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Arthur H. Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 29
Abstract Collection of artifacts including certificates, photographs, photo albums, Purdue registration papers, a drafting kit, glasses, a clarinet, and a diploma all belonging to Arthur Harter Fisher.

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Abstract This collection includes documents, photographs, awards and certificates, textbooks, briefs and records, artifacts, audiovisual materials, and scrapbooks that document the life and career of astronaut and retired United States Air Force Major General Roy Bridges Jr. Included are numerous awards, drawings, and personalized photographs and mementos given to Bridges in appreciation of his service and leadership.

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,...

Chesterfield H. Janes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 301
Abstract Apollo era printed materials, artifacts, and photographs related to Janes’ professional career at IBM and also printed materials and artifacts from his student life at Purdue University.

Donald E. Williams papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 12
Abstract Artifacts, memorbilia, and papers of Donald E. Williams (Don Williams), astronaut and Purdue alumnus (BSME 1964).

Dorothy Christoff papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 304
Abstract The collection contains various artifacts relating to Dorothy Christoff's time at Purdue as an Engineering student.

Earl G. Maxwell collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 169
Scope and Contents Photographs, programs, a certificate and artifacts from Maxwell's years as a Purdue student.

Fowler Courts Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 43
Abstract Annual reports, orientation guidebooks and handbooks, faculty fellow directories, yearbooks, calendars, photographs, historical information, including Purdue residence hall dress code standards and guest hours policies (1960s-1980s), and various memorabilia documenting the history of Fowler Courts and Fowler House.

Granville C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 252
Scope and Contents Granville Thompson's photographs document Indiana highway bridge construction projects dating from 1921-1943. Approximately 41 bridge construction projects are covered, at around 33 location sites in Indiana. The collection includes approximately 398 photographic prints and 219 negatives. Many of the original structures in the photographs no longer exist. The photographs were primarily taken by Thompson using a Kodak IA folding camera, on 116 film. (The camera was later donated to the Kodak...

Hail Purdue plate

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 351
Scope and Contents The collection contains one decorative round plate with a brass stand. The "Hail Purdue" lyrics are written on the edges of the plate. The plate belonged to Brice K. Meeker, who graduated with his master's and Ph.D. degrees in Agricultural Economics in 1950 and 1953 respectively. The collection was donated by his daughter, Lara Meeker. The collection might be useful for researchers interested in University-related artifacts and memorabilia.

Horace W. Payne collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 10, Placement: 16
Identifier: MSA 186
Scope and Contents Photograph, Delta Upsilon Fraternity receipt, Delta Upsilon Fraternity paddle, freshman belt buckle, and items from memorial service, belonging to Horace W. Payne.

Purdue Memorabilia and Photographs of the Hospitality and Tourism Department

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 82
Abstract Photographs and artifacts documenting Purdue history and Hospitality and Tourism Department events.

James Blakesley Collection on the Class of 1950

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 28
Scope and Contents The James Blakesley Collection on the Class of 1950 (1946-1950; 3 cubic feet) contains memorabilia from the Class of 1950's days at Purdue. Types of materials include: printed material; dance cards, newspaper clippings, event programs and playbills, along with photographs, record albums and artifacts. Addendum materials include annual reports from James Blakesley’s tenure as Purdue University’s Director of Space Management and Academic Scheduling. Some items are undated.

Jerome Goldman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 461
Scope and Contents The Jerome Goldman papers document Goldman's career as a Purdue University student in Aeronautical Engineering, his service in the United States Army Air Corp and his work afterwards as a pilot for United Air Lines, along with his key role in establishing Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Air Lines as chief pilot, director of operations, and later vice president for operations and maintenance. Also included are papers from his work with International Learning Systems, the Federal...

John Gano Purdue University key and medallions

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 6, Placement: 22
Identifier: MSA 116
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one chain, with a Purdue key, fraternity medallion and a third unidentifiable medallion attached, circa 1920s.

Larry Gee papers and space memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MSA 276
Abstract Memorabilia and artifacts such as commemorative space flight flags, shuttle patches, commemorative pins, Columbia commemorative coin, DVDs, astronaut space shuttle crew photographs and various documents from Larry Gee’s 22 year career as an engineer in the aerospace industry.  Gee was involved in work with Space Shuttle main engines, Atlas engines, Delta engines, the International Space Station, THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) and other space programs.

Lawrence R. Poel Collection of Purdue Mugs

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: poel00
Scope and Contents Includes two Purdue tankard-style white mugs dated 1955 and 1956, previously belonging to Lawrence Poel.

Mark N. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 302
Abstract This collection includes papers and memorabilia of retired astronaut and Purdue Aeronautical and Astronautics Engineering alumnus, Mark N. Brown. Included are Purdue student memorabilia and textbooks, NASA memorabilia such as Brown's personal NASA flight suit, a flown mission shirt with certificate of authenticity, mission patches, space food, G-suit, a shuttle tile with documentation, photographs, slides, DVDs, a presentation on the history of manned flight, along with other papers and...

Murphy Family papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 273
Scope and Contents The Murphy Family Papers (1916-1929, 1999; 0.5 cubic ft.) document the student life and activities of Rosemary Murphy and Mary Marguerite Murphy during their school days at Purdue University. Subject areas include women's sports at Purdue University (basketball, soccer, track), the Purdue "We Girls Rifle Team," physical education for women students at Purdue, and the various fraternities, sororities, honors and athletic societies to which the Murphy women belonged. The bulk of the papers were...

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Abstract This collection includes documents, coursework, working papers and subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to Neil A. Armstrong's education, Navy career, training and career as a test pilot and astronaut, his career as a professor of engineering, and roles as advisor and participant for various commissions.

Orville Redenbacher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 37
Scope and Contents The Orville Redenbacher papers (1928-1994; 1.5 cubic feet) contain artifacts, papers, certificates, plaques, photographs, advertisements, items from Purdue University (1928, the year Redenbacher received his Bachelor of Science degree) and a 1988 honorary Doctorate from Purdue, among other items which represent aspects of Orville Redenbacher’s career. Some of the artifacts consist of an extensive bow tie and tie collection, various honorary 4-H plaques and certificates, photographs which...

Purdue University Astronauts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 168
Abstract This legacy collection features items related to Purdue University’s alumni astronauts. The various items were collected before the advent of the Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives. Included are clippings, Purdue University News Service press releases relating to Apollo 11 and Neil A. Armstrong and various Apollo 11 related newspapers and clippings. Also included are Purdue publications and shuttle mission decals, patches and a replica of a mechanical toy that was involved in a...

Purdue University Customs and Traditions collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 151
Abstract This collection features artifacts and other memorabilia related to Purdue student customs and traditions. Included are Purdue student brochures, booklets written by Edward C. Elliott, various programs, a matriculation ticket signed by Winthrop E. Stone, a label from the first bottle of beer served to a Purdue student after the repeal of prohibition, early residence hall newsletters and other memorabilia. Also includes historical information and correspondence in regards to 3 key Purdue...

Robert C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 253
Abstract Photographs, publications, and artifacts documenting the scholastic career of Robert C. Thompson and campus life at Purdue.

Jerry L. Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283
Overview This collection includes materials that document Ross' student life at Purdue, his test flight engineer work, and NASA career as an engineer and astronaut. The collection includes Purdue coursework and memorabilia; papers from Ross' work at Edwards Air Force Base, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Test Pilot School; NASA Space Shuttle training and mission documents, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews. Examples of the types of materials in the collection include aircraft flight...

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