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F. O. Anderegg papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 14, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSF 17
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two copies of one article and one engineering bulletin.
Dates: 1920 - 1924

Andrey A. Potter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 527
Scope and Contents The Andrey A. Potter papers document the career, education, and personal life of nationally renowned engineer and educator Andrey Potter (A.A. Potter). Types of materials in the collection include articles; speeches; surveys; research and lecture notes; certificates, diplomas, and awards; photographs; correspondence; printed material; scrapbooks; medals; ephemera; artifacts; books and manuscripts; obituaries; greeting cards; reports; letterhead; newspaper clippings; and meeting minutes. The...
Dates: 1893 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930-1970; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1979

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012

Purdue University Department of Aviation Technology records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 12
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Department of Aviation Technology records document the historical background of the department, the Purdue University Airport, and key moments in the history of aviation in Tippecanoe County. Scrapbooks compiled by the department provide a rich collection of photographs and news clippings which highlight key historical moments, individuals, additions of labs and simulators, and aircraft at the Purdue University Airport. Publications among the...
Dates: 1928 - 2010; Other: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1999

Amar N. Bery papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSA 52
Scope and Contents Pamphlet - Indian For The English, by Amar Nath Bery, B.S. E.E. 1905.
Dates: circa 1905

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...
Dates: 1950 - 2013

Mark N. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 302
Scope and Contents The Mark N. Brown papers include papers and memorabilia of retired astronaut and Purdue Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering alumnus, Mark N. Brown. Included are Brown's textbooks from his studies at Purdue, Air Force ROTC certificate, Apollo program photographs that were pinned to Brown's Purdue dorm room wall while he was a student in the early 1970s, a Purdue paper airplane contest trophy, along with other Purdue memorabilia.  The collection also includes NASA memorabilia...
Dates: 1963 - 1991

Roger B. Chaffee letter and postcard

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 282
Scope and Contents The letter dated July 24, 1965 is from Roger Chaffee to his parents. On the reverse is a July 25, 1965 note from Martha Chaffee to her in-laws in which she signs, "Roger, Martha, Sheryl and Steve." In the letter, Roger discussed an upcoming flight and the astronaut's rotation as capsule communicator (CAPCOM). He mentions Gus Grissom, Gene Cernan, Jim McDivitt, Buzz Aldrin and Dave Scott. Both Roger and Martha discuss recent family activities at home. The postcard, dated July 1965, was sent by...
Dates: 1967

Charles H. Benjamin papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 15, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSF 31
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four folders, containing articles written by Charles Benjamin, the former Dean of the School of Engineering at Purdue University.
Dates: 1903 - 1912

The Charles Pankow Foundation Collection on Charles Pankow

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 135
Scope and Contents The Charles Pankow Foundation collection on Charles Pankow reflects the life of Charles J. Pankow and his contribution to the construction industry. It is a compilation of news articles on Pankow himself, the people associated with Pankow Companies and Pankow Foundation, papers, projects undertaken by Pankow Group of Companies. Information regarding the biography of Charles Pankow, A Better Way to Build, is also included.
Dates: 1950 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2012

Class of 1915 photo album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 260
Scope and Contents The Class of 1915 photo album (1912-1915; 0.10 cubic feet) documents class activities and Greek events of the Class of 1915, including the Tank Scrap and Greek house parties. Photographs of campus scenery and buildings are included (Fowler Hall, Physics Building). Of particular interest may be the documentation of the 1913 flood in the Lafayette area. Some of the photographs identify class members through hand-written notes on photographs and captions. The album is believed to have been...
Dates: 1912 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1915

George L. Colburn papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 5, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 72
Scope and Contents Colburn, Gelorge L. (1948). The Modern Method of Producing Continuous Sheet Glass. South Baintree, Massachusetts: The Observer Press, Incorporated.
Dates: 1948

College of Agriculture, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 17
Abstract Correspondence, lantern slides, reports, and other materials documenting the history and administration of the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources.
Dates: circa 1910-1998; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

