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UniverCity festival records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-18-19-01

Scope and Contents

Planning documents, publications, programs, brochures, reports, news clippings, audio cassettes, video tapes, and related materials documenting Ball State University’s UniverCity, a festival of creative and intellectual interchanges.


  • 1988 - 2002

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Ball State University Libraries make every reasonable effort to provide accurate information regarding the copyright status of materials held by Archives and Special Collections. Patrons may scan items or request a reproduction of one or more items in the collection; however, it is the responsibility of the patron to evaluate whether or not the intended use complies with copyright law.

Biographical Note / Historical Note / Administrative History

Founded in 1988, the UniverCity festival promoted itself as an 'academic Chautauqua' designed to break down the barriers between disciplines and professions, university and community. This one-week gathering brought world class intellects to Ball State University for debates, lectures, performances, and discussions on potentials for the world in the 21st century and role of the University in that world.


3.1 Cubic Feet (2 Paige records cartons, 1 archival letter box, and 4 video cassette archival boxes)


Arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Brochures/promotional materials

Series 2: Event and speaker information

Series 3: Administrative records

Series 4: Video recordings

Series 5: Audio recordings

UniverCity festival records
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Repository Details

Part of the Ball State University Archives Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA