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Civil Rights Resources in Archives and Special Collections

Research guide to resources in Archives and Special Collections pertaining to the history of civil rights in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, and beyond.

Newspaper Collections

The following newpaper collections have been digitized either partially or in their entirely and are availabe online in the Ball State University Libraries Digital Media Repository.

Due to copyright restrictions, access to the following resources is limited to the Archives and Special Collections research room.

  • Local History Articles 
    • Contains digitized local newspaper clippings and other archival resources organized by subject
  • The Only Alternative
    • Includes Volumes I-V of The Only Alternative, an underground student newspaper published at Ball State University between 1968 and 1970.