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Astronauts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Apollo 11 California Newspapers collection

 Unprocessed — Box Box 1
Identifier: 20140113.1

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Abstract This collection includes documents, photographs, awards and certificates, textbooks, briefs and records, artifacts, audiovisual materials, and scrapbooks that document the life and career of astronaut and retired United States Air Force Major General Roy Bridges Jr. Included are numerous awards, drawings, and personalized photographs and mementos given to Bridges in appreciation of his service and leadership.

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,...

Charles F. Bolden Jr. lecture

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 62, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSP 177
Scope and Contents The Charles F. Bolden, Jr. lecture (2010, 0.1 cubic feet) documents a lecture given by Charles F. Bolden, then 12th admnistrator of NASA. The lecture was given as part of the William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture series on September 7, 2010 in Fowler Hall and was open to the general public. The collection contains one DVD.

Collection of Purdue Astronaut slide rules

 Collection — Box 8 items
Identifier: MSA 254
Scope and Contents Slide rules of six Purdue alumni astronauts: Neil Armstrong, Roy Bridges, Eugene Cernan, Richard Covey, Guy Gardner, and Jerry Ross.

David C. Leestma papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 193
Abstract Papers, awards, and audio visual material related to Leestma’s time as an astronaut. This collection includes personal papers from STS-28, STS-41G, STS-45, and STS-95, including his personal journals from 1981-2014.

David Moses Collection of A-V Center Materials, Purdue University Libraries

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: 00000DM1
Scope and Contents Materials relate to the Purdue Audio-Visual Center and the Purdue Libraries.

Dianna Thompson Collection of Apollo 11 Moon Landing news clippings

 Collection — Box 01
Identifier: MSP 201
Abstract Newspaper clippings related to the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing mission. Clippings are primarily from Kansas City, Missouri newspapers.

Donald E. Williams papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 12
Abstract Artifacts, memorbilia, and papers of Donald E. Williams (Don Williams), astronaut and Purdue alumnus (BSME 1964).

Eugene Cernan's Framed Compilation of Flags and Patches, Carried to Moon on Apollo 10

 Collection — Box 1 item
Identifier: MSA 271
Scope and Contents One framed artifact containing a small American flag, two space mission patches (Gemini IX, Stafford-Cernan) and (Apollo X, Stafford-Young-Cernan), a Purdue University Centennial Year flag (1869-1969), and a note from astronaut Eugene Cernan: "These flags and patches were carried to the moon on Apollo 10. Presented to the faculty and students of Purdue University by Commander Gene Cernan. My sincere thanks to all at Purdue for helping make this accomplishment possible." (Signed by Eugene Cernan)

Frederick L. Hovde papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 51
Scope and Contents The Frederick L. Hovde Papers (1908-1983; 63.5 Cubic ft.) document the life and career of engineer and educator Frederick Hovde. The vast majority of the papers document Hovde's business career, particularly his tenure as President of Purdue University (1946-1971), but also his work for the U.S. government and other agencies on nuclear and atomic energy, weapons research, national defense, and rocket ordnance research. A group of personal papers is included, documenting Hovde's academic...

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...

Helen Schroyer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 504
Scope and Contents Working files belonging to Helen Schroyer, former Special Collections Librarian at Purdue University. Includes professional correspondence as well as clippings and pamphlets. Includes signed correspondence from astronauts including John Blaha, Mark Brown, Gregory Harbaugh, and Gary Peyton.

James R. Hansen papers on Neil Armstrong

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 183
Abstract Research materials, recorded interviews, and correspondence related to the writing and publication of First Man, the authorized biography of Neil Armstrong by James R. Hansen.

Janice Voss papers -- addition 6

 Unprocessed — Box 1 box
Identifier: 20140325

John Norberg interviews with Purdue astronaut alumni

 Unprocessed — Box 1 small box
Identifier: 20141104.1

Mark N. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 302
Abstract This collection includes papers and memorabilia of retired astronaut and Purdue Aeronautical and Astronautics Engineering alumnus, Mark N. Brown. Included are Purdue student memorabilia and textbooks, NASA memorabilia such as Brown's personal NASA flight suit, a flown mission shirt with certificate of authenticity, mission patches, space food, G-suit, a shuttle tile with documentation, photographs, slides, DVDs, a presentation on the history of manned flight, along with other papers and...

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.

Mission Decals, Patches and Artifacts, 1985-1994

 File — Box 2
Identifier: Box 2
Overview 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...

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.

Neil Armstrong newspaper clippings collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 332
Scope and Contents Vertical files containing primarily newspaper clippings relating to Neil Armstrong's career as an astronaut.

Paul J. Weitz papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 172
Abstract Personal notebooks of Paul J. Weitz during his career at NASA. These notebooks document Weitz’s day-to-day activities and accomplishments. Also included are notes from various meetings he attended.