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Space Exploration News collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 128
The Space Exploration News Collection features front page news stories relating to the Apollo 11 moon landing, John Glenn's history making orbit around the Earth on Friendship 7, the ending of the Space Shuttle Program and other monumental moments in the history of space exploration.

The original periodicals will be retained for historical value and use in displays and exhibits. The collection consists of three newspapers and one magazine.

Dates

  • 1962 - 2011
  • Other: Majority of material found within 1962 - 1969

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright restrictions may apply. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Extent

0.45 Cubic Feet (One flat box)

Arrangement

The periodicals appear in chronological order.

Custodial History

Transferred to Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries by Aeronautics Development director, Rita Baines on October 8, 2012.

Acquisition Information

Received by School of Aeronautics and Astronautics from B.H. Schneider.

Related Materials

MSA 5, Neil A. Armstrong papers, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

MSP 201, Dianna Thompson Collection of Apollo 11 Moon Landing news clippings, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information

All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.
Title
Space Exploration News collection
Status
Under Review
Author
Mary A. Sego
Date
2019-08-12
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2013-01-28.

Revision Statements

  • 2019-08-12: Collection description updated to new standards by Mary A. Sego.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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