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Box 353a

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Small blue case with pins & medals; four Purdue Intramural Sports, five wings, five miscellaneous, circa 1940s - 1950s

 Item — Box: 353a, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 4, Item 56
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains a collection of commemorative coins and various medallions given to Armstrong at various occasions. The sub-series is dominated by an assortment of Apollo era coins, which Armstrong kept in a box labeled [Commemorative Medallions]. Also from this time are coins related to astronautics in general, including coins minted in recognition of achievements by Russian cosmonauts like Yuri Gagarin.Lastly, numerous tie tacks, cuff links, pins and a few other...
Dates: circa 1940s - 1950s

Medal in blue velvet case, USS Kitty Hawk CV-63, First in Flight, on back, "Presented by the Commanding Officer, Commissioned", April 29, 1961

 Item — Box: 353a, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 4, Item 57
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains a collection of commemorative coins and various medallions given to Armstrong at various occasions. The sub-series is dominated by an assortment of Apollo era coins, which Armstrong kept in a box labeled [Commemorative Medallions]. Also from this time are coins related to astronautics in general, including coins minted in recognition of achievements by Russian cosmonauts like Yuri Gagarin.Lastly, numerous tie tacks, cuff links, pins and a few other...
Dates: April 29, 1961

Musical jewelry box; contains 100th Anniversary of Coney Island, 1886-1986 watch, gold ring, belt buckle, White House Situation Room medal type item, two YC-15 tie tacks, and 75 other assorted tie tacks/cuff links, undated

 Item — Box: 353a, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 4, Item 58
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains a collection of commemorative coins and various medallions given to Armstrong at various occasions. The sub-series is dominated by an assortment of Apollo era coins, which Armstrong kept in a box labeled [Commemorative Medallions]. Also from this time are coins related to astronautics in general, including coins minted in recognition of achievements by Russian cosmonauts like Yuri Gagarin.Lastly, numerous tie tacks, cuff links, pins and a few other...
Dates: undated

Small blue case holding two gold medals with red, white and blue ribbon; USO Wright Flyer…Continuing the Legacy, and "EAA MSOE, Neil A. Armstrong", September 14, 1990

 Item — Box: 353a, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 4, Item 59
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains a collection of commemorative coins and various medallions given to Armstrong at various occasions. The sub-series is dominated by an assortment of Apollo era coins, which Armstrong kept in a box labeled [Commemorative Medallions]. Also from this time are coins related to astronautics in general, including coins minted in recognition of achievements by Russian cosmonauts like Yuri Gagarin.Lastly, numerous tie tacks, cuff links, pins and a few other...
Dates: September 14, 1990

American flag box with 55 commemorative coins/medallions, two cloth patches, and one Army adhesive patch, circa 2000s

 Item — Box: 353a, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 4, Item 60
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains a collection of commemorative coins and various medallions given to Armstrong at various occasions. The sub-series is dominated by an assortment of Apollo era coins, which Armstrong kept in a box labeled [Commemorative Medallions]. Also from this time are coins related to astronautics in general, including coins minted in recognition of achievements by Russian cosmonauts like Yuri Gagarin.Lastly, numerous tie tacks, cuff links, pins and a few other...
Dates: circa 2000s

"Count Down 2000" watch, silver watch, unmarked, and gold wristband, undated

 Item — Box: 353a, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 4, Item 61
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains a collection of commemorative coins and various medallions given to Armstrong at various occasions. The sub-series is dominated by an assortment of Apollo era coins, which Armstrong kept in a box labeled [Commemorative Medallions]. Also from this time are coins related to astronautics in general, including coins minted in recognition of achievements by Russian cosmonauts like Yuri Gagarin.Lastly, numerous tie tacks, cuff links, pins and a few other...
Dates: undated

Small black and gold case, marked United States of America, two pins and two medals, "Distinguished Public Service," engraved on back, undated

 Item — Box: 353a, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 4, Item 62
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains a collection of commemorative coins and various medallions given to Armstrong at various occasions. The sub-series is dominated by an assortment of Apollo era coins, which Armstrong kept in a box labeled [Commemorative Medallions]. Also from this time are coins related to astronautics in general, including coins minted in recognition of achievements by Russian cosmonauts like Yuri Gagarin.Lastly, numerous tie tacks, cuff links, pins and a few other...
Dates: undated

Artifacts, 1920 - 2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11
Scope and Contents The artifacts series houses items of various sizes and in a variety of media, and includes artwork, awards, memorabilia, and some collected items most likely from Neil Armstrong's youth. Much of the artwork came as gifts to Armstrong from colleagues, friends, and admirers. Also included in the series are plaques and awards granted to Armstrong for his service in the NASA manned space program, as well as his professional career at the University of Cincinnati and as a member of several...
Dates: 1920 - 2011

Commemorative Coins and Medallions, 1966 - 2011

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains a collection of commemorative coins and various medallions given to Armstrong at various occasions. The sub-series is dominated by an assortment of Apollo era coins, which Armstrong kept in a box labeled [Commemorative Medallions]. Also from this time are coins related to astronautics in general, including coins minted in recognition of achievements by Russian cosmonauts like Yuri Gagarin.Lastly, numerous tie tacks, cuff links, pins and a few other...
Dates: 1966 - 2011

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 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