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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)

Dates

  • 1969

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University.

Extent

0.50 Cubic Feet (One unboxed item)

Custodial History

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.

Acquisition Information

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.

Related Materials

MSA 288, Euene A. Cernan papers, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

MSP 149, Eugene A. Cernan "High Flight" poem, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

MSA 5, Neil A. Armstrong papers, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information

The framed artifact has been placed into an archival box.
Title
Eugene Cernan's Framed Compilation of Flags and Patches, Carried to Moon on Apollo 10
Status
Under Review
Author
Mary A. Sego
Date
2019-08-13
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2008-11-30.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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