Contains 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6
Scope and Contents Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: 1959 - 2009
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