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Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Photograph of Purdue Aeronautics staff (?), December 1965

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 9
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Series: Included in this series are correspondence relating to DeGroff's initial interest in a faculty position at Purdue University, employment documents; security questionnaire, Purdue University oath or affirmation, letter of recommendation for acting head of School of Aeronautics position, vitae, handwritten list of research and activities at Purdue University and a photograph of the School of Aeronautics staff in 1965. Also included is a letter from Neil A. Armstrong to Professor DeGroff.
Dates: December 1965

Autographed photograph of DeGroff with congressman Earl F. Landgrebe, circa 1960s

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4, Item: 1
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 4, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Harold M. DeGroff, Jr. papers document aspects of the career of longtime Purdue University faculty member and former Dean of Purdue's School of Aeronautics and Astronautics from 1955-1963, during the height of the "space race." Some of the featured items in the collection are a letter of recommendation for assignment to the Naval V-12 College of Training Program and a notice of separation from the United States Naval Service. Items pertaining to DeGroff's Purdue career include...
Dates: circa 1960s