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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

Cornell A. Bell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 18
Scope and Contents The Cornell A. Bell papers document the personal and professional life of Dr. Cornell Bell from his childhood through his retirement from Purdue and eventual passing in 2009. Materials include: Cornell’s personal papers, such as records from his elementary, high school, and college days, funeral programs for friends and colleagues, and contact information; material owned by members of Cornell’s family, including his wife Dr. Mildred Bell’s doctoral dissertation, his uncle Henry Sanders’s copy...
Dates: circa 1800s-2010; Majority of material found within 1970s-2000s

Charles C. Bock, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 315
Scope and Contents The Charles C. Bock, Jr. papers document the vast career of a test pilot. Within the collection, there is material about the Bell X-2, the X-15 (Rocket aircraft), the SR-71 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane), the Rockwell B-1 (Bomber), and many other types of experimental aircraft. Included are photographs of fellow Purdue University alumni and "America's No. 1 Spaceman" Iven C. Kincheloe, Jr. In addition to the thirty-one photographs, the collection consists of nine 16mm films, one of which...
Dates: 1956 - 2014

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

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

College of Health and Human Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 15
Scope and Contents The College of Health and Human Sciences records (1875-2009; 3.8 cubic feet) document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, including 75th and 100th anniversary documents and memorabilia.  Also included are annual reports, pamphlets, audio visual material; with a focus on work simplification practices or interviews involving key individuals from the College’s history, newspaper clippings, publicity,...
Dates: 1875-2009

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, CAD files 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

Collection of Amelia Earhart related materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 188
Scope and Contents The Collection of Amelia Earhart related materials consists of items collected by the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections over the years as a supplement to the George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers. There are numerous articles about Earhart, including information about her relationship with Purdue University and activities held in her honor. The collection also contains firsthand accounts of encounters with Earhart written by those who knew her while she was...
Dates: 1928 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1990

Eta Kappa Nu Beta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 152
Scope and Contents The Eta Kappa Nu Beta Chapter records (1894-2014) document more than a century of student life and activities of the honor society of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. The collection consists of annual reports, meeting minutes, photographs, photo slides and negatives, as well as video cassettes. Of particular interest might be the sub-series of graduating class composites, which frequently identifies the graduating students. Printed photographs of the graduating classes...
Dates: 1894 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1999; Other: Records transferred: 3/29/2016

David Fuhrman collection of Purdue Grand Prix recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 263
Scope and Contents The David Fuhrman collection of Purdue Grand Prix recordings document several Purdue Grand Prix races. Recondings include the 1982 (25th anniversary Grand Prix) along with twelve other races.
Dates: 1982 - 2005

Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 144
Scope and Contents The Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps document the history of aviation and flight through postage stamps, postmarks and envelopes collected from all over the world. The collection spans the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century but includes examples of 19th century balloon airmail. The stamps are housed in 67 albums and total near 68,000 stamps, envelopes, postmarks and postcards. The collection was assembled over a period of 20 years, with...
Dates: 1870 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1990

League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 55
Scope and Contents The League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette records document the history and administrative actions of various League of Women Voters organizations in the Greater Lafayette area.  Types of materials include correspondence, photographs, news clippings, administrative records, printed ephemera, programs, financial records, and websites. Links to the archived website can be found in "External Documents".
Dates: Majority of material found within 1965 - 2000; 1920 - 2019

Mark Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSA 187
Scope and Contents The research notes, publications, photographs, recordings, and personal items detailing the life and work of Purdue alumnus and author Mark Shaw. The collection documents Shaw's research and writing, and includes the transcripts of the Jack Ruby trial, extensive research regarding twentieth century journalist and reportor Dorothy Kilgallen, research regarding Marilyn Monroe, and several books, news clippings, and other articles. The collection also contains many works by Shaw, including the...
Dates: 1953 - 2021

Jill P. May papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555
Scope and Contents The Jill P. May papers document the life and career of Professor of Emerita of the College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Education, Jill P. May. The majority of the papers date from the mid-1970s to May’s retirement in 2011. The collection documents the private and professional life of May, particularly her professional activities during her tenure at Purdue University. Some personal papers include May’s early life and education, in addition to correspondence with family members...
Dates: 1923 - 2018; Majority of material found within mid-1970s - 2011

Purdue University Architect records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 154
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Architect records contain images in varying media formats of Purdue University buildings and landscapes. Reports from the University Architect’s office regarding the different buildings on the West Lafayette as well as satellite campus located within the State of Indiana can also been found.
Dates: 1949 - 2012

Purdue University Department of Computer Sciences Photograph Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 34
Scope and Contents The Computer Science Photographs Collection includes a variety of printed and digital photographs and video documenting the life of the Computer Science department at Purdue University. Frequent subjects include annual events such as awards dinners or special lectures, headshots of faculty, and students working on projects. The collection also includes a number of resources documenting the fundraising for and construction of the new Lawson Computer Science building, and videos featuring...
Dates: 1960-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1995-2009; Other: Date acquired: 05/05/2015

Purdue University Libraries records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 30
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Libraries records document, the history, administration and activities of the Purdue University Libraries.  Types of materials include: annual reports, brochures, ephemera, minutes, miscellaneous materials, newsletters, pamphlets, photographs, publications, records, surveys, and training manuals.  The original order of the records was maintained in most cases.  Some boxes may include cross-departmental documents, and confidential items have been removed and housed in a...
Dates: circa 1800s - 2000s; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2004

Purdue University News Service videos

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 191
Content Description Collection contains two boxes of VHS tapes of events recorded by the Purdue University News Service. It contains one tape of video from the Purdue Newsreel from 1957-1958, but most of the videos are from the 1980s through the late 2000s with the bulk from the late 1990s through the late 2000s. The videos contain local, regional, and national news stories, research stories, stories about nuclear programs at Purdue, Rube Goldberg competitions, INside Indiana Business, training videos and...
Dates: 1956 - 2008; Majority of material found within 2001 - 2008

Pierre J. Thuot papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 179
Scope and Contents The Pierre J. Thuot papers document the three shuttle missions that Thuot flew. These were STS-36, STS-49, and STS-62. Within the collection, there is material on all three but with the main focus on STS-49. There is little information about STS-36 because it is still classified by the U.S. government.  Included in the collection are over 50 color photographs of Thuot training for the Intelsat VI capture that he performed on STS-49.  In addition to the photographs, included in the...
Dates: 1989 - 1994

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