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Reports and Research for Purdue University Master's Thesis, 1958 - 1976

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 2, Sub-Series 3

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series includes materials documenting Jerry Ross' coursework at Purdue University, including ROTC training and certificate of meritorious achievement - "Outstanding Basic Cadet" award, a two page reflection on "My Career in the Air Force;" reports and research material from his master's thesis, and training material from Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Air Force Base. Ross' United States Air Force special orders and documents are included, along with a few Air Force training items. Various Purdue University and Gunter Air Force Base memorabilia is featured, including but not limited to, newsletters, newspapers, pamphlets, certificates and programs. The course binders include Ross' handwritten notes, homework assignments, tests and final exams. Many of Ross' favorite textbooks, written by Purdue professors and others are also retained in this series.


  • 1958 - 1976

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English. One MIR publication is in Russian.

Access Information

Collection is open for research. Per donor request, some DVDs and VHS cassettes are listed as restricted, consult with archivist. Two folders contain confidential information and are marked as restricted.


1.278 Cubic Feet (Two letter-size full-width manuscript box and one legal-size full-width manuscript box)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States