Donate materials

University Archives accepts items and records of long-lasting value to the Indiana State University community.  Once accepted, these items will be stored and preserved in Archives. The public may request to view materials for any research purpose excepting collections restricted by law or donor request.

To learn more about how to arrange for the transfer of your archival materials, click the link that best matches the type of items you have.

Personal collection

University Records

Includes student memorabilia, photographs, unpublished faculty articles, correspondence, scrapbooks, etc. Includes annual reports, photographs, university publications, policy documentation, personnel records, student records, etc. created by ISU departments.  

Why Archive?

Archives provide a central location to preserve and make available records of enduring value.  Archives meet a variety of needs:

Without action from you, valuable items and records could be lost forever.  Depositing your materials with archives ensures that the items will remain accessible by researchers for years to come.