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Campus Life at DePauw

Campus life at DePauw University as seen through resources found within the DePauw University Archives and Special Collections.

Audio Materials

Archives Media Digital Collection

The Archives Media Digital Collection contains over 12,000 audio and video recordings of campus events, interviews, radio programs, music recitals and presentations given by visiting speakers and faculty. These digital recordings were made from a variety of audio, including reel-to-reel, cassettes and phonograph discs dating back to the 1940s. 

For more information on obtaining copies of non-digitized recordings, please contact us at or (765) 658-4406.

Visual Materials

                            The DePauw University Archives and Special Collections is home to over 1,000,000 photographs such as daguerreotypes, cyanotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, albumen prints, gelatin silver prints, polaroids, born-digital, and more. Only a fraction of these materials have been digitized are are available online.

The Archives Documents and Photographs Digital Collection includes digitized photographs of students, faculty, fraternities and sororities, sports contests, reunions, and campus buildings and scenes.