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Box 50

 Container

Contains 62 Collections and/or Records:

Career Scrapbooks, 1950 - 2009

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4
Scope and Contents The career scrapbooks consist of thirty-one three-ring binders that Bridges put together throughout his Air Force and NASA careers. There is a wealth of material that is contained in the binders. Some of the items are: applications, appraisals, certificates, correspondence and letters of congratulations, notification of appointments, speaking notes, and other various notes, emails, cards and miscellaneous items from his retirement. The binders also include photographs from...
Dates: 1950 - 2009

NASA, 1950 - 2009

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents The sub-series is comprised of six sub-groups with a scope note for each at the sub-group level.
Dates: 1950 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2009

Director, John F. Kennedy Space Center, 1950 - 2006

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3
Scope and Contents Includes performance appraisals, photographs, articles, correspondence, orientation documents prepared for new staff, programs, speeches, mementos, including patches, and other miscellaneous items and backup material during tenure as John F. Kennedy Space Center Director, along with items his from time as Director of Langley Research Center, including items related to Bridges' retirement from NASA, 2003-2005. Also included is a binder with mission patches and astronaut autographs (1997 -...
Dates: 1950 - 2006

Various certificates of appreciation from Bridges' days as KSC Center Director, 1997 - 2003

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: 1997 - 2003

Letter from Shuttle Processing Director, Bob Sieck, on his retirement, December 23, 1998

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: December 23, 1998

Letter from Jessie Clarke, Crew Quarters Director, on her retirement from KSC, September 30, 1999

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: September 30, 1999

Bridge's first CD COMM (Center Director Communication) that he used as a vehicle for personal communications with the workforce during his tenure as KSC Center Director, March 17, 1997

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: March 17, 1997

Kennedy Space Center Management Association Newsletter, Highlights, with an article about Bridges' presentation to the staff, June 1997

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: June 1997

Resolution from the Brevard County Commissioners, July 2003

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: July 2003

Newsletter, NASA KSC Spaceport News, "KSC 2001: the year ahead," by Bridges, January 5, 2001

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 9
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: January 5, 2001

A poem, "the countdown," by John Holloway, presented to Roy Bridges, 2001

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 11
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: 2001

"SERPL construction begins," KSC Spaceport News, February 16, 2001

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 12
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 12
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: February 16, 2001

"Center Director Wins Debus Award," KSC Spaceport News, February 16, 2001

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 14
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 14
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: February 16, 2001

Letter of congratulations from retired Lt. General Dick Henry, March 26, 2001

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 15
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 15
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "General Harry was my boss at the Pentagon when I first applied for astronaut duty, and he later became Commander of Air Force Space Command."
Dates: March 26, 2001

Itinerary for Bridges' first visit to Baikonur, Russia for the launch of the Zvezda, the first module of the International Space Station, July 11 - 12, 2000

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 16
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 16
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: July 11 - 12, 2000

"KSC 2002: Looking forward," KSC Spaceport News, January 11, 2002

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 18
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 18
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: January 11, 2002

Itinerary for the visit of the NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe to KSC to greet the crew of Columbia, STS-107 after their landing, January 31 - February 1, 2003

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 27
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 27
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: January 31 - February 1, 2003

Letter from Dan Dillard regarding Rick Husband, February 17, 2003

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 31
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 31
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: February 17, 2003

KSC Spaceport News, February 14, 2003

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 32
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 32
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: February 14, 2003

KSC Spaceport News, commemorative issue for Columbia and the crew of STS-107, July 25, 2003

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 33
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 33
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: July 25, 2003

Commemorative issue of adAstra, March / April / May, 2003

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 34
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 34
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: March / April / May, 2003

KSC Chief Reassigned, Florida Today, June 4, 2003

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 37
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 37
Scope and Contents Article about Bridges' reassignment to Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.
Dates: June 4, 2003

Bridges accepts new post at Langley, KSC Spaceport News, June 27, 2003

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 38
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 38
Scope and Contents From the File: Black binder with various mementos, photographs, and articles of Bridges' service at Kennedy Space Center Florida from March 1997 - August 2003.
Dates: June 27, 2003

NASA News Release regarding Bridges' selection as Kennedy Space Center Director, January 24, 1997

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 3, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 3, Item 3