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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

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

Ralph O. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 180
Scope and Contents The Ralph O. Brown papers document Brown's businesses, Southside Studio, Huntington, Indiana and the Northern Indiana Aerial Photographic and Survey Service. The papers are comprised of Ralph O. Brown's pilot flight records and log books, which include his remarks and notations and Brown's journal which contains stories, including, "My First Solo Flight," and "Flying Dangerous or Not?" Also included are business receipts (1950s), business related correspondence, two clippings about Brown and...
Dates: 1940 - 1976

William J. Cable papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 36
Scope and Contents The William J. Cable papers document Cable's involvement in the 1955 General Electric Mathematics Fellowships for Secondary School Teachers which took place June 20 through July 30, 1955 at Purdue University. It also contains later issues of G.E.M.F. News, a roster of participants from 1953-1958, and pamphlets, brochures and booklets from engineering and mathematics departments of several universities. The collection also consists of photographs William Cable took of the Purdue campus in 1955,...
Dates: 1954 - 1958

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,...
Dates: 1934 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2012

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

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

William P. Duncan papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 500
Scope and Contents The William P. Duncan papers document Duncan'a undergraduate education at the University of Illinois Institute of Aviation and his graduate school work at Purdue University in the School of Education. Also included are papers from his early years as a Purdue University instructor in the Aviation Technician Program, Technical Institutes, Division of Technical Extension, along with the Purdue Aeronautics Corporation maintenance manual and the revisions it went through from 1956-1958....
Dates: 1951 - 1994; Other: Majority of material found within 1951 - 1959

Jerome M. 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...
Dates: 1941 - 1972; Other: Majority of material found within 1965 - 1972

Winthrop A. Gustafson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 522
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of astronauts, mission launch invitations, clippings, mission patches, and writings. Many items relate to or are from Purdue astronaut John Blaha and other Purdue astronauts whom had a connection to Professor Gustafson. Also includes Purdue University School of Aeronautics and Astronautics alumni newsletters and other publications. Lastly, there is a matted photograph of Earth presented to Dr. Gustafson in gratitude for his work as Co-Op coordinator for the...
Dates: 1984 - 2011

Arthur G. Hansen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 52
Scope and Contents The papers of Arthur Hansen, president of Purdue University 1971 - 1982 include speeches, lecture notes, publications, and related materials. Photographs of President Arthur Hansen and his wife, Nancy Tucker Hansen were received at a later date from the publications and speeches, as was the DVD, "Funeral of Purdue University President Arthur G. Hansen," WLFI-TV News Channel 18. There are also some press releases related to Nancy Hansen's activities. The papers cover a wide variety...
Dates: 1950 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1985

Herbert C. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 4
Scope and Contents The Herbert C. Brown Papers [360 cubic feet] document the professional life and some of the personal life of Herbert Brown, winner of the 1979 Nobel Prize for Chemistry and former Purdue University professor. The collection consists of professional papers, personal papers, publications, professional and personal correspondence, research records, university and departmental papers, graduate student work and records, photographs, awards, memorabilia, and artwork.
Dates: 1928-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1940s-1990s; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/2005

Ralph S. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 25
Scope and Contents The Ralph S. Johnson papers document the pioneering aviation career of Ralph S. Johnson. Included among the papers are aeronautical engineering drawings done by Johnson, along with articles and papers authored by him. The newspaper clippings, awards, and honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Purdue University focus on the latter part of his career, as he was being recognized as an aviation pioneer. The biographical information was often collected and written by the authors, as a...
Dates: 1924 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1947

Avanelle "Nell" Kirksey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 502
Overview The collection documents the life and career of Dr. Avanelle Kirksey, a prominent researcher and educator in the area of maternal and infant nutrition. Materials include papers, publications, correspondence, clippings, photographs, artifacts, etc.
Dates: 1943 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

David C. Leestma papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 193
Scope and Contents The David C. Leestma papers document his personal experience as an astronaut during the early years of the Space Shuttle program and as a NASA manager and director. Included are papers related to the three missions for which he served as a mission specialist; STS-41-G, STS-28, and STS-45. Leestma later served as manager and director at the Johnson Space Center's Astronaut Office, Flight Crew Operations Directorate, Advanced Planning Office and for initiatives such as the Space...
Dates: 1969 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1998

Lisek Family papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 27
Scope and Contents The Lisek Family papers consist of materials from Henry J. Lisek's days as a Purdue University student. It also contains documents from the family home; blueprints and specifications. Mrs. Lisek is featured in a newspaper clipping.
Dates: 1948 - 1968; Other: Majority of material found within 1948

Jack A. Marchand papers on the Voyager Project

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 37, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSF 353
Scope and Contents The Jack A. Marchand papers on the Voyager Project are papers, newsletters, and correspondence Marchand collected as part of the volunteer team for the Voyager Project. Many of Marchand's students at Purdue University wrote reports on the Voyager Project.
Dates: 1986 - 1990

James R. Maris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 478
Scope and Contents The James R. Maris papers document aspects of the Department of Aviation Technology's administration and teaching. Papers include a 1973 department administrative procedures manual; Professor Maris' course outlines, lectures and notes for Aviation Technology 358, Aviation History class, including lecture overheads which provide historical aircraft images, publications and handbooks on aviation careers, records of Purdue's Aviation Technology Flying Club, including meeting minutes, reports,...
Dates: 1944 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1993

Mary L. Cleave papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 176
Abstract This collections contains 3 binders containing crew reports on Shuttle missions, STS-1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,41-B,41-C,41-D,41-G,51-A,51-C,51-D,51-F,51-J, and 61-A.  Detailed in these crew reports are the tasks preformed on each mission.
Dates: 1981-1986; Other: Date acquired: 09/18/2013

Charles P. Matthews papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 30, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSF 249
Scope and Contents The collection consists of articles and reports by Charles Matthews and an announcement and program from his memorial service.
Dates: 1896 - 1907

William V. Owen papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 33: Series Series 1, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 293
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains correspondence to Professor Owen from editors of various publications, original manuscripts that had been submitted for publication by Professor Owen, a few photographs of Owen and his family and a 55th wedding anniversary announcement.
Dates: 1968 - 1975

Linda Levy Peck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 529
Overview The collection contains papers related to the career and various publications of Dr. Linda Levy Peck, a former History Professor at Purdue.
Dates: 1949 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1992

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.
Dates: 1965 - 1981

Clifford Blake Powers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 80
Scope and Contents The Clifford Blake Powers papers primarily document Powers' career with Essex Corporation and CST, Incorporated, in association with NASA. The papers also include various NASA-related publications, promotional material and memorabilia collected by Powers. The papers contain a varied assortment of artifacts, papers and publications related to Powers' employment at Essex Corporation, where he was the project manager (publications) for the First United States Microgravity Laboratory mission...
Dates: 1962 - 2003; Other: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2002

John R. Simmons student papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 313
Scope and Contents The John R. Simmons student papers document some of the coursework Simmons completed while an Aeronautical Engineering student at Purdue from 1950-1954. Included are "AE-90 Class Div. A" assignments/tests, and various English essays. Also included among the papers is a report titled, "Aircraft Powerplant Testing," by the instructional staff of the Powerplant Division of the School of Aeronautics, Purdue University, September 1951, and several type-written sheets of Civil Air regulations. Types...
Dates: 1943 - 1951

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