Record Group Collections

Serving as the institutional memory of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Record Group (RG) Collections document the fascinating history of IUP from its creation as Indiana State Normal School in 1875 to the present day. Collection finding aids are accessible using ArchivesSpace.

Record Groups include information generated by campus offices, departments, and the unions represented at the university. Specific record groups from IUP offices and departments include:

Visit IUP Publications and IUP History for more archival materials from IUP's history.

Record Group Listing

RG# Collection Finding Aid Inclusive Dates Research Interests
RG 1 Stock Certificates related to the Sale of the Indiana State Normal School to the Commonwealth 1869-1928 Deeds and Stock Certificates
RG 2 Administrative Manuals 1949-1991 Employee Publications (see Record Group 100)
RG 3 IUP Council of Trustees 1871-2010s History, Meeting Minutes, correspondence (
RG 4 IUP Buildings and Grounds 1875-2010s Campus Maps and History
RG 5 Board of Normal School Principals Proceedings 1896-1974 History and Publications
RG 6 Review of the Personnel Policies of the Board of Presidents 1950-1987 Policies and Office files
RG 7 Board of State College and University Directors 1977-1982 Meeting Minutes and Office files
RG 8 Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) 1983-2000 Meeting Minutes, Policies, and Reports
RG 9 Commission for State Colleges and Universities 1965-1999 Minutes, Policies and Reports
RG 10 Annual Statements and Reports to the Trustees 1909-2000s Annual Reports from Principals and Presidents
RG 11 Office of the President 1909-2010s Meeting Minutes, Reports, and Office files
RG 12 Association of Educational Office Employees (IUPAES) Records 1964-1984 Newsletters, Committees, Reports, and Minutes
RG 13 President's Reports 1949-1994 Reports, correspondence, publications (
RG 14 Councils and Committees 1930s-2010s Minutes and Reports
RG 15 Women's Advisory Council 1919-1994 Brochures and Press Releases
RG 16 School of Continuing and Non-Resident Education 1974-2003 Reports, Office files, and Promotional Materials
RG 17 College of Education and Communications 1932-1994 Curriculum, Programs, and Teaching Materials
RG 18 The Graduate School 1954-2010s Reports, Meeting Minutes, Admissions, and Manuals
RG 19 University School 1897-2004 Reports, Budgets, Meeting Minutes, and Curriculum
RG 20 Faculty News & Drum Sounds 1948-1987 Faculty Newsletters
RG 21 The Penn Student Newspaper 1925-2010s IUP Student Newspaper (
RG 22 Daily Bulletin 1928-1986 Campus announcements and news events
RG 23 Yearbooks 1888-1996 Yearbooks: Clionian (1888), Empanda (1896), Instano (1912-1927) and the Oak (1928-1996)
RG 24 Campus Directories 1935-2015

Campus phone and address information (

RG 25

Office of Public Information

1940-1988 Press Releases, Campus News, Articles, Publications, and Scrapbooks (see Record Group 63)
RG 26 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs 1875-2010s Tuition and History
RG 27 Student Publications and Projects 1903-2010s Publications, Projects, History, and Newsletters
RG 28 Office of Alumni Relations 1880-2010s Publications and Reunions
RG 29 Student Handbooks 1928-2010s Rules and Regulations
RG 30 Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 1944-2010s Publications, Reports, Office files, and Planning
RG 31 Home Economics Club 1931-1965 Scrapbooks, Publications, Office files, and Songs
RG 32 IUP Football Team 1912-2010s Football Game Programs, Recordings, and Memorabilia (see Record Group 62)
RG 33 Department of Music 1910s-2010s Performances, Scrapbooks, and Audio Recordings
RG 34 ROTC Information 1954-1975 Publications and Scrapbooks
RG 35 Commencement 1876-2010s Student Societies and Graduation Information
RG 36 Faculty Record Cards 1920s-1970s Faculty information and schedule of classes (see Record Group 100)
RG 37 University Senate 1966-2010s Curriculum, Meeting Minutes and Reports (
RG 38 Academic Affairs and Provost 1962-2010s Reports, Program Evaluation, Planning, and Minutes
RG 39 Campus Anniversaries 1900-2010s Anniversary Programs
RG 40 Vice President for Student Affairs 1949-2010s Reports, Publications, Societies, and Workshops (formerly Dean of Students)
RG 41 Convocation Programs 1974-2010s Freshmen Convocation and Honors Convocation
RG 42 Sabbatical Leave Committee 1982-2010s Meeting Minutes, and Reports
RG 43 Accreditation 1941-2010s Reports and Certificates
RG 44 Faculty Organization 1877-2010s Meeting Minutes and Handbooks (see Record Group 49)
RG 45 Office of Campus Planning 1925-2010s Facilities, Publications, Photographs, and Reports
RG 46 Student Government Association (SGA) 1961-1987 Students, Meeting Minutes, Office files, and Reports
RG 47 Student Cooperative Association 1925-1999 Meeting Minutes, Office files, and Reports
RG 48 The Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement (formerly the Center for Student Life and Greek Life) 1939-2010s

