Indiana University Archives is your stop for IU Bloomington history. 

As an archives, our primary mission is to collect, organize, preserve and make accessible records documenting Indiana University's origins and development and the activities and achievements of its officers, faculty, students, alumni and benefactors. With an estimated 18,000 cubic feet of records and papers in all formats, the IU Archives is the largest and most comprehensive source of information on the history and culture of Indiana University. To ensure this history is captured, the Archives provides records management assistance to IU Bloomington offices, schools, departments, as well as administrative offices on the IUB campus that have system-wide responsibilities.

We invite and encourage public, students, staff, faculty, and researchers to use our collections, whether the purpose is for teaching, research, or pure curiosity. 

Blogging Hoosier History

March 13th 2018 @ 11:32am Family Life in 19th Century Autograph Books
Blogging Hoosier History

Autograph books provide a fascinating way to understand social interactions and genealogy.

March 2nd 2018 @ 11:52am Behind the Curtain: Laura Bell, Processor and Assistant to the Curator of Photographs
Blogging Hoosier History

Behind the Curtain is a series highlighting IU Archives staff, partners from various departments of the IU Librar

February 27th 2018 @ 3:59pm A Sword in the Archives: New Additions to the John D. Alexander papers
Blogging Hoosier History

John D. Alexander was the oldest living IU graduate from 1929 until his death in 1931

February 13th 2018 @ 8:29am Love Is in the Air at the Archives!
Blogging Hoosier History

Over the past few weeks, I looked for love in all the right places, namely, within the University Archives!

February 9th 2018 @ 10:05am “Reflections on Diversity:” Highlights from the Eugene Chen Eoyang papers
Blogging Hoosier History

“I began thinking about diversity in an almost visceral way.  It puzzled me why people forget their diverse origi

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Wells Library E460
Bloomington, IN 47405
Dina Kellams
Dina Kellams - Director
(812) 855-2323

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