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

January 10th 2018 @ 9:32am Cattle Punching on a Jack Rabbit: The Frank de Caro and Rosan A. Jordan papers
Blogging Hoosier History

The Frank de Caro and Rosan Jordan Papers contain the personal papers and research of Frank de Caro and hi

December 15th 2017 @ 4:48pm Sincerely Yours: a day in the life of a new student
Blogging Hoosier History

Harry V. Craig with his Phi Kappa Psi brothers from the 1896 Arbutus yearbook. Archives image no. P0028059

December 12th 2017 @ 4:46pm Behind the Curtain: Molly Wittenberg, Records Manager
Blogging Hoosier History

Role: Molly is the Records Manager, a new role within the Archives and the University as a whole.

December 8th 2017 @ 8:52am Septem Muscicidae: The Moss Killers of Indiana University
Blogging Hoosier History

Over one hundred years ago a group of six students and one IU staff member made headlines– but not for sports or acad

November 28th 2017 @ 10:05am “A little nonsense now and then is relished”: The Moonlight Pleasure Club of 1892
Blogging Hoosier History

Many students are members of a club or two during college. It’s not uncommon.

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Bloomington, IN 47405
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