Eugene Cernan's Framed Compilation of Flags and Patches, Carried to Moon on Apollo 10
Collection — Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 271
Scope and Contents
One framed artifact containing a small American flag, two space mission patches (Gemini IX, Stafford-Cernan) and (Apollo X, Stafford-Young-Cernan), a Purdue University Centennial Year flag (1869-1969), and a note from astronaut Eugene Cernan, "These flags and patches were carried to the moon on Apollo 10. Presented to the faculty and students of Purdue University by Commander Gene Cernan. My sincere thanks to all at Purdue for helping make this accomplishment possible." (Signed by Eugene Cernan)
- Cernan, Eugene (Eugene Andrew) (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
The collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Copyright held by Purdue University.
0.50 Cubic Feet (One unboxed item)
Artifact assumed to have hung in Secretary to Purdue Board of Trustees office since circa 1969. It was then transferred to the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections on October 7, 2009. 2009-10-07.
Artfact was transferred from the office of the Secretary of the Purdue Board of Trustees, Roseanna Behringer, to the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections on July 10, 2009.
The framed artifact has been placed into an archival box.
- Eugene Cernan's Framed Compilation of Flags and Patches, Carried to Moon on Apollo 10
- Under Review
- Mary A. Sego
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description first completed 2008-11-30.