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Charles Verschoore Collection

Identifier: MC-175


  • Majority of material found within 1956 - 2007


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.


5 Linear Feet (5 Boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Charles Patrick Verschoore graduated from the University of Illinois in 1956, earning a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering.

Verschoore "began his engineering career" in earnest at Chrysler Corporation's missile division, then he joined NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), working there for over three decades.

During his time at MSFC, "he served as the test laboratory's deputy director and the associate director of the propulsion laboratory."

Verschoore retired from MSFC in 1995, then consulted "for Lockheed Martin and KT Engineering until 2009." He passed away in 2018.

Sources “Charles Patrick ‘Chuck’ Verschoore Obituary.”,

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Denise Satt, 2021.

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



Stephanie Dempsey
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Repository Details

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

M. Louis Salmon Library
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899 Alabama 35899 United States of America