USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) photobook documenting Armstrong's visit, circa March 2010
Item — Box: 358, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 5, Item 7
Scope and Contents
From the Sub-Series: This sub-series includes commemorative memorabilia gifted to Armstrong on occasions of celebration throughout his career. Of particular interest is a 1967 Rose Bowl football signed by the Purdue football team and given to Armstrong after he had completed the Gemini VIII mission. Roger Chaffee, Gus Grissom, and Eugene Cernan were also in attendance. Also found in this sub-series are items from Purdue University's Astronaut Reunion in 1999, as well as materials Armstrong received as part of the Legends of Aerospace Tour in 2010. Armstrong'’s selective service card can is also housed here, stored by him with a plaque commemorating the move of the offices of U.S. Steel from New York to Pittsburgh.
- circa March 2010
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.
From the Sub-Series: 2.717 Cubic Feet (Three small boxes, two letter-size half-width manuscript boxes, and one flat box)