiana ranging from 1871 to 2001 regarding Bower and Dowell family history.
Dates: 1862 - 2001
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,...
Scope and Contents The collection includes architectural drawings and project files of architectural projects by Charles M. Sappenfield, Architect and the firm Sappenfield, Wiegman, Hall Associates, from 1948 to 1994. The Sappenfield, Wiegman, Hall Associates partnership was formed in 1966 and dissolved in 1968. The records primarily date from 1961-1965 when Sappenfield lived and practiced architecture in Asheville, North Carolina, before his move to Muncie to become dean of the College of Architecture and...
Dates: 1948 - 1994
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs and nine sets of landscape architectural drawings for projects in Delaware, Grant, and Madison counties, Indiana, designed by Daniel B. Young and Daniel B. Young and Associates. It covers the period 1971 to 1979.Many of the drawings are for proposed improvements at municipal and county parks: Shideler Park, Gaston town park, Bicentennial Park in Daleville, Streaty Park in Anderson (on microfilm), and four city parks in Marion, Indiana....
Dates: 1971 - 1979
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 74 projects, the majority of which were created by firms in which Cole was a partner. Projects consist of architectural drawings, photographs, and other reference materials related to office buildings, churches, schools, and a variety of public structures and green spaces. Included is a collection of negatives and slides of Cole’s time at Ball State University’s College of Architecture and Planning, as well as Cole’s 1986 senior thesis.
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogical research including research notes, family relations worksheets, and photocopies of municipal records; photocopied documents from the 1926 George R. Dale contempt of court trial include newspaper clippings, telegrams, letters, and cartoons from David Dale in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1790 to 1995 regarding David Dale`s family history.
Scope and Contents Drawings, renderings and project manuals for ten projects by the Indianapolis architectural firm Ed Gibson and Associates, dating from the late 1960s to 1985. Renderings are by Jungclaus and by Howard Associates. Gibson’s thesis, registration certificate, business records, photographs, engraved tape measure, and personal effects were added to the collection after Gibson’s death.
Dates: 1960 - 1985
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
Scope and Contents The collection documents Fran E. Schroeder’s architectural career. It includes architectural drawings and renderings; photographs; reference material; materials concerning the Construction Specifications Institute; business correspondence; sketches; Christmas cards by Schroeder, Leslie F. Ayres, and Pierre and Wright, ca. 1930; a variety of scrapbook materials and memorabilia; and several award plaques.The drawings are all from the office of Fran E. Schroeder and Associates. More...
Scope and Contents Collection contains 6,013 architectural working drawings, specifications, a firm commission list, photographs, negatives, and microfiche/microfilm dating from 1910-1988 for numerous building projects from the architecture firm of Graham, Love and Graham Architects, Inc. and predecessor firms. The earliest works of the collection were created by Charles Hamilton as a draftsman for Houck and Smenner Architects. Several records throughout the collection are commissions by other firms....
Dates: 1910 - 1988
Scope and Contents This collection includes administrative records, artisan applications, press articles, business development records, conference materials, posters and other promotional materials, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and born digital records from Indiana Artisan in Indianapolis, Indiana for the years 1991-2014 documenting the advancement of local artisan businesses throughout Indiana.
Found in: Special Collections
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the Indiana Bridge Company, iron and steel fabricators located in Muncie, Indiana. It covers the time period 1886 to approximately 1978. The bulk of the collection consists of shop drawings created by Indiana Bridge Company engineers and drafters for several thousand structures dating from about 1889 to about 1922 (catalog number 20-9). There are 200 rolls of drawings in the collection, covering Indiana Bridge Company contract numbers 222 through...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1889 - 1922; 1866-ca.1978
Scope and Contents Spanning the period from 1965 to 2015, this collection comprises an extensive set of color slides documenting Wyman’s professional projects (both built and unbuilt); design work by Wyman’s students at Ball State University; educational field trips during Wyman’s tenure as a professor; and academic reference material used for lectures. The collection also includes several sets of working drawings and documents for Wyman’s professional projects, as well as substantial process work on tracing...
