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Dianna Thompson Collection of Apollo 11 Moon Landing news clippings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 201

Scope and Contents

The Dianna Thompson Collection of Apollo 11 Moon Landing news clippings documents the Apollo 11 moon landing and events leading up to and shortly afterwards. There are also articles about Janet Shearon Armstrong. Most of the articles are from Kansas City newspapers. Also included are a few editorial cartoons.

Dates

  • Other: 1969

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Material copyrights may be held by the original creators. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Historical Information

These clippings were collected by Dianna Thompson, during the Apollo 11 moon landing mission.

Extent

0.226 Cubic Feet (One letter-size half-width manuscript box)

Arrangement

The clippings are arranged in chronological order, within their respective folders.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Kristen Alvarez on behalf of her mother, Dianna Thompson, May 28, 2015.

Related Materials

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

MSA 332, Neil Armstrong newspaper clippings collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries MSP 128, Space Exploration News collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information

All material has been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.  All newsprint has been photocopied, and the original clippings have been retained. The original articles were received folded but in good condition.
Title
Dianna Thompson Collection of Apollo 11 Moon Landing news clippings
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 2017-04-08.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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