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Descriptive Summary and Abstract

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement of the Papers

Restrictions

Online Catalog Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series 1. Dr. Roy Craig, 1963-ca. 2002.

Cushing Memorial Library, Texas A & M University

Inventory of the Roy Craig Collection on the Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects Papers:

1963-ca. 2002



Descriptive Summary and Abstract

Creator Craig, Roy
Title Inventory of the Roy Craig Collection on the Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects:
Dates 1963-ca. 2002
Abstract The Papers of Dr. Roy Craig, chief field investigator for the "Condon Report," The Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects.
Identification SCIF MSS 00151
Extent 10 linear ft.
Language English.
Repository Cushing Memorial Library College Station, TX 77843-5000

Biographical Note

Dr. Roy Craig was the chief field investigator for the Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects, directed by Dr. Edward U. Condon, published in 1965. Dr. Craig attended Fort Lewis College, Colorado State University, the University of Colorado, and California Institute of Technology before receiving a Ph. D. in physical chemistry from Iowa State University. He served in the U. S. Army in World War II. After working in manufacturing nuclear weapons, teaching physical science at the university level, and technical and environmental consulting, he now raises llamas on the historic La Boca Ranch in Colorado.

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Scope and Content Note

The Roy Craig Collection on the Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects consists of Dr. Craig's working files on all UFO reports studied by the Condon Report project team, including the field investigation notes, case writeups, physical evidence collected, Craig's appointment books for 1966-1968, a copy of the three volume Condon Report, a copy of the Bantam Books mass market reprint edition, additional notes and reports related to the UFO study, photos, recordings, and popular articles and books about UFO studies, and the manuscripts and notes for Dr. Craig's book, UFOs: An Insider's View, copies of the score and audio recordings of "The UFO Song," and other related material. The collection occupies approximately 10 linear feet.

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Arrangement of the Papers

The collection of papers and artifacts retain the arrangement established by Dr. Craig, with the exception of re-housing of some of the artifacts.

Organization of the Papers

This collection is organized into 1 series:
Series 1. Dr. Roy Craig, 1963-ca. 2002.

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Restrictions

Access

No restrictions.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Online Catalog Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog of Cushing Memorial Library. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.
Names
Craig, Roy, 1924-
Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974.
Organizations
United States. Air Force.
Subjects
Unidentified flying objects.
Life on other planets.
Titles
Condon report.
Scientific study of unidentified flying objects.

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Received from Dr. Roy Craig.

Processing Information

Processed by Hal Hall in March 2004.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series 1. Dr. Roy Craig, 1963-ca. 2002.