Dates: 1965 - 2011
Scope and Contents Collection contains architectural and business records from the architectural office in Vincennes, Indiana, begun by John B. Bayard and continued by Rudolph W. Schucker and Jay C. Bixby, ca. 1910-1965. Included are architectural working drawings by the firm for 15 projects in southwestern Indiana (in Knox, Davies, Sullivan, Spencer, and Greene Counties). At least 17 additional projects are represented by specifications, photographs, newspaper clippings, contracts, and bills for architectural...
Dates: 1910 - 1965
Scope and Contents This large and comprehensive collection is from the architectural firm founded by Cuno Kibele in Bluffton, Indiana, which Kibele moved to Muncie and which continued in Muncie under the names Kibele and Garrard, Garrard and Keely, and C. W. Garrard. The collection contains drawings for hundreds of buildings designed by the firm, most of them located in the east central and northeast parts of the state. The great majority of buildings designed by this prolific and locally prominent...
Dates: 1891 - 1975
Scope and Contents The collection was donated by Dr. Bert Anson, a professor of history at Ball State University who wrote a history of the tribe titled, The Miami Indians (1970). Much of the collection consists of items used by Dr. Anson for research of the book and includes notes, photocopies of treaties and legal proceedings, tribal genealogies, correspondence, and other materials relating to the Miami Indian tribe.The photograph series, P.002, contains approximately...
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from Rotary International District 6560 for the years 1905-2013 and includes local club records, conference records, correspondence, financial records, international exchange program records, newsletters, handbooks and manuals, subject files, scrapbooks, photographs and slides, audiovisual recordings, realia, and born digital records. The majority of the records were created and maintained by the following past district governors during their terms in office:...
Found in: Special Collections
Scope and Contents This collection consists of engineering drawings, commission lists, and photographs from the office of Snider and Rotz Engineers. It covers the period 1912-1993. Most of the projects are in Indianapolis, Indiana.The commission lists are eight bound volumes that chronologically document the firm’s commissions from 1913 to 1981. The drawings are mostly mechanical drawings for heating, ventilation, electrical wiring, and plumbing on many different kinds of projects from a...
Dates: 1912 - 1993
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...
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...
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 23 drawings, 213 color and black-and-white photographic slides, 41 photographic prints, 416 photographic negatives, and correspondence regarding buildings and covered bridges in Indiana.
Dates: ca. 1957-1980
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 157 rolls of architectural working drawings and presentation drawings by Wright, Porteous and Lowe and predecessor firms, two portfolios of WPL work, 33 photographs, 2 framed collages, and 3 framed perspective renderings. Works of other firms include: Austin Engineering Bonar and AssociatesDaily EngineeringG.E.The Kellams GroupRobert L. Larue and AssociatesMcNamee Porter and Selee...
Dates: 1908 - 1993
- Andrew Seager Archive of the Built Environment, A Division of University Libraries 15
- Stoeckel Archives of Local History 8
- Special Collections 2
- Photographs 24
- Documents 17
- Architecture, American 13
- Drawings, architectural (visual works) 11
- Architecture -- Designs and plans -- Working drawings 10
- School buildings 10
- Architecture, commercial 9
- Architecture--Indiana--Indianapolis 9
- Correspondence 9
- Elevations 9
- Muncie (Ind.) 9
- Buildings, commercial 7
- Architecture -- Designs and plans -- Presentation drawings 6
- Buildings, religious 6
- Stoeckel Archives of Local History 6
- Bank buildings 5
- Buildings, residential 5
- Indiana 5
- Indiana -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 5
- Residential architecture 5 ∧ less
- Hamilton, Charles Eugene 2
- A.M. Strauss and Associates 1
- A.M. Strauss, Inc. 1
- Architectural Guild of Indianapolis (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
- Ayres, Leslie F. 1
- Baynard, John B. 1
- Bixby, Jay C. 1
- C.W. Garrard (Firm) 1
- Cole, David Brent 1
- Daniel B. Young and Associates 1
- Ed Gibson & Associates (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
- Garrard & Keely (Muncie, Ind.) 1
- Garrard, Carl Wave 1
- Gibson, Edwin Arthur (1925-2011) 1
- Graham, Frederick 1
- Holmes, Alvin W. 1
- Houck & Hamilton 1
- Houck, Charles Henry 1
- Indiana Bridge Company (Muncie, Ind.) 1
- Keely, James T. 1 ∧ less