Len Cormier papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 207
Scope and Contents The Len Cormier papers document Cormier's work as a commercial space flight pioneer. The majority of the papers include drawings, designs, blueprints, and papers related to engineer Cormier's work to design commercial reusable launch vehicles and other orbital vehicles. Types of materials include blueprints, engineering designs, maps, a model (Space Van), papers, posters, reports, topographical maps and VHS tapes.
Dates: 1944 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1988

C. L. Cory papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 17, Placement: 20
Identifier: MSF 75
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one folder that contains an article written by C. L. Cory.
Dates: 1917

Lana Murphy Couch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 312
Scope and Contents The Lana Murphy Couch papers document Couch's forty year career with NASA, first as a wind tunnel test engineer, and later in management positions. Types of materials include: correspondence, newsletters, papers, photographs, programs, publications, research and work reports, technical reports, VHS tapes, writings, and material related to award recognition.
Dates: 1953 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

Stanley Coulter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 481
Scope and Contents This collection contains the following:

Notebook, 1860-1870 Notes from Lectures on Zoology delivered by Professor E.T. Nelson, Ph.D. of Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana MDCCCLXX (1870) Holy Bible (with Mrs. Lucy E.), 1872 The Dean by John G. Coulter, 1940 [autographed by Stanley Coulter]
Dates: 1860 - 1940

William G. Cowdin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 310
Scope and Contents The William G. Cowdin papers document Cowdin's role as Aerojet program manager for the Dyna-Soar boost rocket engines. This collection includes two 8" x 10" photographs taken during a 1961 Dyna-Soar full scale mockup review, Boeing Co., Seattle, 1961. The photographs include NASA test pilots and Aerojet project team including Neil Armstrong, William Dana, James Woods, Henry Gordon, William Knight, and Aerojet program manager and Purdue graduate William Cowdin. Also included is a biographical...
Dates: 1961 - 2014

Mark K. Craig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 81
Scope and Contents The Mark K. Craig papers document Purdue alumnus (BSAE 1971) Mark Craig's almost fifty year career in space exploration. Craig contributed to the Apollo, Apollo-Soyuz, Space Shuttle, Space Station, Mars Rover Sample Return, and Lunar-Mars Exploration programs in positions progressing from co-op intern to NASA Assistant Administrator. The papers also reflect Craig’s work on space policy and NASA strategic planning. The collection notably includes materials related to the day-to-day...
Dates: 1917 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Harold M. DeGroff, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 477
Scope and Contents The Harold M. DeGroff, Jr. papers document aspects of the career of longtime Purdue University faculty member and former Dean of Purdue's School of Aeronautics and Astronautics from 1955-1963, during the height of the "space race." Some of the featured items in the collection are a letter of recommendation for assignment to the Naval V-12 College of Training Program and a notice of separation from the United States Naval Service. Items pertaining to DeGroff's Purdue career include...
Dates: 1943 - 2010; Other: Majority of material found within 1951 - 1968

Doris Hurt Powers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 2
Scope and Contents The Doris Hurt Powers papers (1942 – 2008; 2 cubic feet) documents the student, aviation, and business activities of Doris Hurt Powers. Powers’ experience as a woman breaking into the male-dominated fields of engineering and aeronautics is well documented through autobiographical speeches and her memoir Nothing but Blue Skies. One strength of the collection are the speeches delivered by Powers that address the particular challenges and opportunities encountered...
Dates: 1945-2011; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2009

Richard G. Dukes papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 20, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSF 111
Scope and Contents Folder contains two publications by Richard Dukes.
Dates: 1908 - 1925

Robert Eckles papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 539
Scope and Contents This collection contains the Dean Potter biography written by Dr. Eckles as well as the materials he used when writing it. There are also publications, information booklets, and reports from the Library of Congress and American Microform Academy.
Dates: 1925 - 1974

Edward Ross papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: 00000er1
Scope and Contents Three lecture notebooks from Purdue Mechanical Engineering classes, 1903-1906. Mechanical Drawings (1903) Shop Lectures (1905) Steam Engines and Boilers (1906)
Dates: 1903-1906

Carl E. Egeler papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 103
Scope and Contents Includes a publication by Egler, and two catalog records for other Egler publications.
Dates: undated

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