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Box 79

 Container

Contains 69 Collections and/or Records:

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, All America mourns: Nation's proud space program suffers most shattering blow, January 29, 1986

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 3, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 13, Item 1
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, 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, In Remembrance, February 2, 1986

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 3, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 13, Item 3
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

The Houston Post, Disaster 10 Miles High, January 29, 1986

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 3, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 13, 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: January 29, 1986

The Times, Home newspaper of the Calumet Region, Search continues, January 29, 1986

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 3, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 13, Item 5
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

The Times, Home newspaper of the Calumet Region, 'We will never forget', January 31, 1986

 Item — Box: 79, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 13, Item 6
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 31, 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

STS-27, January 10, 1988 - September 30, 1989

 File — Box: 79, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 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: January 10, 1988 - September 30, 1989

The Times, Main Street - A Sunday feature, Space: The quest continues (feature story on Ross), January 10, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 1
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 10, 1988

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

Post-Tribune, Nation/World, Astronauts arrive for shuttle tests , November 13, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 3
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

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

The Times, Serving Northwest Indiana, Real blast: Local astronaut won't be lonely at the Cape, November 14, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 5
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 14, 1988

Houston Chronicle, Air of secrecy surrounds space shuttle Atlantis, November 27, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, Item 6
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 27, 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