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1/10 Condon Report. Working files for report. Note.
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1/20 Condon Report. Working files for report. Craig case write-ups. Holograph drafts, typed and edited drafts, drawings.
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1/30 Condon Report. Working files for report. Field investigations. Holograph drafts, typed and edited drafts, superceded drafts.
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1/40 Condon Report Working files for report. . Ch. IV Field investigations. Edited typescript.
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1/50 Condon Report. Working files for report. Direct physical evidence. Correspondence, copies of articles, test results, etc.
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1/60 Condon Report. Working files for report. Physical evidence, indirect. Holograph first draft, typed first draft, notes.
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1/70 Condon Report. Working files for report. Pulse height analysis. Principles of Pulse Height Analysis; information booklets on "Nuclear Reactor" and "Neutron Activation Analysis"; unidentified equipment photographs.
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1/80 Condon Report. Working files for report. Radar - visual cases. Case reports; Log of radar-only reports.
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1/90 Condon Report. Working files for report. Final report. Correspondence and notes on the final report; case list; work record; newspaper clippings.
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1/100 Condon Report. Dr. Roy Craig's appointment books 1966 - 1968.
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1/110 Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects, directed by Dr. Edward U. Condon. 1965. Vol. 1-3, 1465 p.
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1/120 Condon Report. Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects, directed by Dr. Edward U. Condon. Bantam Mass Market Edition, 1968. 965 p. Clippings laid in.
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1/130 The UFO Song. Score.
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1/140 The UFO Song / Voices of the Southwest, 2-18-96; B. J. Boucher Interviews re: UFOs (audio cassette tape).
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1/150 The UFO Song / Voices of the Southwest, 2-18-96; B. J. Boucher Interviews re: UFOs (Compact Disk).
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1/160 UFO's I have loved and lost, E. U. Condon. Reprint.
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2/10 Dr. Aldora Lee. Public attitude survey & press coverage. Notes on the study.
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2/20 Data analysis - Orthoteny. Analysis program outline; Mrs. Abbott Frank letter and data plot; notes.
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2/30 Chemical (swamp gas, ammonia). Correspondence, notes, technical paper.
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2/40 Baker, Robert M. L., Jr. (answers to Markowitz). "Observational Evidence of Anamolistic Observational Phenomena" (1968); "Future Experiments on Anomalistic Observational Phenomena" (1968); "Investigation of Anomalistic Observational Phenomena" (1968); offprints, manuscripts, correspondence.
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2/50 Ariel Phenomena Research Organization (APRO). Correspondence and notes.
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2/60 Ray Fowler.
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2/70 "Pat" Cody.
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2/80 Networks.
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2/90 Psychological program.
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2/100 Power failures.
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2/110 Optical - radar.
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2/120 Magnetic signature - cars.
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2/130 Magnetism - geoelectricity.
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2/140 Flares and ad. planes.
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2/150 Balloons.
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2/160 Meteors and meteorites.
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2/170 Satellites.
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2/180 Sonic boom.
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2/190 Perception - recognition.
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2/200 Foo fighter (chase type?).
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2/210 Navy Capt. Downing - solid object sighting. 320 - X.
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2/220 Antarctic.
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2/230 AF Alaska case - "Moon-struck."
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2/240 Missile - Associated Unknown. 430 - X.
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2/250 Foreign and U. N.
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2/260 Classic cases.
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2/270 Colorado (001118).
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2/280 California. EM effects and guard shot.
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2/290 Georgia.
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2/300 Mass.
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2/310 Montana (see also B-47 file).
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2/320 Nebraska.
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2/330 B-47 event from Forbes AFB, 19 Sept. 1957.
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2/340 Pennsylvania.
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2/350 New York (Ithaca).
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2/360 Vandenberg AFB.
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2/370 Washington.
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2/380 Plasma conference.
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2/390 Bill Hartmann.
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2/400 Hynek.
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2/410 Klass.
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2/420 Carl Sagan.
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2/430 Dave Saunders.
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2/440 Leo Sprinkle and Dr. Fry.
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2/450 R.M. Wood.
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2/460 D.S. Gillmor.
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2/470 Hawke.
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2/480 Markowitz - Purcell and Answers.
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2/490 Roach.
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2/500 Court Peterson.
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2/510 UFO Officer's Briefing.
