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Eugene Cernan's Framed Compilation of Flags and Patches, Carried to Moon on Apollo 10

 Collection — Box: 1 item
Identifier: MSA 271
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

  • 1969-1969
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1969
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/07/2009

Creator

Extent

1.00 items

Custodial History

Artifact assumed to have hung in Secretary to Purdue Board of Trustees office since circa 1969. Transferred to archives 2009.

Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Board of Trustees
Method of Acquisition Artfact was transferred from the office of the Secretary of the Purdue Board of Trustees, Roseanna Behringer, to the archives on July 10, 2009.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

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Title
Eugene Cernan's Framed Compilation of Flags and Patches, Carried to Moon on Apollo 10
Status
in_progress
Author
Archives Staff
Date
11/30/2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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