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The IU Libraries University Archives' primary mission is to collect, organize, make accessible and preserve records documenting Indiana University's origins and development and the activities and achievements of its officers, faculty, students, and alumni. It is the largest and most comprehensive source of information on the history and culture of Indiana University. 

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

Collections of Interest

While researchers can explore almost any subject matter through the IU Archives collections, examples of topics relevant for this course include photographs documenting campus life such as athletics, housing, and activism; the activities of the administration including the establishment of international programs, and the military service of its alumni. The collection also includes the personal portfolios of other notable photographers with connections to Indiana University such as Will Counts, Charles Cushman, and Benjamin Wallace Douglas.  

The following are examples of IU Archives collections which touch on course themes, but please contact an archivist to discuss additional possibilities: