Exhibits are held year-round in the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, located on the fourth floor of the Humanities, Social Science and Education Library in Stewart Center.
June 29 - December 8, 2017 - Missing You: Navigating Amelia Earhart's Last Flight and Enduring Legacy.
January 11 - June 23, 2017 - Looking Down, Looking Out, and Looking Up: Maps and the Human Experience
Through internal and external partnerships Archives and Special Collections has created a number of digital exhibitions to highlight the scope, content, and varied nature of our collections. Visit the online exhibits listed below to explore a part of Purdue history.
Flight and Space
- Amelia Earhart
- Jerry L. Ross: An Astronaut's Journey
- Purdue's Place in Space: From the Midwest to the Moon
- Curiosity + Collaboration = Choreographic Expression: A History of Concert Dance at Purdue University 1931-2011
- John Purdue
- Old Oaken Bucket
- . . .Or the Fire Next Time: A Timeline of African American History at Purdue
- Purdue Customs and Traditions
- Purdue Historical Timeline
- Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program
- Quest for Equality
- Advancing the Construction Industry through Innovation: A Part of the Charles Pankow Legacy Project
- George Ade
- Donald N. Heirman
- John McCutcheon