Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 3
Scope and Contents This series contains some coursework, notebooks, grade reports, and textbooks from Neil Armstrong's undergraduate aeronautical engineering studies at Purdue University. Armstrong was a student at Purdue from 1947-1949 and then was called to active service in the Navy. He returned to Purdue in 1952 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering in 1955. Also included in the Education Series are materials from his master's degree work at the University of...
Dates: 1947 - 1970
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 3, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents The Purdue University sub-series contains Neil Armstrong's grade reports for 1948, a spiral bound notebook, various folders and two, three-ring binders which held Armstrong's class notes, assignments, labs, along with some quizzes, tests and finals from Engineering classes taken in pursuit of his undergraduate degree. Included are materials for Aeronautical Engineering, 310; 320 - Aircraft Windtunnel; 320-A - Aircraft Windtunnel Lab; 340; 350-A; Armstrong's experiment for 420 - "Preliminary...
Dates: circa 1947 - 1955
Liston, Joseph. Aircraft Engine Design (1st edition, 2nd impression). New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Incorporated, 1942
Item — Box: 109, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 2, Item 1
Scope and Contents (Joseph Liston was a professor at Purdue University.).
French, Thomas E. and Carl L. Svensen. Mechanical Drawing: A Text With Problem Layouts (4th edition). New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Incorporated, 1944
Item — Box: 109, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 2, Item 2
Scope and Contents (Stamp and label from Wapakoneta City Schools inside front cover.)
Luzadder, Warren J. Fundamentals of Engineering Drawing for Technical Students and Professional Draftsmen (rev. ed.). New York: Prentice-Hall, Incorporated, 1946
Item — Box: 109, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 2, Item 3
Scope and Contents (The name Bob Oslan is handwritten inside the front cover. There are some handwritten notes inside the book, along with a page adhered to back cover from Purdue University class on Engineering Drawing GE 12, which offers instruction for uniform grading of screw threads and fasteners, dated March 10, 1947).
Fairman, Seibert and Cutshall, Chester S. Engineering Mechanics (2nd edition). New York: John Wiley and Sons, Incorporated, 1946
Item — Box: 109, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 2, Item 4
Scope and Contents (Armstrong's name handwritten inside front cover.)