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Special Collections: UA Searchable Databases

The Special Collections Department of the Cunningham Memorial Library holds the University's unique physical and digital collections. Special Collections consists of three units: Rare Books & Manuscripts, University Archives, and the Permanent Art Collect

Searchable Databases

University Archives Searches

University Archives houses a variety of material from university offices, alumni, and students. Click the links or images below to start searching our history.

To request physical material located in these databases, please contact the University Archivist. All physical inspections will take place in the Special Collections Reading Room.

Searchable Archival Database

Searchable Archival Database

Archival Searchable Database, Image of Card Catalog

This searchable database provides a searchable interface to discover materials in the University Archives and Rare Books and Manuscripts.
We recommend arranging an appointment with the Archives staff at least 24 business hours in advance so we can have your requested collections on hand when you visit. Please notify staff if you will be conducting research in a group so we can find appropriate accommodations.
How To use the Archival Searchable Database

Sycamore Scholars

Sycamore Scholars 

Indiana State Teachers College

Indiana State University’s Institutional Repository which includes some archives materials like the university catalogs and digitized minutes

Wabash Valley Visions & Voices

Shadows of the Wabash- ISU Special Collections

Archival image of ISU building

A searchable digital memory project that includes images of Indiana State from the Martin Photoshop collection, circa 1930s-1970s, as well as the University and Laboratory School yearbooks.

Library Digital Exhibits

Digital Exhibits

ISU Homecoming, float, digital November 3, 1935
This site contains digital exhibits, such as "State-It," based on materials housed in the Cunningham Memorial Library’s Department of Special Collections. Many of these exhibits are digital reproductions of temporary physical exhibits on display on the 3rd floor as small displays on the first floor of the Cunningham Memorial Library.
 

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