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Box 79

 Container

Contains 69 Collections and/or Records:

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

The Houston Post, It's two in a row for space shuttle, December 3, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 13
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, 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: December 3, 1988

Florida Today, Atlantis a treasure: Spy in the sky rockets off Cape on a secret mission , December 3, 1988

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 14
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, 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: December 3, 1988

The Times, Serving Northwest Indiana, Jerry Ross delights audience, February 20, 1989

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 15
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, 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: February 20, 1989

Journal and Courier, Local & States, Astronauts honored for stellar work: Purdue alumni return to campus for convocation, September 30, 1989

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 16
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, 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: September 30, 1989

Post-Tribune, Alumni astronauts honored at Purdue say anyone can do it, September 30, 1989

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 4, Item: 17
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 14, 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: September 30, 1989

STS-37, 1991

 File — Box: 79, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 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: 1991

Houston Chronicle, Atlantis mission could define what started with a 'big bang', March 31, 1991

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 5, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 15, 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: March 31, 1991

Florida Today, Atlantis crew arrives at KSC, April 3, 1991

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 5, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 15, 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: April 3, 1991

Florida Today, Atlantis poised for launch, April 5, 1991

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 5, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 15, 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: April 5, 1991

Florida Today, Big crowd sees a beauty: Atlantis 'off to a great mission', April 6, 1991

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 5, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 15, 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: April 6, 1991

Houston Chronicle, Emergency spacewalk a success: Astronauts free antenna for observatory launch, April 8, 1991

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 5, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 15, 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: April 8, 1991

STS-55, 1993

 File — Box: 79, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 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: 1993

The Times, Crown Point, Moving out: Ross' shuttle flights still excite younger sister: Crown Point woman to watch Columbia lift-off Saturday morning, April 23, 1993

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 6, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 16, 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: April 23, 1993

Florida Today, Columbia heading for home today , May 6, 1993

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 6, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 16, 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: May 6, 1993

Lake County Star, Ross' mission 'nets' 90 experiments, May 6, 1993

 Item — Box: 79, Folder: 10, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 7, File 16, 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: May 6, 1993

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