This collection includes representative examples of American almanacs. The Gene Wierback Collection forms the core of the larger collection. Approximately 40 titles, strongest in 19th century materias. A finding aid for the Gene Wierbach Almanac Collection is available. For related material, see also Elisabeth Ball collection, Poor Richard's Almanac (1735 edition). Many of the almanacs have been digitized, and are available in the Ball State University's Digital Media Repository.