Looking Down, Looking Out, and Looking Up: Maps and the Human Experience is the latest exhibit at the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center at Purdue University. WBAA's John Clare spoke to Outreach Archivist Adriana Harmeyer about the center and their latest exhibit that includes artifacts of Amelia Earhart, Gene Cernan, and Lillian Gilbreth.
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The mission of the Purdue University Libraries Archives and Special Collections unit is to support the discovery, learning, and engagement goals of Purdue University by identifying, collecting, preserving, and making available for research records and papers of enduring value created or received by the University and its employees.
The Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center includes:
Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives
Preserving the history of flight and space exploration as experienced by Purdue University alumni, educators, and researchers in engineering, aeronautics, and astronautics.
Psychoactive Substances Research Collection
The international history of psychoactive substances and their benefits to medicine and healing.
Susan Bulkeley Butler Women's Archives
Documenting the pioneering women who helped shape Purdue and Indiana history.