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  • Collection: The Michael Collins Papers (Ms1989-029)
Ms1989-029_B03_F1.pdf

Introductory Notes on Astronomy Handbook, August 1962. Written by John H. Craigie, with handwritten notes from Collins.
Ms1989-029_B03_F03.pdf

Aeromedical Evaluation Report for Space Pilots, July 1963. Includes general findings from evaluation of pilots
Ms1989-029_B03_F2.pdf

Gemini Training Notebook, 1963-1964. Collection of notes, papers, and articles.
Ms1989-029_B03_F5a.pdf

Part 1 of 2 of the Press Handbook for the Gemini-Titan 2 Air Force Lanch Vehicle, c. 1965
Ms1989-029_B03_F5b.pdf

Part 2 of 2 of the Press Handbook for the Gemini-Titan 2 Air Force Lanch Vehicle, c. 1965
Ms1989-029_B03_F7b.pdf

Part 2 of 2 of the Final Gemini 10 Flight Plan, June 22, 1966
Ms1989-029_B03_F6.pdf

Michael Collin's Notebook for the Gemini 10 Mission, c. 1966. A collection of handwritten notes and various documents and charts.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989_029_B04_F1.pdf

Flight Summary Report for the Gemini Program (Missions 1-7), July 1966
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B05_F5a.pdf

Part 1 of 3 of the Gemini 10 Program Mission Report, August 1966
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989_029_B04_F2a.pdf

Part 1 of 3 of Section II (Controls and Displays) from the Operations Handbook for the Gemini 10 mission, July 1, 1966.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989_029_B04_F2b.pdf

Part 2 of 3 of Section II (Controls and Displays) from the Operations Handbook for the Gemini 10 mission, July 1, 1966.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989_029_B04_F2c.pdf

Part 3 of 3 of Section II (Controls and Displays) from the Operations Handbook for the Gemini 10 mission, July 1, 1966.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989_029_B04_F3.pdf

Highlights of the Gemini 10 Mission, July 1966
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989_029_B04_F5a.pdf

Transcript 1 of 2 of the air-to-ground, ground-to-air audio recording from the Gemini 10 mission, July 18-21, 1966.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989_029_B04_F5b.pdf

Transcript 2 of 2 of the air-to-ground, ground-to-air audio recording from the Gemini 10 mission, July 18-21, 1966.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989_029_B04_F6.pdf

Transcript of the air-to-ground voice recordings from the Gemini 10 mission (00:00:00 - 06:57:48), July 18, 1966
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989_029_B04_F7.pdf

Transcript of the air-to-ground voice recordings from the Gemini 10 mission (07:16:47-23:13:26), July 18-19, 1966
Ms1989-029_B05_F1.pdf

Transcript 1 of 2 of the Gemini 10 mission Air-to-Ground voice communications, July 19-21, 1966.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B05_F2.pdf

Transcript 2 of 2 of the Gemini 10 mission Air-to-Ground voice communications, July 19-21, 1966.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B05_F3.pdf

Transcript of the Gemini 10 Mission Commentary, July 19, 1966.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B05_F4a.pdf

Transcript 1 of 2 of the Gemini 10 Technical Debriefing, July 26, 1966
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B05_F4b.pdf

Transcript 2 of 2 of the Gemini 10 Technical Debriefing, July 26, 1966
Ms1989-029_B05_F5a.pdf

Part 1 of 3 of the Gemini 10 Program Mission Report, August 1966.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B05_F5b.pdf

Part 2 of 3 of the Gemini 10 Program Mission Report, August 1966
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B05_F5c.pdf

Part 3 of 3 of the Gemini 10 Program Mission Report, August 1966
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B05_F6.pdf

Interim Report of the Gemini 10 Manned Spaceflight Experiments, March 1967
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B05_F7a.pdf

Part 1 of 2 of the Summary Report of the Extravehicular Activity from the Gemini (10) mission, June 1967
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B05_F7b.pdf

Part 2 of 2 of the Summary Report of the Extravehicular Activity from the Gemini (10) mission, June 1967
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B08_F4.pdf

Collection of Press Releases from NASA between July 13-24, 1969.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F12_Ephemera_1977a.jpg

Page from a publication with information on the 1977 Nelson P. Jackson Aerospace Award and its past recipients. Additional notes and markings in…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_Administrative_1985_ND.jpg

Page listing the rules for a PRDA related submission process.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_Administrative_1980_1031a.jpg

Management Model for "Human Factors Engineering in Research, Development and Acquisitions". From the Department of the Army.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_BusinessCard_ND_02.jpg

Business Card for Robert C. Forman, Program Manager, from Andrulis Research Corp in Bethesda, MD.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_BusinessCard_ND_01.jpg

Business Card for Daniel L. Welch, Ph.D., Director (Human Factors Engineering Division), from Andrulis Research Corp in Bethesda, MD.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F14_Letter_1988_1011.jpg

