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Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae

 Organization

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Allan C. Soderberg papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 247
Scope and Contents The Allan C. Soderberg papers (1976; 0.4 cubic feet) documents the research and planning Allan C. Soderberg conducted when working for Arthur G. McKee and Company in Warsaw, Poland to build an antibiotics plant. Materials include descriptive material, an equipment list, and project drawings. The descriptive materials include the following information: project scope, process descriptions, utilities and services, cost estimate, and engineering schedule. Each book is bound together. History of...

Amar N. Bery papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSA 52
Scope and Contents Pamphlet - Indian For The English, by Amar Nath Bery, B.S. E.E. 1905.

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Abstract This collection includes documents, coursework, working papers and subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to Neil A. Armstrong's education, Navy career, training and career as a test pilot and astronaut, his career as a professor of engineering, and roles as advisor and participant for various commissions.

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...

Carl E. Egeler papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 103
Scope and Contents Egeler, C. E. (1921). Condenser Lenses for Theater Motion Picture Equipments. Advance Copy, May 9, 1921, no other publication information is available.

Printouts of catalog records for two other Egeler publications: Archives and Special Collections, 622.47 Eg21i 1938, Illumination of mines and mining operations.

Archives and Special Collections, 621.326 G28, Bulletin / Engineering Department, National Lamp Works of General Electric Co.

Carl J. Fechheimer papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSA 108
Scope and Contents Fechheimer, Carl J. (1912). Self Starting Synchronous Motors. American Institute of Electrical Engineers, April 1912, pp. 305-361.

Roger B. Chaffee letter and postcard

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 282
Scope and Contents The letter dated July 24, 1965 is from Roger Chaffee to his parents. On the reverse is a July 25, 1965 note from Martha Chaffee to her in-laws in which she signs, "Roger, Martha, Sheryl and Steve." In the letter, Roger discussed an upcoming flight and the astronaut's rotation as capsule communicator (CAPCOM). He mentions Gus Grissom, Gene Cernan, Jim McDivitt, Buzz Aldrin and Dave Scott. Both Roger and Martha discuss recent family activities at home. The postcard, dated July 1965, was sent by...

Chesterfield H. Janes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 301
Abstract Apollo era printed materials, artifacts, and photographs related to Janes’ professional career at IBM and also printed materials and artifacts from his student life at Purdue University.

College of Civil Engineering, Joint Transportation Research Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 47
Scope and Contents The College of Engineering/Civil/Joint Transportation Research Program collection (1920-2007; 3.55 cubic feet and one oversize photograph) documents the history of the Joint Highway Research Project, which was formed in 1937, and later became known as the Joint Transportation Research Program. The collection also contains items from the Purdue Civil Engineering Department, prior to 1937; numerous photographs, including 301 photographs and notations about the educational background of graduate...

Mark K. Craig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 81
Scope and Contents The Mark K. Craig papers document Purdue alumnus (BSAE 1971) Mark Craig's almost fifty year career in space exploration. Craig contributed to the Apollo, Apollo-Soyuz, Space Shuttle, Space Station, Mars Rover Sample Return, and Lunar-Mars Exploration programs in positions progressing from co-op intern to NASA Assistant Administrator. The papers also reflect Craig’s work on space policy and NASA strategic planning. The collection notably includes materials related to the day-to-day...

E. A. Kingsley papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 8, Placement: 15
Identifier: MSA 154
Scope and Contents The papers consist of one folder which contains an address by Kingsley, and publications by and about him.

Edward Ross papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: 00000er1
Scope and Contents Three lecture notebooks from Purdue Mechanical Engineering classes, 1903-1906. Mechanical Drawings (1903) Shop Lectures (1905) Steam Engines and Boilers (1906)

George L. Colburn papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 5, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 72
Scope and Contents Colburn, Gelorge L. (1948). The Modern Method of Producing Continuous Sheet Glass. South Baintree, Massachusetts: The Observer Press, Incorporated.

Purdue Memorabilia and Photographs of the Hospitality and Tourism Department

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 82
Abstract Photographs and artifacts documenting Purdue history and Hospitality and Tourism Department events.

