Houses and homes
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents This collection consists of architectural drawings and sketches that pertain to 169 projects spanning from 1939 to 1981. The projects in this collection are mostly for private residences and businesses. Other projects in the collection are of banks, warehouses, churches, public buildings, retirement homes, and office buildings. The majority of projects were designed under the firm name of Meranda, Campbell, and Meranda. There are also a number of projects pertaining to War Housing...
Dates: 1939 - 1981
Collection — Object S010
Scope and Contents The collection documents Fran E. Schroeder’s architectural career. It includes architectural drawings and renderings; photographs; reference material; materials concerning the Construction Specifications Institute; business correspondence; sketches; Christmas cards by Schroeder, Leslie F. Ayres, and Pierre and Wright, ca. 1930; a variety of scrapbook materials and memorabilia; and several award plaques.The drawings are all from the office of Fran E. Schroeder and Associates. More...
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, photographs, slides, videos, books, architectural drawings, correspondence, financial records, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, blueprints, manuscripts and scrapbooks from John and Lynn Bower in Bloomington, Indiana ranging from 1975 to 2001 regarding the Healthy House and John Bower`s personal life.Within the Healthy House photographs and slides series, photobooks 1-4 are photographs shot during construction of the Model Healthy House featured in the...
Dates: predominantly 1978-2010; undated
Collection — Object S.005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of drawings, specifications, reference material, a report, postcards, and scrapbook material from the office of Richard E. Bishop, Indianapolis architect. It covers the period 1924-1969.The drawings are mostly designs for parks and recreational facilities. Several sets are for inns and lodges at Indiana state parks. Several children’s camps are represented, too. Other drawing sets are for private residences, a fraternity house, and additions and alterations...
Dates: 1924 - 1969
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers and photographs from Robert L. Vandevender II ranging from 1933 to 1993 and includes photographs of Hartford City Civil War Days, the Vandevender family, house renovations, and Muncie Police badges; digital photographs of Blaine Elementary School's 1940 kindergarten class (students named include Evelyn Matthews, Anglin Vandevender, Richard and Harold Stanley, Cecil Alfront, and Margaret Kennedy); and digitized materials from a 1975 Independent Order of Odd...
Scope and Contents This collection includes business records, financial records, architectural plans, plat maps, and photographs from S. E. Arvin and Sons in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1947 to 1952 regarding residential architecture built by the company, with particular emphasis on the Arlington Woods subdivision. There are a few personal papers consisting of household purchase receipts, most notably routine purchases from Block's and L. S. Ayres' department stores and purchases related to Mary Arvin's...
Dates: 1940 - 1953
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 2006 photographic essay by Steve Talley titled "Documenting Deindustrialization in Middletown: A Photographic Essay." The essay documents the changing post-industrial landscape in Muncie, including photographs of abandoned factories and plants. Also includes photographs of BorgWarner (which was still in business at the time), Ball State University, the Ball family homes, the Muncie Mall, Ball Memorial Hospital, and other various businesses and homes in the Muncie...
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.