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Box 50

 Container

Contains 125 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

NASA, Kennedy Space Center Florida , 1997 - 2003

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

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...
Dates: 1950 - 2013

Photograph, Bridges' favorite photo of Florida from space, undated

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 1
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: undated

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

Autographed photograph of Ray Evenbaum, NASCAR Crew Chief, to Bridges on his visit to KSC, undated

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 7
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: undated

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

Program, Community leaders breakfast, 2001

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 10
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 10
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

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

Photograph of Roy Bridges receiving the Florida Space Club Debris Award, April 2001

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 13
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 13
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: April 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

Cover of US News and World Report , September 24, 2001

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 17
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 17
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "The events of 9/11/2001 changed a lot at KSC as there were grave concerns with regard to the security of the Shuttle as an iconic symbol of the USA."
Dates: September 24, 2001

"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

Photograph of a portion of launch team for the first orbital mission from the Kodiak Spaceport AK, undated

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 19
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 19
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: undated

A hand drawn map of Bridges' flight in a seaplane with the head of the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, Jay Bellinger, to Karluk Lake, undated

 Item — Box: 50, Folder: 2, Item: 20
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 3, File 2, Item 20
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: undated