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
Researchers use tools called "finding aids" to determine which archival records will provide information about their research topics. The finding aids on our website each describe a different archival collection. This description may be a paragraph that explains who created the records or summarizes the collection, and may be followed by a more detailed list of folders. To find an archival collection:
Most finding aids will provide you with a list of boxes and the names of the folders they contain. The folder names are your best clue to what you will find in the collection.
Once you've found a collection to you'd like to see, write down the name, and which boxes in the collection seem most interesting. Bring this information to Special Collections, or email us for a copy at firstname.lastname@example.org.