Ball State University Archives
Records that document the history of the University, including archival materials from students, faculty, administration, departments, research offices, and alumni.
Stoeckel Archives of Local History
Documents the history of Muncie and Delaware County, Indiana and includes records of business and industry, churches, clubs and organizations, education, genealogy, government, personal and family papers, photographs, and oral histories.
Over 120,000 original architectural drawings, landscape plans, blueprints, photographs, models, and building remnants that tell the stories of Indiana’s sites and structures.
Middletown Studies Collection
Research materials on Muncie as Middletown. Records collected fall into two categories: Records of Middletown Research, which consist of documentation generated by various studies and projects on Middletown: and collections on Muncie in the Stoeckel Archives of Local History.
Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Special Collections
Rare books and manuscripts including special formats, first editions, fine printing and bindings, and other rare published works. The Archives also contains numerous Special Collections documenting unique research topics and includes our John Steinbeck Collections, the papers of Congressman Phil Sharpe, and the Frank A. Bracken Civil War Collection.