Ball mss.

Title

Ball mss.

Description

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).

Creator

Ball family

Date

1873-1981

Contributor

Ball, Elisabeth, 1897-1982.
Ball, Frances Emily, 1872-1958.
Ball, George A.
Brigham, Clarence Saunders, 1877-1963.
Opie, Peter.
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

Format

1779 items

Identifier

Lilly Library LMC 1056

PURL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/findingaids/lilly/InU-Li-VAA1234