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615 West Main Street house collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-326
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, greeting cards, negatives, and newspaper clippings from the Eller family in Muncie and Anderson, Indiana ranging from the 1940s to 1990s regarding adopted pets from Anderson and Muncie animal shelters, crimes in Muncie, and family and friends photographs.The collection was found at the abandoned residence of 615 West Main Street in Muncie, Indiana. There are several photographs and documents concerning animals available for adoption....
Dates: circa 1940-1990

Abbott L. Johnson papers

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Identifier: MSS-027
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts, photographs, maps, blueprints, line drawings, and an oral history interview recording and transcript from Abbot L. Johnson in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1941 to 1982 regarding Johnson's work in the field of aviation in Muncie and Delaware County, and his connections with the Indiana Manufacturers' Association and the National Association of Manufactuerers.
Dates: 1928-1982

Aladdin Manufacturing Company records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-244
Scope and Contents This collection includes issues of the Mystic Light of the Aladdin Knights, a bimonthly newsletter for collectors of Aladdin memorabilia and the products of the Aladdin Manufacturing Company, Aladdin Electric Lamps, and Aladdin Industries/Aladdin Mantle Company as well as a 2004 Aladdin Mantle Lamp Company catalog in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1983 to 2013 regarding the lamp industry.
Dates: 1983-2013

Allen and Rita Winters family papers and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-058
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of Center High School yearbooks with World War I information and correspondence also included.
Dates: 1917-1980

Association of Lifelong Learners records and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-219
Scope and Contents This collection includes records and photographs from Association of Lifelong Leaners ranging from 1991 to 2016 regarding administrative, committee, conference, membership, presidental and publication materials.
Dates: 1991-2016

Betty Harris papers and photographs

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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

Brayton family papers and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-239
Scope and Contents The Brayton Family Collection consists primarily of family photos dating from 1868 to 1958. The oversize materials contain Amy Botkin's scrapbook, which includes letters, photos, brochures, and invitations (1907-1960), as well as sketches and paintings done by Margaret Brayton.
Dates: 1868 - 1960

Brown-Fyfe family papers

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Identifier: MSS-312
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogy materials from the Brown-Fyfe family in Muncie, Indiana ranging from circa 1828-1990s regarding the Brown-Fyfe family lineage.
Dates: circa 1828-1990s

Calvert and Pallen family papers and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-064
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,...
Dates: 1899-1982

Cassady and Nelson families papers and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-023
Scope and Contents The collection includes information and memorabilia of the Cassady and Nelson families. Included are correspondence, account books, programs, photographs, and obituaries of various family members from 1759 to 1961. Also included are the Civil War letters and diaries and other papers of D.W. (Derastus) Nelson, Louise Nelson’s brother from 1858-1865.
Dates: 1759-1961

Center School historical collection

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Identifier: MSS-190
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of the school`s newspaper, the Center Chatter, from 1930-1963; the school`s yearbook, Memoria, from 1963-1966; personal memorabilia from graduates; and copies of the 1999 Indiana Heritage Research grant application that made this collection possible.
Dates: 1905-2008

Clay Adra Ball papers

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Identifier: MSS-051
Scope and Contents The collection contains various materials about the life of Dr. Clay Adra Ball. The first series, probably put together by his son, Dr. Phil Ball, includes Dr. Clay’s account book, 1959-1969, his birth certificate, correspondence, organizational memberships and his will, written in 1975. The series also contains magazines articles and newspaper clippings about Dr. Clay Ball.The collection also includes photographs of Dr. Ball and his office, as well as images of various medical...
Dates: 1877-1980

Colleen Club records

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Identifier: MSS-159
Scope and Contents This collection includes two scrapbooks, minutes, a membership list, and a card index of members from the Colleen Club in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1947 to 1994 regarding the club's members and activities.
Dates: 1947-1994

Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County records

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Identifier: MSS-333
Scope and Contents This collection consists of digital reproductions of original records and born-digital records from the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County and includes annual reports, Board of Directors meeting minutes, correspondence, event documents, news releases, photographs, newsletters, brochures, postcards, and other records ranging from circa 1981 to 2018.
Dates: 1981-2018

David Dale family papers

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Identifier: MSS-189
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.
Dates: 1790-1995

Day Star Activity and Respite Center, Inc. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-172
Scope and Contents This collection includes by-laws, board minutes, calendars, newsletters and correspondence from the Day Star Activity and Respite Center, Inc. in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1987 to 1997 regarding the organization and its activities.
Dates: 1987-1997

Deeter family papers

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Identifier: MSS-283
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers and photographs from the Deeter family in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1920s to 1980s regarding business, correspondence, education, organizations, and publications. Many of the letters are written from Joseph Bosman to Ida Forrest and reveal his life in World War II service from 1942 to 1944.
Dates: 1920s - 1980s

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

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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

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. Charles Alvey papers

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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. 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

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, a...
Dates: 1859-2014

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

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

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