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Box 55

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Digital photographs (78 print copies) - The bulk of the photographs donated as digital files (428 MB) and have been stored accordingly for preservation purposes, circa 1940s-2000s

 File — Box: 55, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4, Sub-Series 4, File 1
Scope and Contents Photographs from Ross' Youth - Space Shuttle Career, some photographs have multiple copies.
Dates: circa 1940s-2000s

Photographs, color, 3 ½" x 4 ½" of Ross, circa 1980s

 File — Box: 55, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4, Sub-Series 4, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The bulk of the photographs were donated as digital files. Print copies were also made of the 78 images, and some are duplicated. The photographic prints highlight Ross' life from youth throughout his professional career, including activities at Purdue University. Also included among the prints are black and white and color photographs of Ross, including several of Ross in his astronaut flight suit. One photograph is titled, "Columbia Returns from Final Test Flight (STS-4)" and is signed by...
Dates: circa 1980s

Photographs of Ross in astronaut flight suit, one color, 7 ½" x 10 ½", one black and white, 8 ¼" x 11 ¼", circa 1980s

 File — Box: 55, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4, Sub-Series 4, File 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The bulk of the photographs were donated as digital files. Print copies were also made of the 78 images, and some are duplicated. The photographic prints highlight Ross' life from youth throughout his professional career, including activities at Purdue University. Also included among the prints are black and white and color photographs of Ross, including several of Ross in his astronaut flight suit. One photograph is titled, "Columbia Returns from Final Test Flight (STS-4)" and is signed by...
Dates: circa 1980s

Photographs, color, three, 8" x 10" of Ronald Regan's inauguration and Reagan at his desk, 1981

 File — Box: 55, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4, Sub-Series 4, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The bulk of the photographs were donated as digital files. Print copies were also made of the 78 images, and some are duplicated. The photographic prints highlight Ross' life from youth throughout his professional career, including activities at Purdue University. Also included among the prints are black and white and color photographs of Ross, including several of Ross in his astronaut flight suit. One photograph is titled, "Columbia Returns from Final Test Flight (STS-4)" and is signed by...
Dates: 1981

Columbia Returns from Final Test Flight (STS-4), signed by Ross with note, July 4, 1982

 File — Box: 55, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4, Sub-Series 4, File 5
Scope and Contents Per Ross, "Taken by Me, 4 July 1982."
Dates: July 4, 1982

Negatives, six of Ross at work at his desk and three during anti-gravity training, circa 1980s-2000s

 File — Box: 55, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4, Sub-Series 4, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The bulk of the photographs were donated as digital files. Print copies were also made of the 78 images, and some are duplicated. The photographic prints highlight Ross' life from youth throughout his professional career, including activities at Purdue University. Also included among the prints are black and white and color photographs of Ross, including several of Ross in his astronaut flight suit. One photograph is titled, "Columbia Returns from Final Test Flight (STS-4)" and is signed by...
Dates: circa 1980s-2000s

Audio Visual, 1940 - 2012

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1940 - 2012

Photographs, circa 1940s - 2000s

 Sub-Series — Box: 55, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4, Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents The bulk of the photographs were donated as digital files. Print copies were also made of the 78 images, and some are duplicated. The photographic prints highlight Ross' life from youth throughout his professional career, including activities at Purdue University. Also included among the prints are black and white and color photographs of Ross, including several of Ross in his astronaut flight suit. One photograph is titled, "Columbia Returns from Final Test Flight (STS-4)" and is signed by...
Dates: circa 1940s - 2000s

Photographs and Correspondence, circa 1980s - 2000s

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4, Sub-Series 4, File 7
Scope and Contents Includes Purdue astronaut reunion and 1986 Old Masters photographs and shuttle launch.
Dates: circa 1980s - 2000s

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...
Dates: 1940 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000