Jerome Goldman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 461
Scope and Contents The Jerome Goldman papers document Goldman's career as a Purdue University student in Aeronautical Engineering, his service in the United States Army Air Corp and his work afterwards as a pilot for United Air Lines, along with his key role in establishing Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Air Lines as chief pilot, director of operations, and later vice president for operations and maintenance. Also included are papers from his work with International Learning Systems, the Federal...

John R. Simmons student papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 313
Abstract Essays, papers, reports, and test results documenting some of the coursework John Simmons completed while an Aeronautical Engineering student at Purdue from 1950-1954. Also included is the report titled, “Aircraft Powerplant Testing,” by the instructional staff of the Powerplant Division of the School of Aeronautics, Purdue University, 1951, and several Civil Air regulations.

James M. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 13
Scope and Contents The James M. Johnson papers document the career of pilot James Johnson (Jimmy Johnson) and his colleagues in early flight and aviation training. Most of the collection is made up of photographs. There are also newspaper clippings and three pilot's log books. The photographs show Johnson individually, Johnson standing with colleagues, Johnson in or near airplanes, and airplanes individually. Many of the photographs were taken at McCook Field in Dayton, Ohio.

Lana Murphy Couch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 312
Scope and Contents The Lana Murphy Couch papers document Couch's forty year career with NASA, first as a wind tunnel test engineer, and later in management positions. Types of materials include: correspondence, newsletters, papers, photographs, programs, publications, research and work reports, technical reports, VHS tapes, writings, and material related to award recognition.

Larry Gee papers and space memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MSA 276
Abstract Memorabilia and artifacts such as commemorative space flight flags, shuttle patches, commemorative pins, Columbia commemorative coin, DVDs, astronaut space shuttle crew photographs and various documents from Larry Gee’s 22 year career as an engineer in the aerospace industry.  Gee was involved in work with Space Shuttle main engines, Atlas engines, Delta engines, the International Space Station, THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) and other space programs.

Lynn A. Scipio papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 12: Series MSA 213, Series 1, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 210
Scope and Contents Articles by Lynn Scipio.

Mark N. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 302
Scope and Contents The Mark N. Brown papers include papers and memorabilia of retired astronaut and Purdue Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering alumnus, Mark N. Brown. Included are Brown's textbooks from his studies at Purdue, Air Force ROTC certificate, Apollo program photographs that were pinned to Brown's Purdue dorm room wall while he was a student in the early 1970s, a Purdue paper airplane contest trophy, along with other Purdue memorabilia.  The collection also includes NASA memorabilia...

Robert C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 253
Abstract Photographs, publications, and artifacts documenting the scholastic career of Robert C. Thompson and campus life at Purdue.

Jerry L. Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283
Scope and Contents The Jerry L. Ross papers document Ross' student life at Purdue, his test flight engineer work, and NASA career as an engineer and astronaut. The collection includes Purdue coursework and memorabilia; papers from Ross' work at Edwards Air Force Base, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Test Pilot School; NASA Space Shuttle training, mission documents and mission related scrapbooks, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews, along with documents and maps from Ross' work on Space Shuttle...

Ross W. Hippensteel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 34
Scope and Contents The Ross W. Hippensteel papers (1912-1960; 13.5 cubic feet) document the college and military career of Ross W. Hippensteel. The collection contains many artifacts, papers, handbooks, manuals, certificates, class notes, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, a pencil sketch, clothing and other miscellaneous items. Some of the items belonged to his wife, Jean Rankin Hippensteel. The class notes are from many of his Purdue University, mechanical engineering and physics courses from 1929-1934, along...

Theodore Morris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 342
Scope and Contents The Theodore Morris papers document the education and professional work of 1906 Purdue graduate Theodore Morris. The papers include his mechanical engineering assignments, engineering and metallurgy notebooks, and documentation related to his 1934 patent for an "Aggregate Treating Apparatus" for use in "drying sand, stone, and other mineral aggregate for use with asphaltic cement and other bituminous materials for paving purposes."