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Muncie (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Brayton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L411
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of personal correspondence of the Springer and Brayton families from 1842 to 1940. Included are William Springer’s letters to his wife while serving in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Also included is the personal correspondence of the John Brayton family and related families in Warren County, New York and Washington, Indiana. There are also a significant amount of papers on Margaret Brayton (1895-1986) of Muncie, Indiana. Papers...
Dates: 1820-1969

Carpenter family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L501
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, telegrams, receipts, family photographs and newspaper clippings from Walter N. and Lizzie D. Carpenter in Indianapolis and Muncie, Indiana as well as Miami, Dade County, Florida ranging from 1887 to the 1980s.

Also included are U.S. Department of Health publications regarding the control of infectious diseases and the role of women during World War I.
Dates: 1887-1980s

Chic Jackson collection

 Collection — Folder S710
Identifier: S0710
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 prints of Chic Jackson’s "Roger Bean" comic strip released by the George Matthew Adams Service on June 29 and 30, 1928, a pen and ink drawing of his characters Woody and Yank (1922), a drawing of “Golduh the Maid” created for Arcada S. Balz, a friend who later became the first woman to serve in the Indiana Senate (circa 1920s), and a typed biographical sketch of Jackson that was sent to Miss Esther McNitt, a librarian at the Indiana State Library, on November 4, 1933....
Dates: 1922-1933

"Chief Charlie of the Eel River Tribe" draft

 Collection — Folder S2727
Identifier: S2727
Scope and Contents This collection includes one historical record from Otis O. Bryan Ringo in Muncie, Indiana from 1938 regarding the Eel River Tribe.
Dates: 1938

Clifford W. Quick diary

 Collection — Folder S3273
Identifier: S3273
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one diary covering the time period January 1, 1923 to March 31, 1924.
Dates: 1923-1924

Delaware County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1658
Scope and Contents This collection contains several documents related to Delaware County, Indiana, including William Cockerell’s August 1, 1880 report for Ditch No. 36, his December 28, 1883 tax notice for the ditch and an August 8, 1884 letter sent by his attorney to Muncie attorneys Mellette and Orr regarding issue with tax and promissory note signed by Alex and John Steel; an abstract of title dated November 10, 1880 for lots 5 and 6 in block number 1 of Goldsmith C. Gilbert’s donation to “Muncietown”; a...
Dates: 1880-1933

Delaware County Jail matron's diaries

 Collection
Identifier: L210
Scope and Contents The collection consists of work diaries of an unidentified jail matron in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana during the years 1935-1938. The matron’s responsibilities primarily involved relief assistance to the poor in Muncie, rather than work with jail inmates. The diaries detail the amount of relief given each day and name who received the aid.
Dates: 1935-1938

Edmund F. Ball "Genealogies of Progress" speech

 Collection — Folder S2797
Identifier: S2797
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the typed copy of a speech entitled “Genealogies of Progress,” delivered by Edmund F. Ball at a Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting on October 20, 1981, in Muncie, Indiana. The speech traces the industrial development of Muncie, Indiana from 1870 to 1928. Among those mentioned are James Boyce, whose first investment in Muncie was a flax and bagging plant; George Carter, who found wealth in the first natural gas wells drilled in Delaware County; Frank Ball, who opened...
Dates: 1981/10/20

Frances Fox Miller collection

 Collection — Folder S3297
Identifier: S3297
Scope and Contents This collection contains various materials collected by Frances Fox Miller throughout her career. Included is a pamphlet entitled "A Flag is Born" about Muncie, Indiana's flag, a xerox copy of a letter from Robert Branigin appointing Miller to a post with Indian Education, issues of "The Shoe Box Times", and the poem "Life flowing incessantly" by Miller.
Dates: 1974-1980

Frank Ellis papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0420
Scope and Contents The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including letter regarding state and local Republican party politics; letters from his daughter while she was a student at the University of Chicago (1909); and a small number of letters regarding his legal affairs. Also included are papers regarding the Society of the Army of the Cumberland, a Civil War veterans organization to which he belonged; various political campaign materials and clippings; and receipts and subscription...
Dates: 1843-1910, bulk 1906-1910