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IWU Historical Research: Home

Sources for historical information about Illinois Wesleyan University from 1850-present.


The links below contain a variety of sources for research about the development of IWU: people, places and events are documented in photographs, publications, personal ephemera and scholarly and creative works. You can keep track of collection highlights and additions by subscribing to the archives' blog.

Note: Not everything there is to know about IWU is available online! See the Physical Collections section below for more clues. If you are not sure where to start or have questions about finding specific information, contact University Archivist Meg Miner by any of the means listed in the sidebar to the right. 

Physical Collections

Visitors to Tate Archives & Special Collections are welcome! The links below contain descriptions of the types of material you will find in this department on the Ames Library's fourth floor. Please visit the archives homepage for hours or contact University Archivist Meg Miner for details.

Contact me for help

Meg Miner
309-556-1538; Ames Library 401C, in the Archives

Research Assistance Hours

M 10-12

T 3-5

F 1-2

Other times by appointment
Website / Blog Page

Homecoming 2010 presentation

The powerpoint and notes for the 2010 Homecoming 
presentation are linked below.

Other presentations

This service is maintained by The Ames Library. Please contact us with any problems or suggestions.