Collection of NASA Materials
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration was established in 1958 by then president Dwight D.Eisenhower. The government agency has been responsible for many manned and unmanned missions,such as launching the first American satellites into Earth orbit and sending probes to explore other planetswithin our solar system. NASA has also focused on learning about Ozone depletion in 1975. The Collection of NASA Materials found its way to Sam Houston State University Special Collections intwo parts in 2007. The first batch of materials was donated by Mrs. Robert Everline. Her husband,Robert Everline, worked with NASA 1961-1982. The second batch of materials was ordered by CherylSpencer of SHSU Special Collections for display purposes.
- 1964 - 2011
Conditions Governing Use
The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.
Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.
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The Collection of NASA Materials is housed in six archival boxes and two oversized boxes. The collection is divided one series with four sub-series: Photographs, Posters, Publications, and Education. Sub-series 1: Photographs contain aerial views, NASA crew members, artist concepts, etc. Sub-series 2: Posters contains many large posters. Sub-series 3: Publications contains handbooks, informational books, magazines, and newspapers. Sub-series 4: Education includes teaching materials, programs, and digital media. All digital media is located in the Digital Resources room. The materials are arranged chronologically and collated by format.
- Deanna Rainey
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