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Purdue University Northwest Archives and Special Collections

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Archives and Special Collections mission is to identify, collect, preserve, and make accessible to researchers materials of enduring value that document the history, culture, scholarship, advancements, and achievements of

About Archives & Special Collections

Mission

The Purdue University Northwest Archives and Special Collections mission is to identify, collect, preserve, and make accessible to researchers materials of enduring value that document the history, culture, scholarship, advancements, and achievements of the university’s faculty, staff, and students

 What is an Archive and Special Collection?

Our department holds books, documents, photographs and other items that are either very old, fragile, rare, or important to Purdue University Calumet, Purdue University North Central, and Purdue University Northwest history. Many of these resources are irreplaceable, so our policies and procedures are different from the rest of the University Libraries.  Finding Aids are used to find archival items. 

Welcome to Purdue University Northwest Archives & Special Collections

    

Barker Mansion, 1954

 

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