Resources in Indiana
The Indiana Eugenics Digital Library (IEDL)
The Indiana Eugenics Digital Library is a consortium of digitized public resources provided by the Indiana State Library, Indiana State Archives, and the Indiana University School of Medicine that illustrate the history and legacy of the Indiana Eugenics movement. The IEDL will provide virtual access to historical documents, photographs, and manuscripts for academic research and historical reference. Additionally, the IEDL provides a platform for the digital preservation of these important artifacts. This resource is currently under construction.
Here are some other Indiana web resources:
Indiana Medical History Museum
The Indiana Medical History Museum is on the grounds of the former Central State Hospital and house many artifacts and records form the hospital.
Indiana State Archives
The Indiana State Archives contains the public records of many of the institutions and organizations that were active in eugenics in Indiana.
Indiana State Library
The Indiana State Library has a webpage that lists resources for both eugenics in Indiana and the United States. The resources include books, family histories, articles, Indiana laws, a thesis, and a eugenics clippings file.
Ruth Lilly Medical Library, IUPUI, Special Collection and History of Medicine
The History of Medicine collection of the Ruth Lilly Medical Library contains primary sources for research in the history of eugenics in Indiana. The collection includes the Monthly Bulletin of the Indiana State Board of Public Health.