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2/520 Early warning net.
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2/530 Blue book.
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2/540 Blue book. Review by Sci. Advisory Board, Mar 1966.
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2/550 JANAP - 146.
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2/560 Recommendations - Future.
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2/570 House hearing.
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2/580 Ultrasonic units.
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2/590 Incident at Roswell, NM.
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2/600 NICAP.
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2/610 Toledo, Ohio - Mary Musick.
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2/620 UFO clippings and letters rec'd in Hawaii.
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2/630 Jim McDonald - Folder 1.
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2/640 Jim McDonald - Folder 2.
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3/10 Clubs and publications.
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3/20 Ed Condon.
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3/30 Ubatuba Magnesium.
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3/40 Photos, artwork not being used.
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3/50 Villa photos.
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3/60 Utah Lake photos.
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3/70 Photographs.
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3/80 Forms - UFO project.
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3/90 UFO research lecture.
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3/100 UFO talks.
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3/110 Mariana photos.
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3/120 Beverly, Mass (supplement, 1988).
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3/130 Clippings - folder 1.
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3/140 Clippings - folder 2.
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3/150 Project Magnet and Ottawa Hardware.
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3/160 Bob Low.
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3/170 Canada. Official and General.
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3/180 Canada. Falcon Lake.
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3/190 Investigating the investigators. Science writer - Army vs. Low.
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3/200 UFO.
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3/210 Air Force Secrecy.
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3/220 AF Advisory Panel Briefing.
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3/230 Rumor.
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3/240 AF crap.
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3/250 Office.
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3/260 Civilian nonsense.
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3/270 Investigation training and artifact log.
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3/280 NAS Review.
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3/290 AF Installations.
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3/300 Anecdotal sidelites - home problems.
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4/10 Aztec Celebration , New Mexico. 1998.
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4/20 Johnson Smith Catalog.
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4/30 Journal of UFO Studies, Vol. 6, 1995/1996. Reviews of Condon Report, p. 149-194.
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4/40 UFO Clippings, Winnipeg, etc.
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4/50 UFO Clippings. 1960s.
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4/60 UFO interest, after 1980.
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4/70 UFO clippings - 1990s.
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4/80 Klass, Philip J. Letters and newsletter.
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4/90 Wilcoxson, Fred W. Letter and clippings.
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4/100 Reviews: UFOs explained; UFO controversy in America.
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4/110 The Famous RB-47 Case (part 1), Philip J. Klass.
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4/120 UFO cartoons.
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4/130 Aids to identification of flying objects.
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4/140 Composition analysis of the Brazil Magnesium (reprint).
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4/150 Brochures, pamphlets, journals.
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4/160 Roswell. 50th anniversary celebration, 1997. File 1.
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4/170 Roswell. 50th anniversary celebration, 1997. File 2.
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4/180 UFO clippings. Magazine issues with articles.
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4/190 Magazine issues collected for Condon report. Folder 1.
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4/200 Magazine issues collected for Condon report. Folder 2.
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4/210 Magazine issues collected for Condon report. Folder 3.
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4/220 Magazine issues collected for Condon report. Folder 4.
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4/230 Magazine issues collected for Condon report. Folder 5.
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4/240 Magazine issues collected for Condon report. Folder 6.
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5/10 UFOs: An Insider's View. Holograph chronology, misc.
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5/20 UFOs: An Insider's View. Holograph manuscript, outline and chapter 1.
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5/30 UFOs: An Insider's View. Holograph manuscript, chapters 2, 3.
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5/40 UFOs: An Insider's View. Holograph manuscript, chapter 4.
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5/50 UFOs: An Insider's View. Holograph manuscript, chapters 5, 6.
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5/60 UFOs: An Insider's View. Holograph manuscript, chapters 7, 8.
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5/70 UFOs: An Insider's View. Holograph manuscript, chapter 9.
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5/80 UFOs: An Insider's View. Holograph manuscript, chapter 10.
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5/90 UFOs: An Insider's View. Holograph manuscript, chapters 11, 12.
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5/100 UFOs Insider's View. Holograph manuscript, chapters 13, 14.
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5/110 UFOs: An Insider's View. Holograph manuscript, chapters 15, 16.
