Library Archives


The purpose of the archives is to collect, organize, and preserve the historic documents of Indiana University Kokomo. The archives is a closed stacks, locked area located on the second floor of the Library.

Guidelines on types of records to send to Campus Archives:

Two publications provide historical information about the Indiana University Kokomo campus and are available for checkout in the library:

The following link presents a list of previous chancellors of the Indiana University Kokomo campus: Past Chancellors.

On permanent display near the Ask A Librarian service desk are aerial photographs of the campus at different time periods.

The Library periodically displays Indiana University Kokomo Archive materials in the display just inside the library doors. Examples of some archive materials displayed in October 2006 are below. These are also examples of the types of materials that are housed in the campus archives.

Questions about campus archive materials should be directed to Diane J. Bever, Librarian, who is responsible for the campus archives. Please feel free to contact her at 765-455-9345 or dbever@iuk.edu.

October is American Archives Month.

Photo of Library Archives Display from October 2006
Library Display October 2006

For a closer look at some of the items included in the display, see the photographs below.

Kokomo Bulletins

Cover of Second Annual Bulletin of Kokomo Junior College 1933-1934
Second Annual Bulletin of Kokomo Junior College 1933-1934


Cover of Indiana University Kokomo Center Annual Bulletin 1961-62
Indiana University Kokomo Center Annual Bulletin 1961-62


Cover of Indiana University at Kokomo Bulletin 1971/72
Indiana University at Kokomo Bulletin 1971/72


Schedule of Classes

Cover of Indiana University Kokomo Schedule of Classes Fall Semester 1985
Indiana University Kokomo Schedule of Classes Fall Semester 1985


Campus Brochure

Indiana University Kokomo Campus Brochure 1990
Indiana University Kokomo Campus Brochure 1990


Commencement Program

Indiana University Kokomo First Annual Commencement Program, June 4, 1970

Indiana University Kokomo First Annual Commencement, June 4, 1970


Student Newspapers

The Student Voice, IU Kokomo student newspaper, March 23,1971
The Student Voice, March 23, 1971

IUK Phoenix, IU Kokomo student newspaper, December 3, 1986
IUK Phoenix, December 3, 1986

Correspondent, IU Kokomo student newspaper, August 26, 1991
Correspondent, August 26, 1991


Student Publication

Visions Perspectives in Writing, Episode Two, Held for Ransom, Fall 1994
Indiana University Kokomo, Visions Perspectives in Writing,
Episode Two, Held For Ransom, Fall 1994


Yearbook

Indiana University Kokomo Yearbook, 1972 Phoenix
Indiana University Kokomo Yearbook, 1972 Phoenix


Basketball Team

Photo of Indiana University Kokomo Basketball Team 1971-72
Indiana University Kokomo Basketball Team, 1971-72
Listings from left to right:
Front Row: Jim Jones (coach), Jerry Zanger, Jim Albright, Bruce Foster, Frank Bellamy, Randy Kitchel, Duane Galbreath.
Back Row: Frank Sallee, Ken Day, George Shoemaker, Greg Bruce, Jim Pyke, Mike Timmons, Bob Monroe, Phil Hershberger.

Basketball Team Statistics

Indiana University Kokomo Basketball Team Statistics 1971-72
Indiana University Kokomo Basketball Team Statistics 1971-1972


Last Updated: 31 July 2014