Contains 2 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
Briefcase (Property of U.S. Government stamped on the bottom, top grain cowhide), undated
Item — Box: 380b
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 11, Sub-Series 12, Item 19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series brings together a variety of objects collected by Neil Armstrong throughout his life. There is a wide range of different artifacts here, including a piece of the Berlin Wall, items from Armstrong's military career, Boy Scout memorabilia, two magic kits and a model train set from his youth, a segment of the Graf Zeppelin, a signed drawing of professional baseball player Bob Feller, as well as many business cards, decals, and patches from a variety of events and organizations.