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Box 21

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

Ralph S. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25
Scope and Contents The Ralph S. Johnson papers document the pioneering aviation career of Ralph S. Johnson. Included among the papers are aeronautical engineering drawings done by Johnson, along with articles and papers authored by him. The newspaper clippings, awards, and honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Purdue University focus on the latter part of his career, as he was being recognized as an aviation pioneer. The biographical information was often collected and written by the authors, as a...
Dates: 1924 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1947

Artifacts, circa 1930s - 2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4
Scope and Contents This series includes Johnson's flight bag and flight plan log (indicates time period as test pilot); plaques (awards); medals; pilot's license; tools, flight goggles, compass kit, cockpit checklist, along with other miscellaneous items. Also included is the hood from when Johnson received his honorary doctorate from Purdue University in 2008.
Dates: circa 1930s - 2008

Flight bag, circa 1940s

 Item — Box: 21, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes Johnson's flight bag and flight plan log (indicates time period as test pilot); plaques (awards); medals; pilot's license; tools, flight goggles, compass kit, cockpit checklist, along with other miscellaneous items. Also included is the hood from when Johnson received his honorary doctorate from Purdue University in 2008.
Dates: circa 1940s

Flight plan log (indicates time period as test pilot), circa 1940s

 Item — Box: 21, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes Johnson's flight bag and flight plan log (indicates time period as test pilot); plaques (awards); medals; pilot's license; tools, flight goggles, compass kit, cockpit checklist, along with other miscellaneous items. Also included is the hood from when Johnson received his honorary doctorate from Purdue University in 2008.
Dates: circa 1940s

Plaque presented to Captain Ralph S. Johnson, undated

 Item — Box: 21, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes Johnson's flight bag and flight plan log (indicates time period as test pilot); plaques (awards); medals; pilot's license; tools, flight goggles, compass kit, cockpit checklist, along with other miscellaneous items. Also included is the hood from when Johnson received his honorary doctorate from Purdue University in 2008.
Dates: undated

Plaque, Purdue University, presented to Ralph S. Johnson - "To mark with congratulations and well-wishing the sixty-fifth anniversary of your graduation from the University" , April 23, 1995

 Item — Box: 21, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes Johnson's flight bag and flight plan log (indicates time period as test pilot); plaques (awards); medals; pilot's license; tools, flight goggles, compass kit, cockpit checklist, along with other miscellaneous items. Also included is the hood from when Johnson received his honorary doctorate from Purdue University in 2008.
Dates: April 23, 1995

Plaque presented to Johnson, "a pioneer in aviation," by the Arizona Hall of Fame, 2006

 Item — Box: 21, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes Johnson's flight bag and flight plan log (indicates time period as test pilot); plaques (awards); medals; pilot's license; tools, flight goggles, compass kit, cockpit checklist, along with other miscellaneous items. Also included is the hood from when Johnson received his honorary doctorate from Purdue University in 2008.
Dates: 2006

Miscellaneous notebooks, undated

 Item — Box: 21, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 6
Scope and Contents (3" x 5", includes one with "Baltimore Colts" on the front, no dates, miscellaneous notations by Johnson.)
Dates: undated