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Purdue University. Alumni and alumnae

 Organization

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012

Amar N. Bery papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSA 52
Scope and Contents Pamphlet - Indian For The English, by Amar Nath Bery, B.S. E.E. 1905.
Dates: circa 1905

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...
Dates: 1950 - 2013

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...
Dates: 1963 - 1991

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...
Dates: 1967

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.
Dates: 1948

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.
Dates: 1953 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

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...
Dates: 1917 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

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)
Dates: 1903-1906

Carl E. Egeler papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 103
Scope and Contents Includes a publication by Egler, and two catalog records for other Egler publications.
Dates: undated

Carl J. Fechheimer papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSA 108

Tom D. P. Frazer papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 18
Identifier: MSA 112
Scope and Contents The papers consist of an article by Frazer.
Dates: undated

Larry Gee papers and space memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 276
Scope and Contents The Larry Gee papers and space memorabilia document Larry Gee's 22 year career as an engineer in the aerospace industry. Memorabilia and artifacts include commemorative space flight flags, Space Shuttle Mission patches, commemorative pins, Apollo 11 anniversary memorabilia, Columbia commemorative coin, DVDs, astronaut space shuttle crew photographs, data sheets, awards, certificates, newsletters and various documents from Gee's work with Space Shuttle main engines, Atlas engines, Delta engines,...
Dates: 1988 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1988 - 2005

Jerome M. 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...
Dates: 1941 - 1972; Other: Majority of material found within 1965 - 1972

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...
Dates: 1912 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1950

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management collection of Purdue photographs and memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 82
Abstract Photographs and artifacts documenting Purdue history and Hospitality and Tourism Management Department events.
Dates: 1890 - 1991

Alpha Pierce Jamison papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 25, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 194
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a textbook by Alpha Jamison.
Dates: 1903

Chesterfield H. Janes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 301
Scope and Contents The Chesterfield H. Janes papers document the life of Janes as a Purdue student and as an IBM employee. Included within this collection are items from Janes stay in the X-Hall (presently called Meredith Hall), some memorabilia of the NASA astronauts, a collection of space related stamps and first day covers, and photographs of the Apollo-Saturn 202 (AS-202) launch. Strengths in this collection are the X-Hall ephemeral materials.  Included are receipts from the housing contract and...
Dates: 1953 - 2012; Other: Majority of material found within 1953 - 1975

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.
Dates: 1905 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1915

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 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 students, circa 1920s-1960s, and photographs of early...
Dates: 1920 - 2007

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.
Dates: 1912 - 1920

Charles R. Moore papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 32, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSF 273
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains articles by Charles R. Moore.
Dates: 1909 - 1912

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."
Dates: 1904 - 1934

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...
Dates: 1940 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

Lynn A. Scipio papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 12: Series MSA 213, Series 1, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 210
Scope and Contents The papers contain articles by Purdue alumnus, Lynn Scipio.
Dates: 1920 - 1921