Student organizations, Greek Life, and Photographs(

RG 49 Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) 1969-2010s Faculty Union, CBA, Meeting Minutes, and Newsletters (see Manuscript Group 207)
RG 50 Special Events and Programs 1960s-1995 Campus memorabilia and Scrapbooks
RG 51 Center for Community Affairs 1976-1986 Meeting Minutes, Photographs, Projects, and Reports
RG 52 Office of the Registrar 1875-2010s Ledgers, Reports, Classes, Enrollment and Statistics
RG 53 Memorabilia and Ephemera 1875-2010s Memorabilia, Photographs, and Scrapbooks
RG 54 African American Cultural Center 1970s-2010s Students, Events, Publications
RG 55 Student Teaching 1954-1979 Students, Publications and Conferences
RG 56 Student Billing Office Business Records 1874-1990s Student Billing, Ledgers, Finances and Reports (
RG 57 American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) 1985-1996 Employee Union, CBA, Meeting Minutes, Newsletters, and Reports
RG 58 Women's Judicial Board 1939-1967 Meeting Minutes and Reports
RG 59 Phi Beta Kappa & Phi Delta Kappa 1960-1979 Student Honor Societies, Applications, Meeting Minutes, Publications
RG 60 IUP Libraries 1890-2010s Meeting Minutes, Publications, and Reports
RG 61 IUP Posters and Broadsides Collection 1990s-2010s Students, Performances, Campus Events, and Popular Culture (see Record Group 68)
RG 62 IUP Athletics 1968-1996 Sports, Press Releases, Publications, Memorabilia (see Record Group 32)
RG 63 Office of Communications and Marketing 1988-2010s Press Releases, Campus News, Publications, and Photographs (see Record Group 25)
RG 64 Faculty Publications 1968-2010s Publications by IUP Faculty (see Record Group 79)
RG 65 Faculty Textile Collection 1896-2010s Caps & Gowns, Clothing, Pennants, Memorabilia
RG 66 Foundation for IUP 1967-1992 Fundraising, Meeting Minutes, and Reports
RG 67 Video Recording Master Copies 1980s-2000s Video Recordings related to IUP and Indiana, Pennsylvania
RG 68 IUP College of Fine Arts 1927-2010s Publications, Performances, Student Productions
RG 69 IUP College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Graduation Files 1938-2003 Office files, Curriculum, Publications, and Reports
RG 70 Graduation Files: Eberly College of Business and Information Technology 1960-1994 Students, Curriculum, Publications, and Reports (see Record Group 104)
RG 71 IUP Publications: Offices, Centers, and Departments 1990s-2010s IUP Publications, Programs, Brochures, and Reports
RG 72 Admissions Office 1980s-2010s IUP Publications for Prospective Students, and Application Forms
RG 73 IUP Punxsutawney Regional Campus and the Culinary Institute 1962-2010s Publications, News Releases, and Reports
RG 74 IUP Northpointe Regional Campus 1963-2010s Publications, Photographs, News Releases, and Programs (formerly Armstrong Campus)
RG 75 Public Affairs Forum 1959-1982 Forums and Correspondence
RG 76 Media Miscellany 1970-2010s Video and Audio Formats
RG 77 James Wakefield University Photograph Collection 1960-2000 Images of Campus Events and Student Activities, Sports, and Buildings & Grounds
RG 78 Ronald Juliette University Photograph Collection 1845-1976 IUP History and Photographs
RG 79 Faculty Publications 1960s-2010s IUP Faculty Publications related to Criminology (see Record Group 64)
RG 80 Executive Assistant to the President 1969-2010s Office files, publications, event planning, and reports
RG 81 IUP Photograph Collection 1950s-2010s Photographs of campus, people and Indiana, Pennsylvania
RG 82 President's Commission on Women at IUP 2003-2010s Meeting minutes and campus reports
RG 83 Communications Media Projects including productions by Richard Lamberski 2006-2010s Video Productions created by the IUP Department of Communications Media (
RG 84 Carol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee 1994-2010s Students, Scholarships, Committee meetings, newsletters, and events
RG 85 John P. Murtha Institute for Homeland Security 2003-2011 Campus Center, Research, files, memorabilia, presentations
RG 86 The Center for Teaching Excellence and the Reflective Practice Project 1978-2010s Teaching, office files, faculty workshops
RG 87 Diploma and Certificate Collection 1879-1964 Alumni Diplomas including signed awards from Music Conservatory
RG 88 Inauguration and Investiture of the University President 1980-2013 IUP History, University President, campus events
RG 89 Office of Public Safety 1990s-2010s University Police, Parking, Campus Safety, Statistics
RG 90 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Department of Public Instruction 1926-1959

