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Box 40

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1963 - 2016

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 5
Scope and Contents This series contains multiple forms of correspondence related to Cernan's life since his selection to become an astronaut. Subjects include Cernan's selection for NASA's Manned Spaceflight Program, congratulatory letters and telegrams related to Cernan's career as an astronaut, photographs, Cernan's post-NASA activities, and his autobiography, The Last Man on the Moon. Correspondents regularly include notable NASA officials, politicians, and celebrities and are noted in the finding...

Astronaut program selection , 1963 - 2000

 Sub-Series — Box: 40
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 5, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Includes Cernan's selection for NASA's Manned Spaceflight Program, congratulatory letters and telegrams related to Cernan's career as an astronaut, and subsequent public activity.

Astronaut program selection - congratulatory cards and letters , October - November 1963

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, File 1
Scope and Contents Includes Cernan's selection for NASA's Manned Spaceflight Program, congratulatory letters and telegrams related to Cernan's career as an astronaut, and subsequent public activity.

"Hero Worship" poem, December 22, 1972

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, File 2
Scope and Contents Poem written by Harry Dee, to Tracy Cernan, and includes a photocopied photograph of Tracy Cernan looking up at her father, Captain Cernan (two copies).

Martin Caidin, November 21, 1972

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, File 3
Scope and Contents Includes "Time for Reckoning," by Martin Caiden, with note, "Special to the Orlando Sentinel, (To be used on Launch Day/December 6," and a letter to Cernan from Martin Caidin.

Ronald Reagan 2nd Inaugural and related celebrations, January 1985

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, File 4
Scope and Contents Includes two invitations to Regan's inauguration, and a commemorative invitation.

Miscellaneous public activity, 2000

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 288, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, File 5
Scope and Contents Includes "Space.com a business proposal," and National Aviation Hall of Fame newsletter, Fall 2000.

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,...