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The Commonwealth Club - Cincinnati, Correspondence (announcing new members), October 31, 2005 - December 9, 2011

 File — Box: 161, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 7, File 12

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series contains material pertaining to advisory groups and memberships for which Neil Armstrong had a role. Types of material include, but are not limited to correspondence, certificates of appreciation, directories, documents, draft proposals, itineraries, meeting schedules and minutes, reports and other miscellaneous items.

The first box contains information from Armstrong's 1971-1973 tenure as Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee for the Peace Corps, specifically his trip to Korea, along with initial planning documents for the Aviation Safety Institute for which Armstrong served in an advisory capacity in the early 1970s. Also included is correspondence, guides, brochures and miscellaneous items from his membership in the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews.

The second box contains material related to the Commonwealth Club and Commercial Club of Cincinnati for which Armstrong was a member. According to printed material in this series, the two clubs worked to exchange ideas, educate and inform its members in matters of commercial, cultural and civic importance, with the goal that such an organization would be a force for good in Greater Cincinnati.


  • October 31, 2005 - December 9, 2011

Language of Materials

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

Access Information

Folder eight in box one contains private, third party papers related to the National Aviation Hall of Fame, Combs Award entries which Armstrong reviewed, and the folder is restricted. Consul,t Purdue University Archives and Special Collections.


From the Collection: 221.700 Cubic Feet (301 letter-size full-width manuscript boxes, 43 letter-size half-width manuscript boxes, 34 cubic feet boxes, 32 legal-size full-width manuscript boxes, five legal-size half-width manuscript boxes, 31 flat boxes, 27 small archival boxes, four shoe boxes, two large textile boxes, two flat file drawers, eight framed items, a suitcase and a briefcase)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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