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.

Collecting Folklore: Generations of Indiana University’s Folklore Institute

  • Recurring every week day until January 31, 2018
  • (812)855-1127

Since the first summer session in 1942, Indiana University’s Folklore Institute has made numerous contributions to folklore scholarship, the IU community, and the state of Indiana. In 1962, the Folklore Institute was formally established as an academic department.... Learn more

Voices of ’68: Conformity and Dissent at Indiana University

  • Recurring every week day until May 30, 2018
  • (812)855-1127

The year 1968 was a monumental one on Indiana University’s Bloomington campus. Amid the ramping up of the university’s Sesquicentennial celebration planning, a campus construction boom, and impressive achievements in the football and swimming programs, IU students, faculty, and administrators... Learn more