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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

Letter from James A. Rhodes, Governor of Ohio, notifying Armstrong that he had been selected to receive the Governor's Award for the year 1966 , January 13, 1967

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 32
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 32
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 13, 1967

Certificates - Outstanding Young Men of America, 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 33
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 33
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: 1966

Photographs - NASA photos, Gemini IV spacewalk, 1965

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 34
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 34

Letter and photograph from Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, February 7, 1967

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 35
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 35
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: February 7, 1967

Letter from Oklahoma Governor Dewey F. Bartlett, February 15, 1967

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 36
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 36

Letter from American Ambassador, J. Wesley Jones , February 11, 1968

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 37
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 37

Project Gemini Information Sheet, postmarked Cape Canaveral, November 11, 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 39
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 39
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 11, 1966

Small photograph of Wilbur Wright along with his autograph, July 17, 1911

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 41
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 41
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: July 17, 1911

Luncheon invitation from President and Mrs. Johnson, January 26, 1967

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 42
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 42
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 26, 1967

Certificate - Proclaiming Armstrong an Honorary Conch and Citizen of the Fabulous Florida Keys, signed by Gerald Saunders, Chairman, Board of County Commissioners, Monroe County, Florida, undated

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 43
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 43
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 - U.S. Naval School, Underwater Swimmers, U.S. Naval Base, Key West, Florida, certify that Neil Armstrong satisfactorily completed a 40 hour course in skin and scuba diving under the sanction of the National Association of Underwater Instructors, April 14, 1967, and an Identification Card, successfully completed the National YMCA Scuba Diving Course, April 14, 1967

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 44
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 44
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 14, 1967

Certificate - Kappa Kappa Psi, Honorary Band Fraternity, Gamma Phi Chapter, April 30, 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 45
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 45
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 30, 1966

Clipping - Armstrong presenting Purdue President Hovde with a Boilermaker Pete flag that was flown aboard Gemini VIII, 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 46
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 46
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: 1966

Certificate of Field Service Training, 32 Hour Course in Apollo Guidance and Navigation System Familiarization, June 2, 1964

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 47
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 47
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 2, 1964

Certificate - "Brothers of the Sun," signed by Bill Luton, circa 1966

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 48
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 48
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 - Armstrong Qualified as a Delta Pilot by flying the USAF F-102 Delta Wing Supersonic Interceptor, March 29, 1956

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 49
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 49
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 29, 1956

Letter from Vice President, signed "Ted," thanking Armstrong for giving up his Christmas with family to appear with Bob Hope in Vietnam, along with Stafford and Cernan, dated , January 27, 1970

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 50
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 50
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 27, 1970

Certificate - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, names Armstrong honorary Alumnus and Tarheel, undated

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 51
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 51
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 - College of Variable Stability Knowledge, duly acknowledged as a pilot extraordinaire, undated

 Item — Box: 8a, Folder: 52
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Sub-Group 1, File 2, Item 52
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