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Robert Hunt Collection

Identifier: MC-169
Materials from the life and career of Robert Hunt including documents regarding the Apollo and Skylab Programs, newspapers and magazines, film reels, Hunt's personal papers on various subjects, materials regarding meetings and management, and research on various topics.


  • Majority of material found within 1946 - 2008


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.


14.5 Linear Feet (14 boxes + 2 oversize)

Biographical / Historical

Robert Moses “Bob” Hunt was born February 13, 1923. He married Betty Hunt while working for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). In 1952, he moved to Huntsville, Alabama to work for the von Braun team. Hunt worked on many NASA programs including Apollo, Skylab, and the Apollo–Soyuz Test Project. He died October 30, 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David Robertson, 2019

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.



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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