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Audio Visual, 1968 - 2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5

Scope and Contents

The audio visual material consists of a wide range of media and topics. Some of the highlights are military Change of Command ceremonies, Space Shuttle related events, Bridges' "Last Flight at Edwards Air Force Base," a presentation by Bridges on the future of Kennedy Space Center, various Purdue astronaut alumni events, along with the Purdue University 2001 commencement ceremony when he received an honorary doctorate.

Also included are a PBS Frontline, "The Real Stuff," segment (reproduction is prohibited), "Cool Digs," a segment for "Newsstand" based on a tour of Bridges' office while he was Center Director of the NASA Kennedy Space Center, May 15, 2000, and "CAIB (Columbia Accident Investigation Board) Report Media Briefing," August 26, 2003.

Due to the variety of topics, please refer to the listing within the finding aid.


  • 1968 - 2007

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

PBS Frontline, "The Real Stuff," segment copyright retained by PBS, and reproduction is prohibited.


5.60 Cubic Feet (Five cubic feet boxes, one letter-size full-width manuscript box and one letter-size half-width manuscript box)


The series has been arranged by type of media (VHS, DVDs, CDs, audio tapes, and films) and placed in chronological order within each type.

Technical Access Information

SoOme of the audio visual must be converted to digital format before use. Contact Purdue University Archives and Special Collections if interested in using this material.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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