Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:
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
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents This sub-series includes commemorative memorabilia gifted to Armstrong on occasions of celebration throughout his career. Of particular interest is a 1967 Rose Bowl football signed by the Purdue football team and given to Armstrong after he had completed the Gemini VIII mission. Roger Chaffee, Gus Grissom, and Eugene Cernan were also in attendance. Also found in this sub-series are items from Purdue University's Astronaut Reunion in 1999, as well as materials Armstrong received as part of the...
Dates: 1955 - 2010
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