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Artifacts, circa 1970s - 2001

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 80, Series 6

Scope and Contents

The artifacts series consists of NASA mugs and glassware; NASA mission patches (cloth and adhesive); pins, buttons; visitor, press, exhibitor and vehicle passes; first day covers and a framed 25th anniversary of the first moon landing commemorative edition sheet of stamps; note pads and covers; flight tether samples; aero gel; "Moon Writer, pressurized stick pens;" business cards; STS-47, Spacelab J, T-shirt, sweatshirt and jacket; STS-35, STS-42, STS-73 and "Team US MIL-1," T-shirts, along with additional miscellaneous items.


  • circa 1970s - 2001

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research. The collection is stored offsite; 24 hours notice is required to access the collection.


6.481 Cubic Feet (Five cubic feet boxes, one flat box, and one clamshell box)


The series has been grouped into four sub-series.
  1. NASA Mugs and Glassware
  2. NASA Mission and Miscellaneous Patches, Pins and Buttons
  3. NASA and Other Miscellaneous Memorabilia and Artifacts
  4. NASA Clothing

Processing Information

The buttons, passes, patches, and pins have been placed into their own artifact boxes and placed within a cubic foot box, for ease of use by researchers.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States