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Box 8a

 Container

Contains 82 Collections and/or Records:

NASA Career, 1948 - 2009

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1
Scope and Contents Housed in this series are the documents and other materials generated during Neil Armstrong's NASA career, from his days as an experimental test pilot through his assignment as the Deputy Administrator of Aeronautics. Early materials of note are documents related to the X-15 program and Armstrong’s engineering work as part of the Dyna-Soar team before his transfer into the astronaut program. A central piece of this series is the inclusion of Armstrong's application to the NASA astronaut...
Dates: 1948 - 2009

Gemini Program Files, 1952 - 2005

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents The Gemini Program files include a small selection of personal correspondence and a wide range of working documents. Personal items consist of congratulatory correspondence from family and colleagues at NASA. The working documents begin with materials related to the systems of Gemini spacecraft, equipment, and basic operating procedures. Technical documents detailing Gemini systems are followed by training materials used by Neil Armstrong during the Gemini program. The arrangement of this...
Dates: 1952 - 2005

Correspondence, 1963 - 1968

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: 1963 - 1968

Gemini Program - Scrapbook (Binder), includes Personal Correspondence, 1952 - 1974

 File — Box: 8a
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: 1952 - 1974

First Day Covers - featuring Project Gemini astronauts, includes photographs , circa 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: circa 1966

Certificate - NASA Group Achievement Award, Gemini Support Team, November 22, 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: November 22, 1966

Letter of thanks from Charles A. Lindbergh to Armstrong, March 16, 1969

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: March 16, 1969

Letter from Dinah Shore, October 4, 1963

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: October 4, 1963

Certificate – Ensign N. A. Armstrong USNR made his 100th carrier landing aboard the USS Essex, (CV-9), March 4, 1952

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: March 4, 1952

Certificate - "to certify that the bearer has successfully qualified as an F-105 pilot and is hereby eligible to be The authority on supersonic fighter-bomber airplanes whenever pilots meet", December 17, 1959

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: December 17, 1959

Telegram and Letter to Armstrong from The Executive Order of The Ohio Commodores, announcing his selection as a charter member, from James A. Rhodes, Governor, State of Ohio, June 7, 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: June 7, 1966

Letter of congratulations from Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, upon Armstrong's selection as the command pilot for Gemini VIII, September 24, 1965

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: September 24, 1965

Certificate - NASA Manned Spacecraft Center, official recognition and a quality salary increase tendered to Armstrong for exemplary performance of duties as Astronaut GS-16, March 26, 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: March 26, 1966

Senate of the United States Concurrent Resolution - congratulating Armstrong and Scott on their "epoch-making" orbital flight, March 15, 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: March 15, 1966

Photograph of Armstrong holding flight coordinate sign, 5"x7", b&w, and a signed cosmonaut stamp, undated

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: undated

Certificate - Order of the Master Mule Skinners of the Grand Canyon Trails, March 6, 1964

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: March 6, 1964

Letter from Arch A. Moore, Jr., Congressman, First District, West Virginia, Addressed to Honorable James E. Webb, Administrator, NASA, thanking NASA and Armstrong for his participation in the National Youth Science Camp, August 5, 1964

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: August 5, 1964

Certificate - Aviation Medical Acceleration Laboratory, U.S. Naval Air Development Center, Johnsville, Pennsylvania, June 8, 1959

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 15
Scope and Contents (For voluntarily contributing to the advancement of Aviation Medical Research.)
Dates: June 8, 1959

Letter from Ohio Governor James A. Rhodes, thanking Armstrong for the silk flag flown on Gemini VIII and presented to State of Ohio, May 4, 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 16
Scope and Contents Includes photograph of the governor and Art Katterheinrich with the framed flag.
Dates: May 4, 1966

Letter from Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey congratulating Armstrong on the success of the Gemini VIII mission, December 8, 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: December 8, 1966

Clipping, Six Test Pilots Set for U.S. Space Travel: They’ll take X-15 rocket plane up 100 miles, by Vance Trimble, The Washington Daily News, p. unknown, January 8, 1958

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 18
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: January 8, 1958

Autographed piece of paper, singed to Neil Armstrong, signature illegible, November 15, 1974

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 19
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: November 15, 1974

Photograph - NASA photo of Professor Vieno Johannes Sukselainen, Chairman of the Agrarian Party meeting Armstrong (Armstrong in a Gemini Part Task Trainer), January 9, 1964

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 20
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 20
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: January 9, 1964

Certificate - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, certifies that Armstrong qualified for membership and elected Associate Fellow, April 1964

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 21
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Correspondence related to the Gemini Program consists primarily of notes of a congratulatory nature, sent to Neil Armstrong and David Scott following the completion of Gemini VIII. Included here are not only letters and telegrams, but also memos conveying information about the travel arrangements for the friends and families of Gemini astronauts during the Gemini VIII launch.A binder (scrapbook) was part of an addition to the papers in 2016. The contents were retained as found, and...
Dates: April 1964