A Past to Draw On

Collection Summary

Title: A Past to Draw On
Call Number: MS 74-23
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased from Kenneth W. Rendell, Inc., November 1971
Processed by: DAO, 8-21-1974; SMC, 3-5-1998; MN, 1-2009
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Content Note

A Past to Draw On is an autographed manuscript by John Glenn. The manuscript represents an expression on his part of man's inspiration to explore the stars and his concept of the kind of individuals necessary to accomplish this mission. The story also presents a capsulized version of John Glenn's life from his first car to his first space flight in the Friendship 7.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Contains A Past to Draw On, an autographed manuscript by John Glenn.