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Charles M. Ehresman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 490
Abstract Correspondence, conference and research papers and presentations, multimedia materials, proposals and reports, research and teaching materials, subject files, and other materials documenting 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 & Propulsion Center (known today as Zucrow Laboratories).  The collection also...

John C. Franks papers on the Civilian Pilot Training Program

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 171
Scope and Contents The John C. Franks papers on the Civilian Pilot Training Program include twenty photographs of Franks and a number of unidentified flight students. The subjects of the photographs are the Purdue University Airport, flight students, and airplanes, including a Weaver Aircraft Company of Ohio (WACO) aircraft, and a Howard DGA-18, which was a training aircraft. There is also a photograph of a World War II military fleet. Identifying information is included with the photographs. Along with the...

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...

Paul E. Stanley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSF 50
Scope and Contents The Paul E. Stanley papers document the earliest years of the School of Aeronautics and the planning that went into creating the school. Other material among the papers pertain to the early years of the Purdue Airport and Division of Engineering Sciences. Neil Armstrong was a student of Stanley's, and there are clippings, front pages of newspapers, reports, an invitation sent by Armstrong to Stanley for his homecoming celebrating in Wapakoneta, Ohio, along with other pre and post-Apollo 11...

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