Donald E. Williams papers, 1978-1991 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
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. The papers are organized into two series. Please refer to the pdf finding aid link for a complete listing.
Box 1: STS-51-D and STS-34 Checklists, Clippings, Memorabilia, Patches, Photographs and Miscellaneous Items, 1978-1991
Box 2: Artifacts, circa 1980s
Box 3: Flight Helmet, circa 1980s