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Architecture in Middletown: Part 1, Reel to Reel

 Item — Box: 16
Identifier: UAR-1585

Architecture in Middletown: Part 2, Reel to Reel

 Item — Box: 16
Identifier: UAR-1586

Black Middletown project records

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-002
Scope and Contents This collection contains completed survey forms and survey processing records (codebooks, cross tabulations, and frequency tables); correspondence, grant proposals, and other administrative and project planning records; newspaper clippings, research articles, and other reference material; and oral history interview audio recordings and transcripts from the Black Middletown research project ranging from 1968 to 1986.

Bureau of Business Research reports

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-011
Scope and Contents This collection includes reports written by Joseph D. Brown and published by the Bureau of Business Research at Ball State University ranging from 1973 to 1974. The subject of the reports is the economic status of Muncie, Indiana.

C. Warren Vander Hill project files and papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-015
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers and project files collected by C. Warren Vander Hill regarding Middletown Studies and the Middletown Film project in Muncie, Indiana from 1959 to 1990.

First Measured Century oral history transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-010
Scope and Contents This collection includes transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by New River Media as part of the documentary The First Measured Century. The interviews discuss the significance of the Middletown Studies.

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.

Interview with Howard Bahr Middletown revisited video recording

 Item — Reel: UAV.0357
Identifier: UAV-0357
Scope and Contents aired on Ball State Today?

Lynd correspondence and papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-013
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies letters and other documents related to Helen and Robert Lynd and their study of Muncie, Indiana as Middletown in the 1920s. Many of the documents are copied from the Helen Lynd Papers in the Sarah Lawrence College Archives and the John D. Rockefeller Archive.

Lynn Perrigo papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-018
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents written by and by Lynn Perrigo and his critique of Middletown from 1921 to 1992.

Middletown Area Study surveys

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-003
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the question banks and codebooks for the project from 1978-2004. Online access to the data is available online via the Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA).

Middletown articles and writings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-004
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles and reviews from several authors around the country ranging from 1929 to the present regarding the various Middletown Studies.

Middletown era magazines

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-014
Scope and Contents This collection contains magazines published in the United States between 1900 and 1941 and includes an issue of LIFE magazine from 1937 containing a photograph essay by Margaret Bourke-White proclaiming Muncie, Indiana to be the "Great U.S. 'Middletown'." These magazines are representative of the kinds of magazines that would have been read by many Americans during the era of the first two Middletown Studies.

Middletown Exhibit photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-016

Middletown III papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-022
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers from the 1978 American Sociological Association Meetings in San Francisco that deal with the Middletown III project.

Middletown III Project audio recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R-020

Middletown III u-matic tapes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-019

Middletown IV project records

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-027
Scope and Contents This collection contains administrative records, planning and procedural records, original survey forms, codebooks, cross tabulations, frequency charts, transferences, interview transcripts, research articles, and other records from the Middletown IV research project ranging from 1912 to 2005. The collection primarily consists of records generated during the survey project conducted in Muncie, Indiana between 1999 and 2002 but also includes records pertaining to previous Middletown research...

Middletown Jewish Oral History Project II audio recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R-063
Scope and Contents This collection includes [formats] from [Creator(s)] in [Geographic Location] ranging from [Date] to [Date] regarding [Subject(s)].

Middletown Lecture, Undated, Reel to Reel

 Item — Box: 27
Identifier: UAR-5177

Middletown Studies bibliographies

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-005
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents used to compile a comprehensive bibliography of publications related to the Middletown studies from 1929 to 1990.

Middletown Studies Collection unpublished writings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-012
Scope and Contents This collection includes unpublished writings ranging from 1922 to 1990 regarding Middletown Studies.

Middletown Studies newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-009
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings from local, national, and international newspapers covering the original Middletown publications in the 1920s and 1930s and the subsequent research projects from the 1970s-1990s. The collection is organized by publication. Box 2 includes copies of the same publications.

Middletown Studies student papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-006
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, theses, and dissertations from students at various Universities throughout the USA regarding the Middletown studies and Muncie, Indiana. The publication dates range from 1938 to 1989.