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Box 22

 Container

Contains 7 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

Small box containing numerous business cards, membership cards, name tags from events Johnson attended, pilot's license, name plates, small slide rule, small bag of tools, small paperweight with book encased in it; "Overthrust Oil Royalty Corporation," PIMA Air and Space Museum scarf and "autodex" address book, circa 1930s - 1990s

 Item — Box: 22, Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 7
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 1930s - 1990s

Hood (black and gold) received when Johnson received his honorary doctorate from Purdue University, 2008

 Item — Box: 22, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 8
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: 2008

Artifact box containing flight goggles, calculator, compass kit, C-54 Natops abbreviated cockpit checklist, various medals including Aviation Hall of Fame, wing pins, coordinators (M-100 and M-100-1) and pieces of ore, undated

 Item — Box: 22, Box: 2
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 9
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

Plastic sign, "Wyoming’s Lousiest Shot", undated

 Item — Box: 22, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 10
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

Rulers and plastic radius tools, undated

 Item — Box: 22, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 25, Series 4, Item 11
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