Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 10
Scope and Contents This series contains artifacts divided into six categories: artwork, awards and plaques, medals, commemorative coins and stamps, commemorative memorabilia, and certificates and honorary degrees. Materials pertain to NASA and the Gemini and Apollo programs, either in a contemporary or commemorative sense, as well as numerous awards Cernan received in recognition of his NASA career and post-NASA accomplishments. Also included are multiple doctorates awarded to Cernan by various institutions...
Dates: 1948 - 2012
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 10, Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains a few certificates, a Wright Brothers "Master Pilot" Award, and the paperwork associated with the award. There are also various honorary degrees received by Cernan, including the Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Purdue University, the hood, and a Purdue University Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award.
Dates: 1967 - 2012