The Indiana State Archives Building: A Century of Little Progress

  In 1913, as plans were being made to celebrate the Centennial of Indiana, the Indiana State Archives was officially declared a division of the Indiana State Library. Our predecessors in the Library, the Archives, and the Historical Society were calling for a permanent Centennial Memorial Building to be dedicated on statehood day in 1916. … Continue reading The Indiana State Archives Building: A Century of Little Progress

SAA offers support for a new Archives Building

The Society of American Archivists have written a letter to Governor Eric J. Holcomb, expressing their support for a new Indiana State Archives Building.  FISA expresses our appreciation and invites all individuals and historical agencies to write Governor Holcomb and your state legislators. Read the letter from SAA, including recommendations from the Council of State … Continue reading SAA offers support for a new Archives Building

See FISA President Steve Towne’s call for action in the Spring Issue of the Archives Current!

Be sure to check out the latest issue of the Archives Current now available here. Please take special note of Friends of the Indiana State Archives President Steve Towne's call for action. Even though the new Archives building has been approved, the original funding source is no longer available. Contact your legislator and ask for … Continue reading See FISA President Steve Towne’s call for action in the Spring Issue of the Archives Current!