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R. R. Jayroe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC-80

Dates

  • 2013

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research in the Archives & Special Collections reading room. Handling guidelines and use restrictions will be communicated and enforced by archives staff members.

Conditions Governing Use

This material may be protected under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code) which governs the making of photocopies or reproductions of copyrighted materials. You may use the digitized material for private study, scholarship, or research. Though the University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections has physical ownership of the material in its collections, in some cases we may not own the copyright to the material. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in our collections.

Extent

11 Linear Feet (11 boxes.)

Biographical / Historical

Robert Rhea Jayroe Jr. (January 12, 1940 to April 28, 2011) joined NASA in 1967 and worked there for 30 years before moving on to Lockheed and Teledyne Brown. Jayroe served as the mission manager for Astro-2, the second Spacelab mission dedicated to observing the ultraviolet spectral regions in space; Jayroe retired as the division chief.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mary Jayroe, 2013.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, and competing priorities. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections as they are acquired and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

Creator

Source

Author
Megan Sullivan
Date
2020
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
M. Louis Salmon Library
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899 Alabama 35899 United States of America
256-824-6526