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Apollo 11 in the Archives: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers Exhibit
Start Date: 4/5/2019Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 4/5/2019End Time: 4:30 PM
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Event Description:

Exhibit of selected documents and artifacts from the Neil Armstrong papers

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.edu
Neil A. Armstrong - Purdue Archives and Special Collections
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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

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