Purdue University Archives and Special Collections

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Collecting Areas

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.

Betsy Gordon Psychoactive Substances Research Collection

Materials in this collecting area document the history psychedelic medicine. The collections illustrate how psychedelic research has been carried out and facilitated, how patients have responded to these treatments, and how policy and culture have affected the research.

Susan Bulkeley Butler Women's Archives

The Susan Bulkeley Butler Women's Archives collects, preserves, and makes available for research original and rare materials that capture the often overlooked and underrepresented stories of women and their communities in Purdue and Indiana's past.


About the Archives

The mission of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, a division of Purdue University Libraries, 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.

To help with this Mission, donations are key to the future of the Archives. To learn more about donating materials to the Archives, please see our transfer guidelines.

Additional Info

(765) 494-2839


Physical Address
Stewart Center
HSSE Library Fourth Floor
128 Memorial Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Mailing Address
Purdue University Archives and Special Collections
504 Mitch Daniels Blvd.
West Lafayette, IN 47907