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High School, 1948 - 1952

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier:  MSA 288, Series 1, Sub-Series 1

Scope and Contents

Holdings include awards, programs and memorabilia from Proviso Township High School which detail Cernan's scholarship awards, scholastic excellence, report cards, membership in the National Honor Society, and participation in commencement for the Class of 1952. Also included is Cernan's report card from the first semester of the 1949-1950 school year.

Cernan's athletic accomplishments are also described in the holdings, including his place on the 1952 Junior-Senior All-Star Basketball team, playing as an end on the varsity football team, serving as President of the Proviso Letter Men and as "Toast Master" of their Annual Athletic Banquet in 1951, as well as playing for the 1950 American Legion Junior Baseball championship team for Cook County, Illinois.


  • 1948 - 1952

Language of Materials

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

Access Information

The collection is open for research. Portions of the collection which contain confidential information are restricted.


0.182 Cubic Feet (Four folders)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States