Assistance searching and using the collections is available in the VRC in the Architecture Building, room 117, or by contacting Brad Johnston, Visual Resources Curator, 765-285-5865.

Architecture Building Material Samples Collection

Architecture Images Collection

  • More than 72,000 digital images of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and historic preservation subjects.
  • Available to current Ball State students and faculty members through the University Libraires Digital Media Repository (DMR).
  • The library subject guide for the Architecture Images Collection has tips on finding images and creating presentations.
  • The David R. Hermansen slide collection was named for the first faculty member of the College of Architecture and Planning and this collection is the source of many of the digital images in the Architecture Images Collection. 
  • The VRC welcomes donations of digital images or slides. Contact Brad Johnston, Visual Resources Curator, 765-285-5865, for more information and review the VRC Gift Authorization form.