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Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University Astronauts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 168
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Astronauts collection consists of items relating to Purdue's alumni astronauts that had been collected by various donors before the advent of the Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives. Included are newspaper clippings, Purdue University News Service press releases that had been written in regards to Neil A. Armstrong and Apollo 11, and various newspapers with Apollo 11 headlines and related clippings. Also included are Purdue University related publications...

Donald E. Williams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 12
Scope and Contents The Donald E. Williams papers (1978-1991; 1.7 cubic feet) document Williams' two shuttle missions; STS-51-D and STS-34, along with memorabilia from STS-1, the first mission.  Also included are various mission patches and decals. The artifacts include his flight helmet, and items used in space; gloves, knife, fork, teaspoon, and can opener. Types of materials include: artifacts, checklists (mission), clippings, decals, memorabilia, NASA press kit, papers, patches, and photographs....