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Box 27

 Container

Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

The Last Man on the Moon Files, 1934 - 2001

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains research materials and records pertaining to the production of Eugene Cernan's autobiography, The Last Man on the Moon, co-written with Don Davis. Included are Cernan's personal research files, comprised of numerous records from Cernan's service in the United States Navy and as an astronaut. Cernan compiled these materials in the process of researching and writing, The Last Man on the Moon, and they have been retained in the order received. In particular,...

Newspaper clippings related to Cernan and Proviso High School, 1968

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, File 9
Scope and Contents The clippings are related to Cernan being recognized by his former high school at the 1st annual achievement award ceremony, May 2, 1968. His mother accepted the award on his behalf. It was noted that the clippings were from M.A. Vandervalk, Addison, Illinois.

Apollo 10 related newspaper clippings, May 25, 1969

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, File 10

Apollo 10, Proviso Pageant issue, May 26, 1969

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, File 11

Navy appointment and related documents , 1956 - 1964

 File — Box: 27, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, File 12
Scope and Contents Includes letter to Ensign Cernan from Robert Goldthwaite (Chief of Naval Air Training) informing Cernan of his official designation as a Naval Aviator, November 22, 1957.)

Eugene A. Cernan's birth certificate, 1934

 File — Box: 27, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, File 13

Apollo XVII media coverage and celebrations, 1972 - 1973

 File — Box: 27, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, File 14
Scope and Contents Included are three items; Purdue vs. Indiana football program, which features an article about Cernan on pages 66-67; program from his hometown celebration, "The Village of Bellwood honors Captain Eugene A. Cernan, Commander of Apollo 17, Sunday February 25, 1973;" and article, "Families 12-11 with Apollo," by David L. Langford.

Cosmonauts - newspaper clippings related to United States visit, October 1969

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, File 15

Apollo X related newspaper clippings with translations - Europe Trip, July 1969

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, File 16

Apollo 10 related newspaper clippings, May 26, 1969

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1, File 17

Cernan's personal research files for book, 1934 - 1998

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 1
Scope and Contents Includes Cernan's personal research for The Last Man on the Moon.

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 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,...

Writings and Speeches, 1934 - 2016

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 4
Scope and Contents The first sub-series, Articles and Speeches, contains published articles written by and interviews with Eugene Cernan in which he reflects upon his experiences as an astronaut, as well as the Apollo program. Also included is a transcript of speeches by various astronauts, including Cernan, from a 20th anniversary celebration for Apollo held at the NASA Johnson Space Center in July, 1989, as well as drafts of Cernan's eulogy for Neil Armstrong, delivered at Armstrong's memorial service on...