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Teaching, 1961 - 2004

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 5

Scope and Contents

This series consists of items from Neil Armstrong's work as a professor at the University of Cincinnati. The first box contains miscellaneous University of Cincinnati material that Armstrong had placed in various folders. These include a press release of his appointment as Professor of Engineering, teaching contracts, campus maps, clippings, correspondence, publications, and resolution upon his retirement from teaching in 1980.

The remaining boxes contain the contents of individual folders and eleven binders, and the content remains as Armstrong had arranged them. The courses include Aircraft Flight Test II, Aircraft Performance, Dynamics I, and Aerospace Engineering, 351, 541, 611, 612, 613, 660, 661 and 823. Also included is course material from an Experimental Flight Mechanics short course he taught at the University of Tennessee Space Institute.

The material ranges from prep material, lecture notes, handouts, assignments, readings, problems, student's homework/projects, quizzes, tests and final exams. The ninth binder contains the master copies of problems, quizzes, exams and finals for Aerospace Engineering 660, 661 and 662 (one quiz).


  • 1961 - 2004

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is primarily in English. Russian is also present.

Access Information

Some boxes are restricted, due to student information and personal information. Those boxes are listed as restricted, and one must speak to an archivist about access restrictions, as noted.


2.725 Cubic Feet (Seven letter-size full-width manuscript boxes and one letter-size half-width manuscript box)


The eleven binders remain as Armstrong had arranged them.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States