Archives and Special Collections collects and preserves documentation in the following areas:

  • Local history (Muncie and Delaware County)
  • Ball State University history
  • Materials related to Muncie as "Middletown"
  • Rare books and manuscripts (consult Archives staff for specific areas)

Types of materials collected and preserved by the Archives include, but are not limited to:

  • Records of businesses, industries, organizations, churches, and government
  • Personal and family papers
  • Photographs
  • Oral histories
  • Scrapbooks, diaries, correspondence

If you have materials that you would like to donate to the Archives, or you would like to support the Archives' mission through financial means, please contact us.