Archives, located in Room 1700, contains those publications and records
that have historical or research value pertaining to Eastern Illinois University.
and inventory lists are available at the Archives.
Contact: 217-581-7552 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1-4 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. However, persons are urged
to call before visiting the Archives.
include such items as administrative records, faculty publications, photographs,
and EIU memorabilia.
Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)
The State Archives administers a system of Illinois Regional Archives Depositories
(IRAD) to manage the archival records of local governments. The IRAD depository at EIU,
located in Room 1700, contains records of historical and genealogical significance
from various governmental units in East-central Illinois.
IRAD materials include
such items as vital records, land records, wills, probate records, and jail
An inventory of
the records housed at the other IRAD depositories also is available.
IRAD, managed by
the State Archives in Springfield, operates out of the University Archives.
Hours: 9 a.m.-12
p.m.; 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except state holidays.
However, the IRAD depository is staffed by graduate student interns.
To avoid disappointment, please call in advance of your visit.