IU Archives

  • 1320 E. 10th Street
  • Wells Library
  • Room E460
  • Bloomington, IN 47405
  • (812) 855-4495

The largest, most comprehensive source of information on the history and culture of Indiana University. The mission of the archives is to collect, organize, make accessible and preserve records documenting IU's origins and development. Located inside the Wells Library at 10th Street and Jordan Avenue.

Exhibit - Jack Welpott: The Indiana University Years, 1949-1959

Jack Warren Welpott grew up in Bloomington swimming in the limestone quarries and shooting photographs at the age of 13. In 1942 he entered Indiana University, only to be drafted into the U.S. Army Air Corps the following year. He served in the South Pacific where he monitored Japanese radio... Learn more