Search Archives Holdings
Research Indiana Catalog
A new online catalog connects researchers to the millions of records housed within the collections of the Indiana State Archives. The Research Indiana Catalog simplifies the process of searching the Archives' collections by providing listings of more than a quarter of a million holdings. The Research Indiana Catalog is the result of a multi-year inventory project, and will continue to be updated and refined. If you notice any errors in our data, please email us at email@example.com.
Search for Containers
To view records, please plan a visit to our reading room. Some records are stored remotely and may require advance notice in order to retrieve them for your visit. Some materials may contain material deemed confidential by law or restricted by promulgated rule. The Indiana State Archives also weighs the need for preservation from deterioration, mutilation, or theft in establishing access to original materials.
Indiana State Archives' Collections and Indexes
The Indiana State Archives collects, preserves, and makes available for public use historical and evidential materials relating to Indiana. In all, the Archives houses over 110,000 cubic feet of permanently valuable materials containing millions of individual items. These records date from the territorial period to the present.
Search through the frequently researched areas in our collections.
Indiana Digital Archives
Visit the Indiana Digital Archives to find your ancestors' information.
Many of our records have been indexed in our Online Indexes.
Alphabetical Subject Index
Easily search through our extensive subject list in this Alphabetical Index.
Search Collections by Subject Area
Not sure where to start? Click one of the subject areas below.
|Personal/Family History||Cultural History||Military Records||African American History|
|Court Records||Police/Criminal History||Land Records||History of Government|
|Photographs||Civil War Records||Elected Officials & Laws||Medical Records|
To Request Records
If you are interested in viewing records in our reading room, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a description of what you would like to see. This ensures that the records are retrieved before your visit.
Microfilm with a location that begins MF indicates that it is a use copy and is readily available for patron use in our reading room. Microfilm stored in our vault will need to be duplicated or scanned in order to be viewed.
For a full list of services and fees visit: http://in.gov/iara/2452.htm.