Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:
Neil A. Armstrong papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012
Artifacts, 1920 - 2011
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11
Scope and Contents The artifacts series houses items of various sizes and in a variety of media, and includes artwork, awards, memorabilia, and some collected items most likely from Neil Armstrong's youth. Much of the artwork came as gifts to Armstrong from colleagues, friends, and admirers. Also included in the series are plaques and awards granted to Armstrong for his service in the NASA manned space program, as well as his professional career at the University of Cincinnati and as a member of several...
Dates: 1920 - 2011
Awards and Plaques, 1969 - 2011
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents The sub-series contains a selection of awards and plaques received by Armstrong throughout his career. Of note are several awards from Purdue University, including distinguished alumni awards from the School of Engineering, the University Band, as well as Armstrong's Order of the Griffin certificate commemorating his reception of Purdue's highest honor. Also housed here are items from Armstrong'’s NASA career, including his NACA experimental test pilot materials, along with awards associated...
Dates: 1969 - 2011