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Astronauts: M. Scott Carpenter

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-095-021
    Title:
    Astronauts: M. Scott Carpenter
    Date(s) of Materials:
    24 May 1962-4 June 1963
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning Project Mercury astronauts Commander M. Scott Carpenter and Colonel L. Gordon Cooper Jr. upon the successful completion of the Mercury-Atlas 7 and Mercury-Atlas 9 test flights. Materials in this folder include press releases of President Kennedy's remarks on the symbolic importance of Project Mercury, a press release and list of attendees for a medal ceremony in honor of the Project Mercury team, press releases of telephone conversations between President Kennedy, Commander Carpenter, and Colonel Cooper, a memorandum of suggested remarks for the speech concerning Colonel Cooper's mission with handwritten notations by the President, a memorandum concerning Commander Carpenter's medical condition upon landing, and photographs of Commander Cooper and his family with President Kennedy during a visit to the White House.
    Extent:
    25 digital pages, including 3 photographs
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    08.
    Series Name:
    Subjects.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Subjects. Astronauts: M. Scott Carpenter
    Subject(s):
    Space
    Physical Description:
    25 digital pages, including 3 photographs
    Media Type:
    Paper
    Use Restriction Note:
    Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
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