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The Franklin Archive is a digital collection of the Franklin College newspaper, The Franklin.
Coverage dates from October 1908 – March 2015.
The Archives are located on the library’s third floor. Visit to gain an historical, rich alternative for any research topic.
If you are unable to visit the Archives during business hours, please submit an online archive request.
Additionally, you can email the archives at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (317) 738-8163. Ruth Dorrel, Archivist, or another librarian will assist you.
The Archives consist of two archival collections and three special collections:
The Archives are open to everyone. All Franklin College students, faculty, staff, alumni can use materials from any of the three collections. The Special Collections are non-circulating (except for some materials in the Banta Collection). Anyone may submit questions and/or schedule an appointment.
The Archives are located on the third floor of Hamilton Library.
Many materials included in the Baptist, Franklin, and Banta Collections can be found using OneSearch 2.0.
The Archives are open:
These times are subject to change. Click here to see a complete schedule of the Archives hours.
If you are traveling from off-campus, please call before visiting or email the archivist to schedule an appointment.
Learn more about Franklin College and its vast academic and athletic history.
The Archives house a rich history of Franklin College, its current/past people and events.