About the Collection
This collection is a rich source of Purdue history,
showing the campus grow from its earliest years to present. Currently
there are more than 2,600 images in the collection. You
may use one of the following special searches in order to find general
images or you may use the advanced search to help pinpoint
the campus scene you are interested in.
Browse by Decade
Browse Campus Maps and Aerial Views of Campus
Search Buildings and Campus Scenes
Use the Advanced
Search to narrow your search results. We have detailed instructions for the advanced search in the help system. The help system is also available from the Advanced Search page. When creating your search, limit your search to one or more of the collections found in the drop-down menu used for browsing collections.
The Digital Initiatives group has established standards
for all of the scanning projects that are undertaken by the Purdue
University Libraries. For more information go to the Digital
Initiatives Project Manual.
The contents of The Purdue University Libraries e-Archives
are protected by the copyright laws of the United States of America
and by applicable international laws and treaties. No portion of this
content may be reproduced in any form, or by any means, without the
prior written consent of the Purdue University. To obtain reproduction
consent, please complete our duplication
form. Send the completed, signed form to Shauna Borger. Requests
are accepted via U.S. mail, FAX or e-mail. See the form for contact
Saving and printing in PDF format
To help you in your research many documents come with a PDF copy that you may download to your local drive. If the drop-down menu has an entry that refers to a print version (see below) then you will be able to download a PDF copy.
In the upper left hand corner select complete print version and press go. The document will then display in the window as a PDF. You can easily save the PDF and print from that version.
There are numerous people that have been involved with several of
the collections. Sammie Morris has given the staff the vision to focus
on disseminating Purdue history to a larger audience. Numerous student
employees have diligently scanned the photographs and documents. Carl
Snow assumed overall management of each of the projects. Jan Addison
ensured that the final quality checks were done and managed the
metadata for each of the projects.
If you are interested in learning more about any of these collections,
please see our contact
information. If you have questions about the project workflow
or technical questions about the hardware or software contact the Digital