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 the Civil War, primary focusing on resources from Muncie and Delaware County. Included in these holdings are published and unpublished materials, manuscript collections, records in photographs, and digital collections.
Letter from D.W. Nelson to Robert and Sarah Nelson, 10/3/1861 from the Cassady Nelson Family Collection (MSS 23), Archives and Special Collections. Available online through the Ball State University Libraries Digital Media Repository at http://libx.bsu.edu