Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
This collections includes administrative records from the Center for Middletown Studies, including annual reports, correspondence, budget and finance information, position descriptions, publications and promotional materials. The collection also includes grant and research proposals, research projects and supplementary research materials, audio and video recordings and electronic files.
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.
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.
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.
This collection includes journals, photographs, and genealogy records from Galyean Family in Blountsville, Indiana ranging from 1866 to 1987. Elizabeth "Lizzie" C. Bainter Galyean's journal includes Civil War era poetry, ledgers, and census records. The collection also includes a register of the deaths of friends of Sylvia Galyean, as well as publications regarding Galyean family genealogy between 1763-1987. PSC.358 includes two photographs of the farm in Blountsville in the 1950s.
The collection contains an extensive family tree, three nineteenth-century land deeds, a tax letter on Andrews business letterhead, an 1893 list of soldiers buried in Beech Grove Cemetery, and a funeral bill. Related photographs are in PSC 39 and PSC 177.
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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.
This collection includes photographs, scrapbooks, and yearbooks from Lydia Jane Streib in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1888 to 1931 regarding Ball State history yearbooks, Retro yearbooks, Washington D.C. scrapbook, and Streib's personal correspondence.
This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, obituaries, and other documents from Maud Neal Doughty in Muncie, Indiana ranging from1895 to 1995.
See container list filed within collection for item level descriptions of correspondents and photographs.
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.
This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, teacher's contracts, financial records, photographs, and other records for the Osborn and Bussell families of Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1922-1992.
The collection contains 1118 letters of correspondence dating between the years 1820-1982. Postcards dating from 1876-1988 are also included. Fifty-nine of the postcards contain writing and dates, six have writing and no dates, and 163 have no writing at all. The collection also includes 23 greeting cards, legal papers, tax receipts, birth certificates, inventories, advertisements, etchings and various miscellaneous items dating from 1776 through the 1980s.
This collection includes a photocopy of the diary written by Thomas Ryan in 1886. Ryan wrote in the diary every day. He recorded the weather, events at school, activities with friends, trips to the library and around town, chores and projects, and special events. The diary also contains an account of his expenses for the year.
This collection includes papers, books, newsletters and newspaper clippings relating to the AFL-CIO, GM-UAW, UAW-CIO, and Local 499 in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1940-2005.
This collection includes invitations, programs, advertisements, student films and immersive learning projects produced by the Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry at Ball State University ranging from 2000-2012.
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.