Audio Recordings, Magnetic Tape, 1964 - 1973
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 12, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents
This sub-series includes numerous magnetic tapes (audio recordings) which include songs written by those inspired by Apollo 11, "wake-up" greetings to the astronauts, various interviews related to Apollo 11, the crew and their families. One box of recordings is dedicated to the entire Apollo 11 mission, from the day before lift-off, lift-off, the descent to the lunar surface, recordings from the events on the moon, ascent, splashdown, quarantine, and an interview with President Nixon. Many of the audio recordings are commercial broadcasts recorded by and sent to Armstrong by Anthony "Tony"” F. Janak, a CBS sound engineer.
- 1964 - 1973
Language of Materials
From the Collection: Collection material is primarily in English. Russian is also present.
Collection is open for scholarly research. A 48 hours notice and consultation with the Flight Archivist is required to access the collection. Portions of the collection are restricted per donor restrictions and third party privacy.
3.145 Cubic Feet (Five letter-size full-width manuscript boxes, one cubic foot box, and one shoebox)
Technical Access Information
The magnetic tapes must be migrated to a digital format before use. Contact Purdue University Archives and Special Collections if interested in using this material.