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Delaware County (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

The Other Side of Middletown project files and recordings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-254
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the original taped interviews, notes, and tape logs from the oral history interviews conducted by Ball State University students. These are organized in order by the sections discussed in the book, "Getting A Living", "Making a Home", "Training the Young", "Using Leisure", "Engaging in Religious Practice", and "Engaging in Community Activities". Scrapbooks and scans of the scrapbooks documenting the project and public presentations are also included.R 254...
Dates: 2003-2004

Thomas Jefferson Bowles family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-097
Scope and Contents This collection includes notebooks, scrapbooks and other material related to the life, work, social activity, and political activity of Thomas Jefferson Bowles during his time in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1886 to 1924. The notebooks and scrapbooks in this collection contain notes and speech manuscripts documenting his involvement in the Indiana Rationalists Association, interest in the National Liberal Party, and thoughts and remarks on a wide variety of other subjects including breathing,...
Dates: 1836-1984

Thomas L. Ryan diary, 1886

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-087
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1886

Thomas Neely diaries

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Identifier: MSS-105
Scope and Contents Thomas Neely began keeping a diary on January 1, 1860, and continued to make regular entries with few interruptions for almost 42 years. When his sight began to fail in 1897, his daughter Jennie continued making entries until his death until 1901. The collection contains five volumes of Thomas Neely’s diaries, dating from April 1867 to August 20, 1901. Each contains entries chronicling local happenings as well as Muncie’s response to national events. The whereabouts of the first volume...
Dates: 1867-1901

Tract books

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-003
Scope and Contents This collection includes records of land sales in Boone, Clinton, Delaware, Hamilton, Madison, and Randolph Counties from 1811-1876. These records document the amount of acreage purchased, who purchased the land, the former residence of the purchaser, and the date the land was sold. The collection also includes records of land sales for each township in Delaware County, blank land grid forms, and an unknown land grid and tract book.
Dates: 1811-1876

UAW-CIO, Local 287 records and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-165
Scope and Contents This collection includes records of the UAW-CIO, Local 287 and national UAW publications. The Local 287 records include the original charter (1936), agreements between UAW-CIO Local 287 and BorgWarner (1938-1986), constitution and by-laws (1942-1986), brochures related to pensions and benefits (1961-1980), a history of the Local (1978), minutes (1937-1985), and the Labor Beacon newspaper (1952-2000). The national records include proceedings from national conventions, reports from UAW...
Dates: 1935 - 2015

UAW-CIO, Local 499 records and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-248
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1937 - 2005

United Way of Delaware County records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-093
Scope and Contents This collection contains board meeting minutes, administrative files, scrapbooks, campaign records, agency files, audio and video records, and digital files from the United Way of Delaware County ranging from 1925 to 2014.
Dates: 1925-2014

Velma Floyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-198
Scope and Contents This collection contains specifications, architectural drawings, plumbing fixture information, hand-written notes regarding construction for a house located at 2008 W. Berwyn in Muncie. This collection also contains correspondence with Dorothy Helmer and the architect's office.
Dates: 1952-1953

Vernon Freeman family papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-245
Scope and Contents This collection includes financial records, real estate records, correspondence, minutes, yearbooks, photographs, genealogy and other material from the Vernon Freeman family in Delaware County, Indiana ranging from 1850 to 2009 regarding the operations of the Freeman family farm, the establishment and operation of the Farmington Meadows planned community, and the lives of the Freeman and Russell families.
Dates: 1850-2009

Violet Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-077
Scope and Contents The collection has letters, minutes of meetings, 1919 to 1968, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks, 1951-1974.

A separate series, PSC 86, has 39 pictures of Violet Club members.
Dates: 1919-1974

Visiting Nurses Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-123
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of meeting minutes and reports (1916-1993). It also contains memorials, manuals with a history and by-laws.
Dates: 1916-1995

Warner Gear Division collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-178
Scope and Contents This collection includes brochures, organization charts, personnel records, advertisements, publications, and historical records from Borg-Warner Corporation, Warner Gear Division in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1918 to 1992 regarding the organization structure, personnel, and history of Warner Gear Division.
Dates: 1918-1992

Wesley Foundation Chain Gang minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-163
Scope and Contents This collection includes a book of Wesley Foundation Chain Gang meeting minutes from 1935-1995.
Dates: 1935-1995

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

White River Water Garden Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-335
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents from The White River Water Garden Society in Muncie, Indiana ranging from July 1998 to July 2010.
Dates: 1998-2010

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

William H. Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-122
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of letters to William H. Williams (1921-1928). It also contains Williams' obituary, notifications of appointment to the Railway Mail Service (1902), a notice of eligibility to the U.S. Civil Service Commission (1902), and a program from the Annual Reunion of the 19th Indiana Volunteers (1921).
Dates: 1902-1907

William J. Nye World War I veterans history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-142
Scope and Contents This collection contains the audio recordings and edited transcripts of oral history interviews with World War I veterans conducted by William J. Nye, James Andrews, P. Douglas Magers, and Jerry Handfield between 1978 and 1982. Also included are interview video recording about the Blizzard of 1978 in Delaware County, records documenting the deaths of World War I veterans and casualties of the Vietnam War, and Nye's research notes.
Dates: circa 1888-2002

William "Jack" Spears Boy Scouts of America records and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-291
Scope and Contents This collection includes scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, badges and other artifacts documenting the history of the boy scouts in Delaware County, Indiana from 1913-2003. The scrapbooks were compiled by the donor and collector, William “Jack” Spears, from his personal collection and from documents, photographs, and artifacts given to him. There are scrapbooks for important leaders of the Boy Scouts and Camp Redwing, including as well as scrapbooks on the history of Camp Redwing and different...
Dates: 1913-2003

Woman's Club of Muncie records

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Identifier: MSS-088
Scope and Contents The Woman’s Club Records include annual programs, constitutions and bylaws, Corresponding Secretary’s books (1978- 90) and records (1966-74), Epsilon Sigma Omicron minutes (1945-51, 1965-70), financial secretary’s records (1940-57) fine arts department minutes (1942-62), Junior department minutes (1949-61, 1969-71) literature department minutes (1949-61), Memorial books (1977-78) minute books (1876-1992) Newspaper clippings (1950-99), publications by and about the club, treasurer’s book...
Dates: 1876-1993

Woman's Franchise League records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-089
Scope and Contents This collection includes meeting minutes and membership rolls, newspaper clippings, an auditor's report, programs, a scrapbook, an Indiana Directory, a history clipping, and other material from the Woman's Franchise League in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1912 to 1919 and 1975 regarding the league's opperations.
Dates: 1912-1975

Women in Communications Incorporated East Central Indiana Professional Chapter records

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Identifier: MSS-201
Scope and Contents The Women in Communication Incorporated Collection contains information and documents pertaining to its local branch, the East Central Indiana Professional Chapter including bylaws, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, and publications. At the end of the collection is a separate series for the papers of the last chapter president, Sheryl Swingley, including awards, reports, projects, membership and officer information, a treasurer’s kit, and material relating to the Association...
Dates: 1956-2000

Women's Athenaeum Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-150
Scope and Contents This collection includes meeting minutes, annual programs, and the constitution and by-laws from the Women`s Athenaeum Club records in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1894 to 1995 regarding the club and its activities. It also includes a single photograph of a WAC meeting held in 1903.
Dates: 1894-1995

World War II era scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-263

Wysor's Grand Opera House programs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-113
Scope and Contents This collection includes programs, photocopies of programs, and records from Wysor's Grand Opera House in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1897 to 1915 regarding performances at the opera house.
Dates: 1897-1915