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Betty Harris papers and photographs

 Collection
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

Dorothy Hamilton papers and photographs

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1962-1993

Fred Graham circus collection

 Collection
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

Ned Griner research files for Gas Boom Society

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-261
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Ned Griner’s research materials for his book, Gas Boom Society. The bulk of the files are copies of news clippings from the late 1800s on a variety of topics. The majority of the clippings are from Muncie newspapers. Also included in the collection are correspondence from Marsh/Ryan family members to Griner and correspondence from Emily Kimbrough to Griner. There are two rough drafts of chapters from the book on Sports and the Holidays.

Dates: 1880-1986

Westwood Neighborhood research files and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-224
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopied materials from newspapers and general histories as well as histories of each lot in the Westwood community, and spans the years 1924-1999. Also included in the collection is the Editing Copy of Westwood: A 75 Year History, along with editing notes and book promotion materials. PSC 273 contains photographs of Westwood houses. V 224 is a taped interview with Bill Spurgeon.

Dates: 1900-2002

Wiley W. Spurgeon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-211
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles and columns by Wiley W. Spurgeon, divided by date and also by subject (copies may be duplicated in each category), his research subject files, correspondence, and historical materials given to him from Delaware county residents. The OVB collection includes a ledger from Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, the manuscripts of stories written by Sylvester W. Heath, and maps of Muncie and Delaware County, as well as newspapers and posters. The photograph...
Dates: 1857-2001

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