Letter from Space World Editor John Rhea to Michael Collins, offering Collins a position on the Space World editorial advisory board.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F13_Note_ND_2.jpg

Notes written on a file folder regarding the Space-Public program to allow "ordinary people in space".
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F13_Note_ND_1.jpg

Various handwritten notes on the proposal to open spaceflight up to the public.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F13_Report_ND.pdf

Marked up copy of the Executive Summary for a paper describing a program and arrangement with NASA to allow the general public to participate in…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F13_Report_1985_1202.pdf

Draft of a Memorandum of Understanding Between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space-Public Corporation.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F13_Letter_1985_0704b.jpg

Handwritten letter from T. F. Rogers to Michael Collins providing a "brief progress report" regarding Space-Public.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F13_Letter_1985_0626_2.pdf

Enclosure to the letter from Charles W. Mathews to James M. Beggs detailing the "more important factors that need to be considered in formulating and…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F13_Letter_1984_0807b.jpg

Letter from T. F. Rogers to Michael Collins following up on their recent meeting and offering the idea of a National Park Space Lodge.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F13_Letter_1984_0713.jpg

Letter from T.F. Rogers to Jack Stempler (Director of Legislative Affairs for LTV) providing his biography for Stempler and Michael Collins'…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F13_Certificate_1985_0404.jpg

Certificate from the State Corporation Commission of Virginia certifying the incorporation of the Space-Public Corporation on April 4, 1985.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F13_Biography_1984_0700.pdf

The Professional Biographical Information for Thomas F. Rogers as of July, 1984. Includes a list of papers published. Biography provided by Rogers…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F12_Letter_1985_0129c.jpg

Letter from Harry S. Dawson (Chairman of the Nelson P. Jackson Aerospace Award Committee) to Michael Collins, Hugh Downs, Robert Frosch, Robert Hotz,…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F12_Letter_1982_0527.jpg

Letter from Pat. A Scott (President of the National Space Club) to Michael Collins inviting him to their Board of Governors.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F12_Correspondence_1988_0121.jpg

Memo from Michael Collins to Chuck Tringali regarding the Nelson P. Jackson Award and nominating NASA Langley/LTV for the Scout (Rocket).
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F12_Clipping_NDb.jpg

Clippings from an unknown publication regarding the National Space Club with attendence information for a October 24th luncheon.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F12_Pamphlet_1983_0325.pdf

Informational booklet for the 26th Annual Goddard Memorial Dinner on March 25, 1983.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F11_Pamphlet_ND.pdf

Brochure for the National Spinal Cord Injury Foundation, including information on spinal cord injuries and the foundation. Also features (handwritten)…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F11_Letter_1984_0816.jpg

Letter from Michael Collins to Louise McKnew (National Research Institute for Neural Injury) accepting (after a delay) to serve on the board.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F11_Letter_1984_0713c.jpg

Letter from Louise McKnew (National Research Institute for Neural Injury) to Michael Collins thanking him for his support and informing him of their…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F10_Letter_1986_0102.jpg

Letter from Clifton F. von Kann, President of the National Aeronautic Association to the NAA Board of Directors regarding the changes to the NAA…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F10_Letter_1984_1227.jpg

Letter from Clifton F. von Kann, President of the National Aeronautic Association to Michael Collins informing him that they would like him to remain…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F10_Letter_1984_1217.jpg

Letter from Michael Collins to Clifton F. von Kann, President of the National Aeronautic Association, informing him of his leaving his position as…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F10_Letter_1984_1129b.jpg

Letter from Clifton F. von Kann, President of the National Aeronautic Association to Michael Collins asking for him to serve on the Advisory…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F9b_Notes_Complete.pdf

Part 2 of 2 of various notes from the NASA Goals Task Force.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F9a_Notes_Complete.pdf

Part 1 of 2 of various notes from the NASA Goals Task Force.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Note_ND_3.jpg

Note consisting of various names and dates related to the Metropolitan Club.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Ephemera_NDb.jpg

Proposal of Michael Collins for Resident Membership of the Metropolitan Club of Washington, D.C.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Note_ND_2b.jpg

Note consisting of various names and dates related to the Metropolitan Club. Many names are crossed out.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Note_ND_1.jpg

Note consisting of various names and dates related to the Metropolitan Club.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Letter_ND_2b.jpg

Letter from President of the Metropolitan Club Norman Farquhar to All Members of the Club reminding them that the club is "incorporated for literary,…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Pamphlet_NDc.jpg

Pamphlet from the Metropolitan Club detailing the services offered by the club.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Letter_ND_1.jpg

Letter from Metropolitan Club House Committee Chairman John D. H. Kane to Member explaining the Club benefit of Private Entertaining.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Letter_1989_0103.jpg

Letter from Metropolitan Club Secretary Lawrence L. Lamade accepting Collins' resignation.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Letter_1985_1023.pdf

