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African American Studies Resources in Archives and Special Collections

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 Included in these holdings are published and unpublished materials, manuscript collections, audiovisual materials, and photographs.

University Archives Resources

The Ball State University Archives is the official repository for the records of Ball State University that have long-term historical, legal, fiscal and administrative value. The mission of the University Archives is to collect, preserve, and make available for use records, publications, and other materials documenting Ball State University.

Ball State University is proud of its African American students, faculty, administrators, and alumni. University Archives contain a number of collections that provide evidence of the positive contribution that this community has had on Ball State as a whole. Provided below are links to two finding aids that provide a good place to start when researching the impact of the African American Community on campus. Intensive research will uncover additional records issuing from a wide range of offices on campus.