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Box 1

 Container

Contains 26 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence from Milton Clauser to Harold DeGroff, recruiting DeGroff for a Purdue University faculty position, February 24, 1951

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 1
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2, Item 1
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: February 24, 1951

Correspondence from DeGroff to Clauser stating his interest in the Purdue faculty position, March 7, 1951

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 2
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2, Item 2
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: March 7, 1951

Personal, educational and employment data of Harold M. DeGroff Jr., March 7, 1951

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 3
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2, Item 3
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: March 7, 1951

Personnel security questionnaire, circa 1951

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 4
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2, Item 4
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: circa 1951

Purdue University Oath or Affirmation, signed by Harold M. DeGroff Jr., May 17, 1951

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 5
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2, Item 5
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: May 17, 1951

Correspondence from G.A. Hawkins to President F.L. Hovde, letter dated, August 30, 1954

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 6
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2, Item 6
Scope and Contents Presenting his recommendation of Professor H.M. DeGroff as the ideal person to assume the duties of acting head of the School of Aeronautics from September 1, 1954, to September 1, 1955.
Dates: August 30, 1954

Vitae for Harold M. DeGroff Jr., January 15, 1955

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 7
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2, Item 7
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: January 15, 1955

Handwritten sheet detailing "research and activities at Purdue," of DeGroff, circa 1955

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 8
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2, Item 8
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: circa 1955

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

Correspondence from Neil A. Armstrong to Professor DeGroff, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Item: 10
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2, Item 10
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: undated

"Air Engineering School Head On Leave To Lead Science Firm" , circa 1955

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 1
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 3, Item 1
Scope and Contents (Publication information unavailable.)
Dates: circa 1955

"McClure Park Is Outgrowth" , circa 1955

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 2
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 3, Item 2
Scope and Contents (Publication information unavailable.)
Dates: circa 1955

Author unknown. Midwest Applied Science Aids Research Development: Composed Of Purdue Staffers. Journal and Courier, Lafayette, Indiana, January 28, 1964

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 3
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 3, Item 3
Scope and Contents (Includes photograph of DeGroff.)
Dates: January 28, 1964

Author unknown. Science Executive Calls For Increased Technology In State, November 4, 1964

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 4
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 3, Item 4
Scope and Contents (Includes photograph of DeGroff, publication information unavailable.)
Dates: November 4, 1964

Author unknown. Park Firm Adds New Division. Journal and Courier, November 28, 1964

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 5
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 3, Item 5
Scope and Contents (Includes photograph of William E. Spaulding.)
Dates: November 28, 1964

Author unknown. Home Construction Has Something New – An Epoxy Building. Cincinnati Post., June 19, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 6
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 3, Item 6
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: June 19, 1968

"Building walls and roof are foamed in place" , undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 7
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 3, Item 7
Scope and Contents (Publication information unavailable.)
Dates: undated

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

Associate Fellow certificate issued by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, to Harold M. DeGroff, Jr., 1964

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4, Item: 2
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 4, Item 2
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: 1964

Obituary for Harold Miller DeGroff, Jr., 2010

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4, Item: 3
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 4, Item 3
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: 2010

Navy Career, 1943 - 1946

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains 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.
Dates: 1943 - 1946

Letter of recommendation for assignment to the Naval V-12 College Training Program, 1943

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains 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.
Dates: 1943

Notice of separation from the United States Naval Service, 1946

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains 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.
Dates: 1946

Purdue Career, 1951 - 1965

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 2
Scope and Contents 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: 1951 - 1965

Clippings, 1955 - 1968

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSF 477, Series 3
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: 1955 - 1968