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Box 353a


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

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