State Council of Education, University Status documents

RG 91 IT Support Center 1980s-2010s History of systems and academic computing on campus
RG 92 Campaigns for IUP 1987-2010s Fundraising and University Development
RG 93 Oral History Interviews 2008-2010s Interviews with IUP employees and the Indiana community
RG 94 Honor and Leadership Societies 2000s-2010s Student organizations including Phi Kappa Phi and Golden Key
RG 95 Office of International Education 2010s International Students, and Study Abroad Opportunities
RG 96 Military Resource Center 2010s Armed Services, Veterans, and Student Academic Services
RG 97 Department of Disability Access and Advising 2000s-2010s Student Academic Services
RG 98 News and Events 2008-2010s IUP Campus Events and Announcements
RG 99 Allegheny Arboretum 2006-2010s Oak Grove, Trees on Campus, and Environmentalism
RG 100 Office of Human Resources 2010s Employee Resources, Documents and Policies
RG 101 Office of Planning and Assessment 2008-2010s Strategic Planning, Assessment, Enrollment and Performance
RG 102 New Growth Arts Review 1976-2010s Student literary magazine, poetry, short stories, photography
RG 103 Public History Program Projects: Oral History Interviews conducted by the Department of History 1983-2004 Interviews about the Rhetoric and Linguistics Program, IUP Libraries, and other projects conducted by Public History Program students
RG 104 Eberly College of Business and Information Technology 1990s-2010s Program brochures, Building Dedication, and Website information (see Record Group 70)
RG 105 Robert E. Cook Honors College 1990s-2010s Honors College, Whitmyre Hall, Convocation and Commencement (see Record Group 35)
RG 106 Department of Geography and Regional Planning 1960s-1970s Keystone Lantern Slide Collection (see Manuscript Group 160)
RG 107 IUP Campus Ministry Collection see Manuscript Group 135 1960s-1990s Religious Life, Community Engagement, and Diversity Initiatives in Indiana County (see Manuscript Group 135)
RG 108 IUP Panhellenic Association 1960s-2010s IUP Greek Life, Sororities and Fraternities
RG 109 Women's and Gender's Studies 1990s-2010s IUP Program, Syllabi, and Gender Equality
RG 110 IUP Collection of COVID-19 Coronavirus Documentation 2019-2020s Correspondence, Documents, Memorabilia, Photographs, Publications documenting COVID-19