About Archives and Special Collections
The mission of Archives and Special Collections is to collect, preserve, and provide access to archival and printed materials that support the research and instructional needs of students, faculty, national and international scholars, and the general public.
Archives & Special Collections preserves a wealth of information on African American history in Muncie and Delaware County. Included in these holdings are published and unpublished materials, manuscript collections, records in the University Archives, Middletown Studies Collections, audiovisual materials, photographs, and digital collections.
Photograph of the Wright Family, circa 1925. Part of the Other Side of Middletown Photograph Collection (EF-2), Archives and Special Collections. Available online in the Ball State University Libraries Digital Media Repository.