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Aerojet Employment and Consultant Work, 1940s - 1990s

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 4

Scope and Contents

Within this series are items from Ehresman's employment with Aerojet-General Engineering Corporation, 1951-1964, and subject files from his consulting work in the years that followed. There are four bound volumes that contain items related to; "Handbook: Thrust Chamber Group," "Proving Ground Rules Manual," Blast Resistance reports, memos and miscellaneous documents, and "UCLA Blast Resistant Design Course." Also included within the volumes are memoranda, diagrams, reports, design criteria, among other items.


  • 1940s - 1990s

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research. Materials pertaining to student grades and other student privacy-sensitive material are restricted because of reasons of confidentiality. 

The collection is stored off-site. At least 24 hours notice is required.


From the Collection: 44.868 Cubic Feet (33 cubic feet boxes, 23 letter-size full-width manuscript boxes, five CD boxes, two letter-size half-width manuscript boxes, and two flat boxes)


The series is grouped into two sub-series. They are also grouped as bound or loose material, and chronologically within each group.
  1. Aerojet Materials
  2. Consultant Work


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States