Ball State University Alumni Papers and Photographs
RG.09.02.06

Summary Information

Repository

Ball State University Libraries Archives and Special Collections

Title

Ball State University Alumni papers and photographs

ID

RG.09.02.06

Date

circa 1890-2009

Extent

4.4 Cubic feet7 Boxes

Language

English

Preferred Citation

Ball State University Alumni papers and photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries

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Scope and Contents

This collection includes scrapbooks, memorabilia, photographs, postcards, and publications from the Ball State University Alumni Center located in Muncie, Indiana ranging from circa 1890 to 2009 regarding student life, athletics, fraternities and sororities, and the physical plant.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically in the following subseries::

Subseries 1: Ball State University oversize photographs

Subseries 2: Ball State University Alumni photographs

Subseries 3: Buildings and Landmarks postcards, undated

Subseries 4: Ball State University printed ephemera and memorabilia

Subseries 5: Ralph J. Whitinger memorabilia and photographs

Subseries 6: Ball State University Alumni scapbooks

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Ball State University Alumni Center on 2009/09/13.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2009/11/18 by Abby Foltz and Carolyn F. Runyon. EAD finding aid created 2009/11/18 by Abby Foltz and Carolyn F. Runyon.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Ball State Teachers College.
  • Ball State University. Alumni Center.
  • Ball State University. University Singers.
  • Ball State University.
  • Ball Teachers College.
  • Eastern Indiana Normal University.
  • Indiana State Normal School. Eastern Division.
  • Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter.
  • Mortar Board. Clavia Chapter. (Society)
  • Muncie Normal Institute.

Genre(s)

  • Documents
  • Photographs
  • Physical objects
  • Postcards
  • Printed ephemera
  • Scrapbooks

Geographic Name(s)

  • Muncie (Ind.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Whitinger, Ralph J.

Subject(s)

  • Alumni and alumnae
  • Athletics
  • Buildings
  • Student activities
  • Student organizations

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Collection Inventory

Subseries 1: Ball State University oversize photographs

Drawer Oversize

0001 Muncie Normal Institute Summer Term Graduating Class panoramic photograph, 1913/06/17

1 1

0002 Muncie National Institute graduating class panoramic photograph, 1916/06/20

1 2

0003 Ball State University Physical Plant aerial photograph, circa 1930

1 3

0004 Ball State University Homecoming Royalty photograph, 1975

1 4

0005 Compute This! Garfield Poster, undated

1 5
Box Folder

0006 Assembly of Tents in front of the LaFollette Complex photographs, circa 1967

1 1

0008 Arts and Journalism Building architectural drawings, 1998

1 2-3

0009 Alumni Events photographs, undated

1 4

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Subseries 2: Ball State University Alumni photographs and memorabilia 1899-1982

Box Folder

Ball State University Administration Building photographs and photocopy, 1899-1962

2 1

Ball State University Men's Hall of Fame Athletes photographs, circa 1899-1955

2 2

Ball State University individuals, teams, spectators, and contests athletic photographs, 1912-1965

2 3

Ball State University teams, contests, and spectators athletic photographs, 1919-1950

2 4

Ball State University athletic teams, individuals and contests photographs, circa 1920-1955

2 5

Ball State University Student and Faculty photographs, circa 1930-1988

2 6

Ball State University football photographs and memorabilia, 1949-1950

2 7

Ball State University basketball photographs and documents, 1949-1950

2 8

Ball State University campus buildings and grounds photographs, 1950-1960

2 9

NEW-Alumni Center photographs, 1962-1986

2 10

NEW-Class of 1943 20 Year Reunion photographs, 1963

2 11

Ball State University Singers photograph, 1965

2 12

Ball State University Alumni National Football League players photographs, circa 1990

2 13

L. A. Pittenger Student Center Bookstore photographs, undated

2 14

Charlie's Nest photograph, undated

2 15

Ball State University buildings, grounds, students, and faculty photocopies, undated

2 16-18

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Subseries 3: Buildings and Landmarks postcards

Box Folder

Ball State University Administrative Offices postcards, undated

2 19

Ball State University Centers postcards, undated

2 20

Ball State University Dormitories postcards, undated

2 21

Ball State University Educational Facilities postcards, undated

2 22

Ball State University Fine Arts and Performing Centers postcards, undated

2 23

Ball Memorial Hospital postcards, undated

2 24

Ball State University Landmarks postcards, undated

2 25

Ball State University Sports and Recreational Facilities postcards, undated

2 26

Muncie, Indiana Buildings and Landmarks postcards, undated

2 27

Buildings and landmarks from the United States postcards, undated

2 28

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Subseries 4: Ball State University printed ephemera and memorabilia

Box Folder

Guthrie, Josephine. Indiana State Normal School documents, memorabilia, and photographs, 1920-1923

2 29

B-Book 1937-1939, itemized expenditures list, and honorary pins

2 30

Ball State University W. E. Wagoner Hall photographs, 1960 Apr.

2 31

I'm Sending the Ball State Band to the Inauguration, memorabilia, 1965

2 32

Men's Basketball program and ticket stub, 1981/01/24 & 1982/12/01

2 33

St. Jude's Children's Reasearch Hospital Award, undated

2 34

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Subseries 5: Ralph J. Whitinger memorabilia and photographs

Box Folder

Newspaper clippings, undated

2 35

Formal Change of Address announcements, undated

2 36

Ralph J. Whitinger photograph, undated

2 37

Presidential commencement address regarding R.J. Whitinger, 1968 Aug.

2 38

Doctor of Law Honorary Degree, 1968 Aug.

2 39

Ralph J. Whitinger photograph, undated

2 40

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Subseries 6: Ball State University Alumni scrapbooks 1946-1981

Box Volume

VanMatre, Judith Capshaw Ball State scrapbook, 1946-1950

3 1

Mortar Board. Clavia Chapter. (Society) scrapbook, 1958-1959

3 2

Mary Beeman Hall Beeman on Broadway scrapbook, 1960-61

3 3

Through the Doors of DeMotte scrapbook, 1968

3 4

Mortar Board. Clavia Chapter. (Society) scrapbook 1969-1970

4 1

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. scrapbook, 1971-1975

4 2

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. A Look Into our Pledgeship scrapbook, 1972

4 3

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. National Convention scrapbook, 1972

5 1

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. Pledge Book scrapbook, 1972 Spring

5 2

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. Scrapbook, 1973-1974

5 3

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. Kappa Alpha Theta 1975 Spring Pledge scrapbook

5 4

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. Scrapbook 1975-1976

5 5

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. Kappa Alpha Theta Formal Pledge Book scrapbook, 1975-1976

5 6

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. Kappa Alpha Theta Pledge Class scrapbook, 1976-1977

5 7

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. scrapbook, 1976-1977

5 8

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. Pledge Book scrapbook, 1978

6 1

Dickison, Ann Marie Kappa Alpha Theta scrapbook, 1979

6 2

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. Photographs scrapbook, 1979-80

6 3

Kappa Alpha Theta. Delta Sigma Chapter. 1981 Pledge Book scrapbook, 1981

6 4

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