The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) was founded in 1961 as a unique collaboration between the Government of India, Government of Gujarat, local industrialists of Ahmedabad, Ford Foundation and the Harvard Business School, and has emerged as a world-class management institute. The IIMA Archives, formally launched in 2019, preserves institutional memory and periodically disseminates historical information about the institute to the IIMA community and the general public. It holds a large collection of physical and digitized documents related to the foundation and evolution of the institute. The IIMA Oral History project is a key initiative of IIMA Archives that captures the experiences of several people associated with the institute from its formative years. IIMA Archives also holds a collection of documents and directories related to the business and economic history of India.
It is open to the general public for research and will be of interest to researchers working on
Information on the history of IIMA is also available at the Ford Foundation Archives, Harvard Business School Archives and Louis Kahn Archives.
IIMA Archives seeks donations of documents and memories from people associated with IIMA in the past. More generally, it also seeks digital donations that shed light on the history of business in India.
IIMA Archives strives to facilitate a researcher-friendly environment. It is open to the general public for research purposes between Monday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Kindly contact the archives team before making your visit to ensure access to documents.
IIMA Archives, Dorm 15 (Ground Floor),
Heritage Campus, IIM Ahmedabad,
Vastrapur, Ahmedabad - 380015
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