Indiana Archives and Records Administration Available Online

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Although the Indiana State Archives is closed to the public due to the public health emergency, the staff is still working.

The archivists are able to respond to your reference questions via email. You can contact them at

Visit the Digital Archives to search for names in their indexed records, including naturalization and military records.

Learn more about their collections and utilize the Research Indiana Catalog to search the entire catalog from home.

Looking for something to occupy your mind?

Help transcribe their index to the Lake County Naturalization records by creating a free account on 

Check out From The Vault blog, and keep an eye out for new blog posts detailing their remote work activities.

IARA is doing what it can to help during this crisis:

The Indiana State Archives will be providing copies of transcripts in their collection for free to medical professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

See which schools they have transcripts for and submit your request online.