Letter from Metropolitan Club Secretary Roger Kinte to the Members of the Club giving information on sponsoring new members.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Bill_1985_0513.jpg

Supplimental Bill for Michael Collins expenses from the Metropolitan Club. Total due $1933.19.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Letter_1984_1205.jpg

Letter from the Metropolitan Club President John A. Sargent to Michael Collins welcoming him to the MC.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Ephemera_1984_1003.jpg

Announcement to the members of the Metropolitan Club detailing the entrance fees effective October 3, 1984.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Letter_1984_0416b.jpg

Letter from William D. Perry to the Secretary of the Metropolitan Club requesting Summer Guest Privileges for Michael Collins.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Letter_1980_0110.jpg

Letter from "Bill" (William D. Perry) to Michael Collins discussing his and Coke Florance's sponsoring of Collins for resident membership of the…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F8_Ephemera_1985_0100.pdf

Booklet listing the full membership of The Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington, D.C. for January 1985.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F7_Broadside_ND_2.jpg

Broadside titled "What is the International Platform Association?".
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F7_Broadside_ND_1.jpg

Broadside Publication titled "A Partial Listing of Those Who Have Shared Their Thoughts With Our Members in Recent Years".
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F7_Pamphlet_NDc.jpg

Informational Pamphlet on the International Platform Association.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F7_Certificate_ND.jpg

Metal Certificate from the International Platform Association certifying Michael Collins' being voted a Life Member of the IPA.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F7_Letter_1979_0404.jpg

Letter from Merry Pietroski to Lowell Thomas (The International Platform Association) thanking him on behalf of Michael Collins for his letter of…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F5_Administrative_1983.pdf

Miscellaneous administrative records from the International Academy of Astronautics.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F4_Administrative_1985.pdf

Miscellaneous administrative records from the First Flight Society.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F3b_Administrative_1985.pdf

Comprehensive booklet containing information on the CPRW Inc. Advisory Board.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_MichaelCollins_B19_F3a_Administrative_1985_1023_Complete.pdf

Miscellaneous administrative records and ephemera from CPRW Inc.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_Pamphlet_1984_0425.jpg

Excerpt from AFSC Pamphlet 70-4 regarding "AFSC Guide for Program Research and Development Announcement (PRDA)".
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_Notes_1985_ND_2.jpg

Short handwritten note regarding "logistics", "PRDA", and "Andrulis".
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_Notes_1985_ND_1.jpg

Short handwritten note from Michael Collins regarding a "JSC Human Productivity Study".
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_Notes_1985_0419b.jpg

Handwritten notes regarding Andrulis Research Corp., various people and their positions.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_Newsletter_1985_0411b.jpg

Pages 2 and 32 from the April 11, 1985 Commerce Business Daily.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_Newsletter_1985_0215.jpg

Page 258 from the February 1985 Aerospace Daily featuring the article "Space Station Development Program Pushed by IEEE.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_Letter_1985_0206.jpg

Letter from Thomas L. Hughes (Chairman, Mid-Atlantic Club) to "Colleague" providing the details for a luncheon with Chester L. Cooper.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B19_F2_Clippings_1985_ND.jpg

Small clipping for "RADC Opening Contracting For SDI Battle Management Communications". "Andulis" handwritten above article.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_MichaelCollins_B19_F1_Letter_1984_0514.pdf

Letter from Walter J. Boyne (Director of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Musuem) to Michael Collins thanking him for agreeing to become an…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B18_F6_MichaelCollins_Clippings_1976.pdf

A collection of clippings put together by the National Air and Space Museum featuring information about their work between 1976 and 1977.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B18_F5b_MichaelCollins_Clippings_1971-1979.pdf

Part 2 of 2 of a collection of clippings associated with the National Air and Space Museum between 1971-1979
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B18_F5a_MichaelCollins_Clippings_1971-1979.pdf

Part 1 of 2 of a collection of clippings associated with the National Air and Space Museum between 1971-1979
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B18_F4b_MichaelCollins_Ephemera_1971-1979.pdf

A Collection of Assorted Ephemera and Photos related to the various openings and events of the National Air and Space Museum.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B18_F4a_MichaelCollins_Memorandum_1979_0611.pdf

Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies asking for recommendations for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Includes list of past…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B18_F4a_MichaelCollins_Memorandum_1975_0203.pdf

Memorandum to Michael Collins acknowledging receipt of his loan of Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 related memorabilia.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B18_F4a_MichaelCollins_Memorandum_1971_0824.pdf

Memorandum to those working on the National Air and Space Museum asking for design considerations before it is too late in the construction process.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989-029_B18_F4a_MichaelCollins_Letter_1972_0128.pdf

A collection of letters between Chief Justice Warren Burger and Smithsonian Institute Secretary S. Dillon Ripley. Includes unaddressed correspondence…