Consists of the correspondence, family papers, and items collected by George Alexander Ball, 1862-1955, his wife, Frances Emily (Woodworth) Ball, 1872-1958, and their daughter, Elisabeth Woodworth Ball, 1897-1982, of the Ball glass manufacturing family of Muncie, Indiana. The correspondence covers various activities including the Ball family's contribution to World War I war orphans in Europe and the Indiana Boys School at Plainville, Indiana in 1920, Mr. Ball's interest in various subjects and literary works, and Miss Ball's children's book collection (many of which are now in the Lilly Library).
Ball, Elisabeth, 1897-1982.
Ball, Frances Emily, 1872-1958.
Ball, George A.
Brigham, Clarence Saunders, 1877-1963.
Montgomery, Lall G., 1902-
Owen, Charles Todd.
Parma, V. Valta, 1878-1941.
Kimbrough, Emily, 1899-1989
McKearin, George S. (George Skinner), 1874-
McKell, David McCandless, 1881-
Stone, Wilbur Macey.
Stonehill, Charles Archibald, 1900-
Walker, Dugald Stewart, 1883-1937.
Welch, d'Alté A. (d'Alté Aldridge), 1907-1970
Lilly Library LMC 1056
- Date Added
- November 14, 2012
- Ball family, bells, bookplates, children's literature, hornbooks, illustrated children's books
- Ball family, “Ball mss.,” The Lilly Library Digital Collections, accessed September 16, 2014, http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/digital/collections/items/show/984.
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