Preserving Neil Armstrong’s legacy

Few Purdue alumni have an image, or a footprint, as iconic as that of Neil Armstrong. To preserve his memory, and the integrity of his likeness, if somebody wants to use Armstrong for marketing purposes, they first have to go through Marcus Knotts. Knotts, senior associate vice president for planned giving with the Purdue Research […]

Inspiration from the lunar surface

Historians and writers regularly visit Purdue University Archives and Special Collections to research their work, but visits from visual artists are not as common. With the 50th anniversary of Boilermaker Neil Armstrong’s landmark moon landing approaching in 2019, leaders at Purdue Galleries and Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives sought a unique way to […]