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Box 79

 Container

Contains 29 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence and Clippings, 1965 - 2014

 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

The Times, front page photograph, caption, "From the camera of Apollo 12, this portrait of man’s second invasion of the moon's ancient tranquility" , November 30, 1969

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 9
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: November 30, 1969

The Times, Focus, Moonscape: Astronaut Cameras Upstage Unlucky TV, includes various photographs, November 30, 1969

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 10
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: November 30, 1969

The Times, Safe! Astros' Kin 'Anxious' On Return, April 17, 1970

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 11
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: April 17, 1970

The Post-Tribune, Americans in Space: The First Decade , April 15, 1972

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 12
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 12
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: April 15, 1972

The Post-Tribune, His dream: To be an astronaut - Hub man reached for the stars - and almost made it! , January 19, 1978

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 13
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 13
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: January 19, 1978

Space Shuttle and Apollo brochures and images, Space Division, Rockwell International, circa 1974 - 1975

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 14
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 14
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: circa 1974 - 1975

The Houston Post, Shuttle orbits after flawless launch, April 13, 1981

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 15
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 15
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: April 13, 1981

The Indianapolis Star, Who's who and what's when in 500 parade (Ross was grand marshal), May 24, 1986

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 16
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 16
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: May 24, 1986

Houston Chronicle, The Eagle has landed 20 years after Apollo 11, July 16, 1989

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 17
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 17
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: July 16, 1989

The Indianapolis News, Purdue pioneers the final frontier , September 14, 1989

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 18
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 18
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: September 14, 1989

The Indianapolis News, Living Section, Flying High: Space still awes Hoosier (feature on Ross), September 14, 1989

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 19
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 19
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: September 14, 1989

Times, Astronauts to see how the other side flies, February 8, 1990

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 2, Item: 20
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 12, Item 20
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: February 8, 1990

Houston Chronicle, Shuttle Tragedy - A Special Report, January 29, 1986

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 3, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 13, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: January 29, 1986

Houston Chronicle, Challenger's nose section recovered (photo): Film reveals change in flame from rocket, February 2, 1986

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 3, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 13, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: February 2, 1986

USA Today, Shuttles on hold at least 1 yr. , March 4, 1986

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 3, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 13, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: March 4, 1986

The Houston Post, NASA officials say picture sequence 'clear and interesting , undated

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 3, Item: 9
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 13, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: undated

Florida Today, Atlantis' Top-Secret mission , October 9, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: October 9, 1988

Houston Chronicle, Atlantis crew at Cape Canaveral for training, November 13, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: November 13, 1988

Florida Today, Atlantis crew eager to fly , November 29, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: November 29, 1988

The Orlando Sentinel, front page photograph with caption, Spacemen arrive, November 29, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: November 29, 1988

Post-Tribune, Countdown starts for space shuttle mission, November 29, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 9
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: November 29, 1988

Florida Today, Atlantis launch a go - for now, November 30, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 10
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: November 30, 1988

Florida Today, Atlantis 'go' for today: Shuttle fueling begins; it's now up to the weather, December 1, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 11
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: December 1, 1988

Florida Today, Atlantis gets 2nd chance today, December 2, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 12
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 12
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: December 2, 1988