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Box 15

 Container

Contains 24 Collections and/or Records:

Research and Writings, circa 1920s - 2000s

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1
Scope and Contents Series one is divided into four sub-series.
  1. Collaborative Research and Work
  2. Conferences, Presentations, and Publications
  3. Multimedia
  4. Research Materials
Dates: circa 1920s - 2000s

Research Materials, circa 1920s - 2000s

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: circa 1920s - 2000s

Binder containing the paper, The Problem of Escape from the Earth by Rocket, 1946

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 1
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1946

Binder, Aerojet Brochure Rocket Power Plants , 1948

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 2
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1948

Binder, White Sands Proving Grounds Info on GE Launches, circa 1940s - 2000s

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 3
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: circa 1940s - 2000s

Binder, Robert Godard papers, circa 1940s - 1990s

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 4
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 12
Scope and Contents (Contains photocopies of materials from 1940s, 1980s-1990s, undated; with letter from 1991.)
Dates: circa 1940s - 1990s

Milton W. Rosen, The Viking Rocket Story, 1955

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 5
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1955

Large Rocket Engine Weight Study, 1956

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 6
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1956

Fletcher Pratt, All About Rockets and Jets, 1958

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 7
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1958

Liquid Propellant Information Agency, Liquid Propellant Safety Manual, 1958

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 8
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1958

Booklet, Very Large Rocket Engines: Experimental Investigation of Thrust Vector Control and Performance of A Cellular-Type Plug Nozzle Thrust Chamber, 1959

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 9
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1959

Philip Gustave Laurson and William Junkin Cox, Mechanics of Materials, 1947

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 10
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1947

Max Jakob and George A. Hawkins, Elements of Heat Transfer and Insulation, 1948

 Item — Box: 15, Item: 11
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, Item 19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1948

Research Memorandum, Behavior of Commercial Hydrazine in Contact with Various Materials, 1950

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1950

Final Report, Project Hermes V-2 Missile Program, 1954

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 5
Scope and Contents (Photocopied with handwritten note, 2005.)
Dates: 1954

Curtiss-Wright "The Engineer’s Ramjet Primer," 1956; NASA Memorandum "Propellant Vaporization as a Criterion for Rocket-Engine Design", 1959

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1959

Research Memorandum, Effect of Fuel-Orifice Diameter on Performance of Heptane-Oxygen Rocket Engines, 1958

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1958

Very Large Rocket Engines: Aerodynamic Analysis of Plug Nozzles, 1958; Very Large Rocket Engines: Occasional Report No. 2, 1958

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1958

Booklets, The Plug Nozzle Story, 1959; Very Large Rocket Engines: Experimental Investigation of A Cellular Type Plug Nozzle Rocket Motor, 1959; Plug Nozzle Rocket Engine: Design Information for System Studies, 1959; Plug Nozzle Program: Quarterly Report No. 2, 1959

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1959

Subject File, Solid Propellants Information, 1959 - 1965

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1959 - 1965

Subject File, Materials sent to Ehresman from Frank H. Winter, Curator, Rocketry Space History Division, National Air and Space Museum, 2008

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 11
Scope and Contents (Photocopies original material and from 1951, 1960, 1966-1967, 1977, 1996, 1998, 2001, undated, and with correspondence and notes, 2005-2008.)
Dates: 2008

Articles, Papers, and Book Chapters by Purdue Faculty, 1950 - 1959

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1950 - 1959

Articles, Papers, and Book Chapters by Others, 1950 - 1959

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSF 490, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series four consists of books and booklets, as well as binders containing various reference materials, used in Ehresman's research.
Dates: 1950 - 1959

Charles M. Ehresman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 490
Scope and Contents The Charles M. Ehresman papers document the work and professional activities of Charles M. Ehresman, designer of Purdue University's High Pressure Rocket Laboratory, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, and operations manager of Purdue's Thermal Sciences and Propulsion Center (known today as Zucrow Laboratories). The collection also documents the design and construction of the High Pressure Rocket Laboratory and its early administration and operations, as well as materials pertaining...
Dates: 1897 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1972; Other: Majority of material found within 1997 - 2009