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Dianna Thompson Collection of Apollo 11 Moon Landing news clippings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 201
The Dianna Thompson Collection of Apollo 11 Moon Landing news clippings (1969; 0.25 cubic feet) 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: Date acquired: 04/05/2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Purdue University per deed of gift.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet

1 mss._boxes

Abstract

Newspaper clippings related to the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing mission. Clippings are primarily from Kansas City, Missouri newspapers.

Biographical / Historical

History of the Dianna Thompson Collection of Apollo 11 Moon Landing News Clippings

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

Source: Per information provided by Mrs. Thompson’s daughter, Kristen Alvarez.

Source of Acquisition

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

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

Neil A. Armstrong papers: [url=https://apps.lib.purdue.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=149&q=armstrong]https://apps.lib.purdue.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=149&q=armstrong[/url] Neil Armstrong newspaper clippings collection: [url=https://apps.lib.purdue.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=1226&q=newspaper]https://apps.lib.purdue.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=1226&q=newspaper[/url] Space Exploration News collection: [url=https://apps.lib.purdue.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=1677&q=Apollo+11]https://apps.lib.purdue.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=1677&q=Apollo+11[/url] Purdue University Astronaut collection: [url=https://apps.lib.purdue.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=1682&q=Apollo+11]https://apps.lib.purdue.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=1682&q=Apollo+11[/url]

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
Author
Mary A. Sego
Date
04/08/2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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