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Audiovisual collection, 1968 - 2015

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 8

Scope and Contents

This series contains non-photographic audiovisual media, including video tapes, cassettes, films, CDs, and DVDs. Many of the materials were professionally produced for public audiences such as news specials, documentaries, television appearances, public appearances, conferences, public service announcements, charity and promotional events, and commemorations, which usually (but not always) feature and/or interview Cernan.

Topics generally involve space exploration, fellow astronauts, and the Apollo and Gemini programs. Of special note are audio recordings of Cernan reading his book, The Last Man on the Moon.

Items appear in chronological order, within each grouping of media.


  • 1968 - 2015

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is primarily in English. French is also present.

Access Information

The collection is open for research. Portions of the collection which contain confidential information are restricted.


6.046 Cubic Feet (Five cubic foot boxes, one legal-size full-width manuscript box, and one shoe box)


This series has been grouped by type of audio visual material, as the three sub-series indicate.
  1. Video Tapes
  2. DVDs and CDs
  3. Films and Audio Tapes


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States