"Psychiatric research with hallucinogens has resumed. After two decades of virtual prohibition, formal authorization from federal regulatory agencies to conduct investigative studies in the United States has been successfully obtained."
- Charles Grob

Collection Focus


Types of materials being sought for the Psychoactive Substances Research Collection include the papers and writings of scientists, doctors, researchers, and other scholars who have been recognized on a national and international level for their contributions to knowledge in this area. In particular, this collection will consist mainly of primary source materials such as manuscripts; diaries; research notes and data; correspondence; photographs; awards and certificates; oral histories, and other materials of enduring value.


If you have materials relating to our collecting focus, please contact:

Stephanie Schmitz, France A. Córdova Archivist
phone: 765-494-2904
Purdue Archives and Special Collections
504 West State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907