Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...
Dates: 1934 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2012
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains records and artifacts from Eugene Cernan's youth (prior to admission at Purdue University) as well as his family life. Holdings include awards and memorabilia from Proviso Township High School which detail Cernan's scholarship awards, scholastic excellence, report cards, membership in the National Honor Society, and participation in commencement for the Class of 1952. Cernan's athletic accomplishments are also described in the holdings, including his place on...
Dates: 1941 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1952
Sub-Series — Box: 3
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 1, Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Among the artifacts from Cernan's youth and high school years are varsity letters and numbers from his uniforms, along with American Legion baseball pathces. Also fFound among the artifacts were wooden engineering scales, and a NFL throwback card for Lem Barney.
Dates: 1950 - 1992