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Box 379a


Contains 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

Miscellaneous Memorabilia, 1948 - 2011

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents This sub-series brings together a variety of objects collected by Neil Armstrong throughout his life. There is a wide range of different artifacts here, including a piece of the Berlin Wall, items from Armstrong's military career, Boy Scout memorabilia, two magic kits and a model train set from his youth, a segment of the Graf Zeppelin, a signed drawing of professional baseball player Bob Feller, as well as many business cards, decals, and patches from a variety of events and organizations.
Dates: 1948 - 2011

Little wooden box, "handmade in Havana, Cuba," carved on side, circa 1959 - 1979

 Collection — Box: 379a
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 12, Collection 19
Scope and Contents Contents include: pin – "Neil Armstrong, Moon Deputy, Essex County Sheriff's Department, N.J.;" metal nametag, "Life Member American Fighter Pilots Association, Honorary;" small envelope of business cards, "Neil A. Armstrong, United States of America;" various adhesive and cloth patches; two small gold stars on military bars; F-105 Pilot's card, December 17, 1959; Membership card, The Soaring Society of America, Inc., June 30, 1979; Mach Buster's Club – USAF F-100 Super Sabre, undated; Badge,...
Dates: circa 1959 - 1979

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