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Magazines and Books, 1958 - 2013

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 9

Scope and Contents

This series contains a variety of books and magazines, many of which concern NASA, astronauts, and the Apollo missions from multiple perspectives. Materials include Time and Life magazine, edited volumes of Apollo mission reports for Apollo X through XVI (excluding XIV), and published books on flight and space exploration history. Materials also include miscellaneous books and magazines on topics of general interest including aviation, personal interest subjects, history, autobiographies, and Purdue University. Of particular interest are edited volumes of the Apollo XVII Lunar Surface Journal.


  • 1958 - 2013
  • Majority of material found within 1970 - 2013

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.


4.461 Cubic Feet (Two legal-size full-width manuscript boxes, three cubic feet boxes, and one flat box)


The series consists of three sub-series.
  1. Magazine cover stories
  2. Magazines
  3. Books and Mission Reports


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States