Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes correspondence, directories, financial records, governing documents, handbooks, manuals, minutes, membership records, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, reports, scrapbooks and other material created and collected by the American Legion Delaware Post 19 in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1919 to 1978 regarding the activities, administration, history, initiatives, and meetings of the local, state, and national branches of the American Legion.
This collection includes a manuscript about the Bracken House on Ball State University`s campus, transcripts of interviews with Bracken family members, correspondence, and research notes from Thomas A. Sargent in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1997 to 2000 regarding the home and its inhabitants.
This collection includes the unpublished manuscript entitled, Beneficience: A History of Ball State Teachers College (1895-1961) and related correspondence ranging from 1961-1969.
This collection includes two versions of Automobility in Muncie. The difference between the two lies in the order of the final three chapters. In addition, the collection contains an extra copy of the last three chapters of the second version; the pagination indicates that these chapters do not belong to the first version. The collection also includes a copy of Dr. Hoover`s curriculum vita updated to 1996.
The collection contains "The Story of Helen Gertrude Lynch," as written by her sister Alice. There are nineteen chapters in Alice's story, each with a chapter heading. Articles from various newspapers recounting the activities of Helen as well as correspondence and miscellaneous documents between the friends and family are also included.
The collection contains 150 papers, diaries, business records, journals, account books, sermons, speeches, and other miscellaneous items from both individuals and families in Indiana from 1786 to 1976.
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 manuscripts, computer disks, notes, and correspondence from Sandra Barnard Marshall ranging from 1998 to 2009 regarding her writings, especially Life, Love, and Tragedy in a Small Town.
This collection contains personal correspondence, magazines and news clippings, personal photographs, an unpublished manuscript, and other materials created by or relating to Shirley Puckett Sheperd of Muncie, Indiana for the years 1941-1995. It also three photographs of Shepard as a child: one oversized photograph and two digital photographs.
This collection includes originals and photocopies of correspondence from noted authors and scholars such as Arthur Miller, Edward Albee, Gore Vidal, John Kenneth Galbraith, John Updike, Studs Terkel, and Tom Wolfe from 1998-2004. Also included is a manuscript copy of an interview conducted by George with Thom Steinbeck, son of John Steinbeck, and George's book, The Moral Philosophy of John Steinbeck.