Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7
Scope and Contents Included are a letter with a drawing and two Valentine's Day cards from Ross' children, Valentine's from Ross' former elementary school teacher, congratulatory letters and cards upon Ross' selection as one of the astronaut candidates for the Space Shuttle, Purdue Alumni Association and College of Engineering related letters. Also included are appearance requests, thank-you letters for Ross' appearance at events and some fan mail. There are a few letters from space shuttle and United States Air...
Dates: 1965 - 2014