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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...

Pat Barry Rose Bowl collection

 Collection — Box: 1 Box
Identifier: MSR 11
Abstract One artifact documenting the 1967 Rose Bowl and the intensity of the fan response.

Samuel N. Postlethwait papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 516
Overview Articles, artifacts, audio cassette, historical documents, instruction system design handbooks, manuals, papers, photographs, publications, teaching aids and devices, and teaching methods handbooks, which document the pioneering audio tutorial system of instruction of Professor Samuel N. Postlethwait during the 1960s and early 1970s.

Purdue University Archives & Special Collections Artifacts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSR 4
Scope and Contents The Purdue Artifact collection (1880-2000, 8 cubic feet) documents different historical aspects of Purdue University. Each artifact has been given a unique number and then organized by size, and sometimes format, in boxes. The items are of various sizes in various formats, but all have a Purdue connection. Some examples are a salt and pepper shaker set, handkerchief, window decals, and silver tea spoons. Many items demonstrate the evolution of Purdue iconography such as the griffin seal or...

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...

Purdue University Department of Aviation Technology records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 12
Abstract This collection includes Purdue University Aviation Technology Department scrapbook binders containing brochures, clippings, memos, pamphlets, programs, photographs, and other documents from 1930s - 2006. Also includes historical information, reports, publications, slides, posters, Air Race Classic programs, a plaque from United Airlines, and photographs of historic aircraft taken at the Purdue Airport. Among the artifacts is a Boeing 727 aircraft captain's steering yoke last used by Neil...

Purdue University Musical Organizations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 40
Scope and Contents This collection documents Purdue University's musical organizations including the Choral Society, Glee Club, Symphony Orchestra, and University bands. Materials include song books, scrapbook, programs, sheet music, and record albums. Includes information on well-known Purdue songs, such as "Hail Purdue," as well as lesser-known Purdue songs performed at convocations, football games against Indiana University, and related events. Some late 19th century song books not specific to Purdue but...

Carol Pyle collection of Dean of Women and Dean of Students Memorabilia

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 281
Overview Correspondence and clippings documenting Carol Pyle’s relationship with Dorothy Stratton, Helen Schleman, Beverley Stone, and Barbara Cook.

Ralph H. Schneck Military collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 123
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, clippings, high school and military artifacts documenting the childhood, military training and United States Army Air Forces career of Ralph H. Schneck.

Ralph O. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 180
Abstract Flight logs, aerial photographs and negatives of Northern Indiana farms, churches, schools and businesses, clippings, business records, homemade aerial photography equipment and miscellaneous items used in Indiana pilot Ralph Brown’s aerial photography and survey business. Also includes Brown’s personal journal, which contains stories, including, “My First Solo Flight, and “Flying Dangerous or Not?”

Ralph S. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25
Abstract Engineering drawings, articles, papers, newspaper clippings, awards, honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Purdue University, memoirs and biographical information, along with photographs, albums and scrapbooks which document the pioneering aviation career of Ralph S. Johnson.

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...

Ross W. Hippensteel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 34
Scope and Contents The Ross W. Hippensteel papers (1912-1960; 13.5 cubic feet) document the college and military career of Ross W. Hippensteel. The collection contains many artifacts, papers, handbooks, manuals, certificates, class notes, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, a pencil sketch, clothing and other miscellaneous items. Some of the items belonged to his wife, Jean Rankin Hippensteel. The class notes are from many of his Purdue University, mechanical engineering and physics courses from 1929-1934, along...

Sammie Morris Reamer Club artifacts

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSR 7
Scope and Contents The Sammie Morris Reamer Club artifacts (2008; 0.2 cubic feet) consist of a Purdue Reamer paddle, marked “Sammie Morris honorary, Fall 2008” and one wooden "R" signed by Reamer Club members and marked “Morris honorary, 08” that were given to Sammie Morris as a token of the club’s appreciation for her assistance.

Stanton K. Galey collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 6, Placement: 21
Identifier: MSA 115
Scope and Contents Purdue Varsity Athletics card, signed by Stanton K. Galey, circa 1950.

Steven C. Beering papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: beers00
Scope and Contents The Steven C. Beering Papers (1950-2001, 6.5 cubic feet) includes interview transcripts and scripts for Vision for Tomorrow, Beta and VHS tapes of interviews and other material relating to the life and career of Steven Beering, president of Purdue University. The papers include a variety of tapes and DVDs that document activities on the Purdue University campus, relating to events at Westwood, the Black Cultural Center (BCC), and other locations.

Susan Bulkeley Butler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 17
Abstract This collection primarily consists of memorabilia of Susan Bulkeley Butler’s time at Purdue University, including newspaper clippings, documents about extracurricular projects, photographs, and artifacts.

Sven Rundman collection on Cary Hall

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA-347
Content Description The collection contains the following documents - a certificate, a newspaper clipping, a program booklet, 2 menu cards, issues of Cary Club Carion (a student publication), and a student government handbook. It also contains artifacts such as a gavel, and two honorary plaques. These materials document the student life of Sven Rundman and life in Cary Quad more generally. They reflect Rundman's involvement in the student governance of Cary Quad, as well as his achievements at Purdue.

Virginia Kelly Karnes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 352
Scope and Contents The Virginia Kelly Karnes Papers (circa 1910-2006; 4.5 Cubic ft.) document the life of Virginia Karnes. Types of materials include correspondence, notes, awards and certificates, printed material, electronic media, photographs, and artifacts.

Wilmer and Mildred Stultz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 209
Abstract The papers contain artifacts, books about Amelia Earhart, photo albums featuring the career, family, friends and lives of the Stultzes, a program from an Earhart lecture, and a shadowbox containing memorabilia from Stultz’s transatlantic flight aboard the “Friendship” with Amelia Earhart and Louis Gordon in 1928.

Gordon Yoder collection of Space Exploration memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 292
Scope and Contents The Gordon Yoder collection of Space Exploration memorabilia primarily contains items related to Apollo 11, with additional items related to NASA. Types of items include books and serials, commemorative plates, glassware, liquor bottles, space toys, posters, one of which is related to STS-1, along with other commercially produced commemorative objects produced to celebrate human spaceflight. Of note are issues of The Eagle, the newsletter of the Apollo 11 Collectors Society, magazines and...

Yuri Gagarin Song Book and Commemorative Matches Box Set

 Collection — Box 01 small flat box
Identifier: MSP 205
Abstract This collection includes Yuri Gagarin memorabilia; a commemorative poem and song book from Moscow honoring cosmonaut Gagarin, Gherman Titov, Andriyan Nikolayev, and Pavel Popovich (the first four Soviets in space), and a commemorative box set of matches produced upon the 20th anniversary of Gagarin’s first flight into space.

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Elliott, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1874 - 1960 2
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Air Race Classic 1
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Cook, Barbara I. (Barbara Ivy), 1929-2013 1
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Covey, Richard O., 1946- 1
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Gilbreth, Frank B. (Frank Bunker), 1868-1924 1
Glazer, Gary J. (Glazer, Gary Jay) 1
Goble, Eva L. (Eva Lenore), 1910-2017 1
Goldman, Jerome 1
Gould, Helen 1
Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association 1
Grissom, Virgil I. 1
Gustafson, W. A. 1
Hair, Syd 1
Hansen, Arthur G. 1
Hepburn, William Murray, 1874- 1
Hippensteel, Ross W. 1
Indiana Athletic Trainers' Association 1
Indiana Athletic Trainers’ Association 1
Indiana Society of Chicago 1
International Business Machines Corporation 1
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