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Astronauts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Purdue University Astronauts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 168
Abstract 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...

Roger B. Chaffee letter and postcard

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 282
Abstract Roger Chaffee personally signed letter with letter from Martha Chaffee on reverse, and postcard from Iceland

Roger Chaffee papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1 folder in box
Identifier: 20150213

Jerry L. Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283
Overview This collection includes materials that 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 and mission documents, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews. Examples of the types of materials in the collection include aircraft flight...

Space Exploration News collection

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSP 128
Abstract 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; periodicals collected and donated by B.H. Schneider.

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 Landings First Day Covers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 491
Abstract Eight volumes of Space Exploration and Moon Landing First Day Covers, containing an incredibly rare, extensive and unique look into the stamps of that era.

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.