Delaware County Jail Matronís Diaries
L 210
1 mss. box

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Processed by:
Lucinda Barnhart, September 2004

Organizational History:

During 1935-1938, the Delaware County Jail was located at 218 N. High, Muncie, Indiana.  No information is known about the jail matron that created the diaries. 

 Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of work diaries of an unidentified jail matron in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana during the years 1935-1938.  The matronís 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. 

Box and Folder Listing:

 1 Box.




Diary, 1935.


Diary, 1936.


Diary, 1937.


Diary, 1938.

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 mss box
Collection Dates: 1935-1938
Provenance: Robert B. Bradbury, 4 Nov. 1943
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Notes: None

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