Indiana University's museum of anthropology, history, and folklore. At the William Hammond Mathers Museum, Indiana University's museum of
world cultures, artifacts from near and far are collected, preserved,researched, and exhibited to increase our understanding of the unity and diversity of human culture.
Through the efforts of Eli Lilly and Indiana University, the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology was dedicated as an independent research facility with the Indiana University community in 1971. In addition to curating Eli Lilly's archaeological collection and the records and collections from Glenn Black's excavations at the Angel Mounds site, the Glenn A. Black Laboratory also curates over 10,000 collections, made up of millions of individual artifacts, representing over four decades of archaeological research in every county in Indiana and at significant sites throughout the Midwest.