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Box 8

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Education, 1939 - 1976

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 2
Scope and Contents This series includes materials documenting Jerry Ross' coursework at Purdue University, including ROTC training and certificate of meritorious achievement - "Outstanding Basic Cadet" award, a two page reflection on "My Career in the Air Force;" reports and research material from his master's thesis, and training material from Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Air Force Base. Ross' United States Air Force special orders and documents are included, along with a few Air Force training items....

Purdue University textbooks, 1956 - 1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 2, Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Many of the Purdue textbooks have Ross' name written on the inside cover.

Merrill, G. Principles of guided missile design. Princeton, New Jersey: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. , 1956

 Item — Box: 8, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 2, Sub-Series 5, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Many of the Purdue textbooks have Ross' name written on the inside cover.

Eckert, E.R.G. Heat and mass transfer. (2nd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill, 1959

 Item — Box: 8, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 2, Sub-Series 5, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Many of the Purdue textbooks have Ross' name written on the inside cover.

Kaplan, W. Advanced calculus. Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1959

 Item — Box: 8, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 2, Sub-Series 5, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Many of the Purdue textbooks have Ross' name written on the inside cover.

Davidson, N. Statistical Mechanics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962 - 1970

 Item — Box: 8, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 2, Sub-Series 5, Item 4
Scope and Contents "ME 501, Purdue University, Fall 1970, Frank Incropera," slip of paper with notations placed in sleeve and left on page where found, Ross' name written inside cover.

Jerry L. Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283
Scope and Contents The Jerry L. Ross papers document Ross' student life at Purdue, his test flight engineer work, and NASA career as an engineer and astronaut. The collection includes Purdue coursework and memorabilia; papers from Ross' work at Edwards Air Force Base, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Test Pilot School; NASA Space Shuttle training, mission documents and mission related scrapbooks, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews, along with documents and maps from Ross' work on Space Shuttle...