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Indiana University Center for Cultural Resources

The Center for Cultural Resources is a collection of resource kits, each organized to teach a core of 12 universal themes on unity and diversity. Many of the kits have an international focus on a particular geographic region or individual country, others focus on a particular time period or ethnic group, e.g. the Amish. The kits are available for checkout after receiving a brief orientation and borrower's card. For more information on orientations or reserving a kit, please e-mail ccr@ius.edu.

Indiana University Southeast Archives

As the official repository of Indiana University Southeast, the Library houses a variety of official and historical documents and records, including Bulletins, reports, manuals, photographs, and The Horizon, the Indiana University Southeast student newspaper.

IUScholarWorks provides a permanent, online archive for the intellectual output of faculty, students, and staff on the IU Southeast campus. It ensures that IU Southeast research is freely available now and preserved for the future. Current collections include presentations and programs from previous IU Southeast Student Conferences, and a book published by Elizabeth Gritter, a history faculty member.

Ars Femina Archives

The Ars Femina Archives consists of musical scores by women, composed between 1500 and 1900. This collection, assembled by the Ars Femina ensemble, Indiana University Southeast's ensemble in residence, will eventually include nearly 3,000 scores in print and microform. It documents the important but under-recognized contributions women have made to the development of musical style.

William L. Simon Sheet Music Collection

The William L. Simon Sheet Music Collection consists of 19,000 pieces of sheet music published between the mid-19th century and the end of the 20th century. This collection of American popular songs includes first editions by Stephen Foster, signed editions by prominent songwriters and performers of the 20th century, movie and show music, ragtime, blues, and jazz, sheet music from various animated cartoon features, and wartime music from the Civil War through the Vietnam War. It also includes songs about news events (the Titanic disaster, the flights of Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart), transportation, temperance, and a host of other topics. The Simon Collection is a rich resource for researchers interested in the intersection between American culture and popular song.

Papers of Representative Baron P. Hill

This collection includes various miscellaneous papers of Baron Hill, Democratic representative of Indiana’s 9th Congressional district from 1999-2004 and 2007-2010.

For information about Indiana University Southeast Library Special Collections, please contact Marty Rosen, Director of Library Services, (812) 941-2631.

Book: "Davis Floyd and Southern Indiana at the Crossroads of America in the Early 1800's and Floyd's Florida Connection" by Ernest W. "Bill" Smith

Davis Floyd and Southern Indiana at the Crossroads of America in the Early 1800's and Floyd's Florida Connection, is full of information, stories, and intriguing investigations into accounts of connections with Queen Elizabeth I, Napoleon Bonaparte, Pocahontas, Aaron Burr, and others.

Author, Ernest W. "Bill" Smith, of New Albany, Indiana, has turned his years of historical and genealogical research into a new book on the life of Davis Floyd. He offers it here for the casual researcher, professional historian, and interested reader.

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Why Voting Matters to Me Discussion Panel

Why Voting Matters to Me Discussion Panel

September 28th, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

September 29th, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Virtual Town Hall: Author Dr. Dianne Glave

Virtual Town Hall: Author Dr. Dianne Glave

September 29th, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

September 30th, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

September 30th, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fall Internship and Career Fair

Fall Internship and Career Fair

October 1st, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Movie Night: “Harriet”

Movie Night: “Harriet”

October 1st, 2020

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Alcohol Education Session

Alcohol Education Session

October 2nd, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

FACET/ILTE Beginning Peer Review Workshop

FACET/ILTE Beginning Peer Review Workshop

October 2nd, 2020

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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