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Welcome to the information page for Purdue University Archives and Special Collections. This page includes information regarding research assistance and in-person appointments, instructional activities and research consultations, donations and records transfers, and other important information.
Archives and Special Collections continues to provide virtual assistance to Purdue University faculty, staff, students, and the general public. On-site research will be available by appointment. Archival staff will make every effort to answer your question remotely. For all information requests, email firstname.lastname@example.org. A staff member will assist you.
The information below includes step-by-step instructions for requesting an in-person research visit.
Archivists are available for remote instructional activities or research consultations. For more information visit our class visits and instruction page.
Archives and Special Collections welcomes donations by individuals and records transfers by Purdue University departments in order to preserve the history of Purdue University. Archives and Special Collections is unable to accept unplanned transfers or donations; however, we may be able to schedule a method and time to receive these important resources. For more information about the types of materials that can be donated or transferred visit https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/transfer. Email email@example.com if you wish to initiate a donation or transfer, and an archivist will be happy to speak with you.