Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
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