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Astronauts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Paul Roscoe collection of astronaut photographs

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSP 106
Abstract Photographs documenting astronaut corps, NASA administration, and Saturn missile in the 1960s.

Pierre J. Thuot papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 179
Abstract This collections contains the technical reports and mission profiles of STS-49 and STS-62.  Additionally, this collection contains some information on STS-39.  Also included are photographs and over-head transparencies about STS-49. Five 16mm films are included in this collection as well.

Purdue University Archives & Special Collections Artifacts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSR 4
Scope and Contents The Purdue Artifact collection (1880-2000, 8 cubic feet) documents different historical aspects of Purdue University. Each artifact has been given a unique number and then organized by size, and sometimes format, in boxes. The items are of various sizes in various formats, but all have a Purdue connection. Some examples are a salt and pepper shaker set, handkerchief, window decals, and silver tea spoons. Many items demonstrate the evolution of Purdue iconography such as the griffin seal or...

Jerry L. Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283
Scope and Contents The Jerry L. Ross papers document Ross' student life at Purdue, his test flight engineer work, and NASA career as an engineer and astronaut. The collection includes Purdue coursework and memorabilia; papers from Ross' work at Edwards Air Force Base, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Test Pilot School; NASA Space Shuttle training, mission documents and mission related scrapbooks, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews, along with documents and maps from Ross' work on Space Shuttle...

Space Exploration News collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 128
Scope and Contents The Space Exploration News Collection features front page news stories relating to the Apollo 11 moon landing, John Glenn's history making orbit around the Earth on Friendship 7, the ending of the Space Shuttle Program and other monumental moments in the history of space exploration.

The original periodicals will be retained for historical value and use in displays and exhibits. The collection consists of three newspapers and one magazine.

Space Shuttle Columbia STS-55 commemorative framed photos and artifacts

 Unprocessed — Box 1 framed photograph collage
Identifier: 20140812

Steven C. Beering papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: beers00
Scope and Contents The Steven C. Beering Papers (1950-2001, 6.5 cubic feet) includes interview transcripts and scripts for Vision for Tomorrow, Beta and VHS tapes of interviews and other material relating to the life and career of Steven Beering, president of Purdue University. The papers include a variety of tapes and DVDs that document activities on the Purdue University campus, relating to events at Westwood, the Black Cultural Center (BCC), and other locations.

Virgil I. Grissom papers

 Unprocessed — Box Box 1 of 1
Identifier: 20150213.1

Wagner Collection of Space Exploration and Moon Landing First Day Covers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 491
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight volumes of Space Exploration and Moon Landing First Day Covers, containing an extensive and unique look into the stamps and first day covers of the early era of flight and space. They are primarily United States issued, but the collection also contains numerous international first day covers.  Binder one begins with a stamp, issued July 20, 1969 and includes a "memorandum for the vice president, as Chairman of the Space Council to be in charge of...

William R. Pogue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 208
Abstract Papers documenting aspects of William (Bill) R. Pogue’s career as an astronaut. There are a few items related to nuclear energy, including a copy of a signed letter from Albert Einstein to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in regards to research on the atomic bomb, dated August 2, 1939.

Donald E. Williams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 12
Scope and Contents The Donald E. Williams papers (1978-1991; 1.7 cubic feet) document Williams' two shuttle missions; STS-51-D and STS-34, along with memorabilia from STS-1, the first mission.  Also included are various mission patches and decals. The artifacts include his flight helmet, and items used in space; gloves, knife, fork, teaspoon, and can opener. Types of materials include: artifacts, checklists (mission), clippings, decals, memorabilia, NASA press kit, papers, patches, and photographs....