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      August 12, 2019

      Monday   1:00 PM (on various days)

      610 Purdue Mall
      West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

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      Apollo 11 in the Archives: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers Exhibit

      Event DetailsGo BackApollo 11 in the Archives: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers ExhibitStart Date: 3/18/2019Start Time: 1:00 PMEnd Date: 3/18/2019End Time: 4:30 PMThis event recurs on a custom schedule.   Click here to see the series dates.
      Event Description:
      "July 20, 1969: One Giant Leap For Mankind" -- NASA

      July 20, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the first spaceflight that landed Purdue University alumnus and NASA astronaut Neil A. Armstrong on the moon.

      To commemorate Purdue alumnus Neil A. Armstrong's and his fellow astronauts' Apollo 11 Moon Landing and spaceflight accomplishments, the Purdue Archives and Special Collections presents "Apollo 11 in the Archives: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers." The exhibit opens Monday, March 18 and runs through Friday, August 16, 2019 and is open free to the public.

      Armstrong's papers are a collection in the Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives in the Purdue Archives and Special Collections, a division of Purdue University Libraries. (See http://earchives.lib.purdue.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/pualumni/id/36/rec/13 for the photograph of Armstrong featured in the e-Archives.)

      More information about the Purdue Archives and Special Collections is available at www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol.

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      Purdue Archives and Special Collections Location:
      Humanities, Social Science, and Education (HSSE) Library, 4th floor
      504 W. State Street
      West Lafayette, IN 47907

      Contact Information:
      Name: Tracy Grimm, Associate Head of Archives and Special Collections and Barron Hilton Archivist for Flight and Space Exploration
      Phone: (765) 494-2839
      Email: archives@purdue.eduAdditional Information
      Purdue Archives and Special Collections Location:
      Humanities, Social Science, and Education (HSSE) Library, 4th floor
      504 W. State Street
      West Lafayette, IN 47907
      Contact Information:
      Name: Tracy Grimm, Associate Head of Archives and Special Collections and Barron Hilton Archivist for Flight and Space Exploration
      Phone: (765) 494-2839
      Email: archives@purdue.edu

      Categories: University & Alumni

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