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 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2, Series 1

Scope and Contents

The Purdue Office of Publications Oral History Program collection documents Purdue University history through oral history interviews with Purdue University professors and administrators. Types of materials include: printed material, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, compact discs, and digital materials. Interview topics include Purdue history and changes in administration and academic departments.


  • 1969 - 1989
  • Majority of material found within 1970 - 1972

Languages of Materials

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

Access Information

Collection is open for research.


3.75 Cubic Feet (Three cubic foot boxes and 29 folders ) : 70 audio reels and 25 audio cassettes

119.20 Gigabytes


Interviews are arranged by last name of interviewee.

Technical Access Information

Audio reels require specialized equipment for playback. Digital recordings of audio reels are available and require software able to play MP3 audio files. Transcriptions are available digitally in PDF format and require software able to display PDF files.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States