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5/120 UFOs: An Insider's View. First typed draft. Outline, introduction, chapters 1,2.
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5/130 UFOs: An Insider's View. First typed draft, chapters 3 - 6.
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5/140 UFOs: An Insider's View. First typed draft, chapters 7 - 9.
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5/150 UFOs: An Insider's View. First typed draft, chapters 10 - 12.
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5/160 UFOs: An Insider's View. First typed draft, chapters 13 - 15.
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5/170 UFOs: An Insider's View. Commodore 64 draft, chapters 1 - 6.
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5/180 UFOs: An Insider's View. Commodore 64 draft, chapters 7 - 10.
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5/190 UFOs: An Insider's View. Commodore 64 draft, chapters 11 - .
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5/200 UFOs: An Insider's View. Photographs.
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5/210 UFOs: An Insider's View. Chapter 15 sample & Commodore 15 computer copy on 6 disks.
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5/220 UFOs: An Insider's View. Correspondence regarding impact of Condon reports, chapter 15, public impact.
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5/230 UFOs: An Insider's View. Air Force correspondence, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1997.
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5/240 UFOs: An Insider's View. Review: UFO Mag.
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5/250 UFOs: An Insider's View. Reviews.
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5/260 UFOs: An Insider's View. Publicity.
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5/270 UFOs: An Insider's View. Reviews and Publicity. Discovery Channel Online live with Derek McGinty, 8-1-96.
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5/280 UFOs: An Insider's View. Reviews and Publicity. Indigo Films - History Channel. June 2000.
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5/290 UFOs: An Insider's View. Reviews and Publicity. Radio Talk Show, 1-12-97. Paranet Info Services.
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5/300 UFOs: An Insider's View. Reviews and Publicity. Letters re: book.
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5/310 Col. Wendelle Stevens. UFO Books.
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5/320 UFOs: An Insider's View. Advertising Broadside.
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5/330 UFOs: An Insider's View. Michalak, Stephen. My Encounter with the UFO. (Chapt. 2)
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5/340 Roswell UFO Encounter '97. Envelope.
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5/350 UFOs: An Insider's View. Saunders, David R. and Harkins, R. Roger. UFOs? Yes! (The Alternate Report).
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5/360 UFOs: An Insider's View. Jung, G. G. Flying Saucers (Chapt. 8, Insider's View).
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5/370 Craig, Roy. UFOs: An Insider's View of the Official Quest for Evidence. University of North Texas Press. Denton, Texas. 1995. (Paperback).
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5/380 Craig, Roy. UFOs: An Insider's View of the Official Quest for Evidence. University of North Texas Press. Denton, Texas. 1995. (Hardback).
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5/381 05-381 "Roy Craig: On the Trail of Flying Saucers," Iowa State University Visions, 15(4): 11-12. Winter 2003. (2 copies)
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5/382 "Are They . . .Fact or Fiction?" by Mona Neeley. Colorado Country Life Magazine P. 16-18, 22. January, 1977. (Photocopy)
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5/383 Miscellaneous documents.
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6/10 "The UFO Cover-Up?" Larry King, Oct 1994. (videotape)
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6/20 "UFO Secret - The Roswell Crash" (videotape)
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6/30 "UFOs on TLC," March '99. (videotape)
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6/40 "Alien Invasion" 3/28/97. (videotape)
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6/50 "UFOs on TLC," March '99. (videotape)
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6/60 Roy Craig Interview 10/99." (videotape)
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6/70 "UFOs vs. the Government." (videotape)
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6/80 "Where Are All the UFOs?" 1/18/97. (videotape)
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6/90 Lorenzen, Coral E. Flying Saucers: the Startling Evidence of the Invasion from Outer Space. The New American Library. New York. 1966.
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6/100 Edwards, Frank. Stranger than Science. Bantam Books. New York. 1959.
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6/110 Edwards, Frank. Flying Saucers - Serious Business. Bantam Books. New York. 1966.
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6/120 Edwards, Frank. Flying Saucers - Serious Business. Bantam Books. New York. 1966.
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6/130 Vallee, Jacques. Latest Findings on U.F.O.'s Anatomy of a Phenomenon. Ace Books. New York. 1965.
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6/140 Stanton, L. Jerome. Flying Saucers: Hoax or Reality? Belmont Books. New York. 1966.
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6/150 Adler, Bill. Letters to the Air Force on UFOs. Dell Publishing. New York. 1967.
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6/160 Vallee, Jacques. Latest Findings on U.F.O.'s Anatomy of a Phenomenon. Ace Books. New York. 1965.
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6/170 Blum, Howard. Out There. Pocket Books. New York. 1990.
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6/180 Strieber, Whitley. Communion: A True Story. Avon Books. New York. 1987.
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6/190 Von Däniken, Erich. Gods from Outer Space. Bantam Books. New York. 1972.
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6/200 O'Brien, Christopher. The Mysterious Valley. St. Martin's Press. New York. 1996.
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6/210 David, Jay. The Flying Saucer Reader. The New American Library. New York. 1967.
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6/220 Bray, Arthur. Science, the Public, and the UFO. Bray Book Service. Ottawa. 1967.
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6/230 Menzel, Donald H. and Lyle G. Boyd. The World of Flying Saucers. Doubleday. Garden City, New York. 1963.
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6/240 Edwards, Frank. Flying Saucers - Here and Now! Lyle Stuart. New York. 1967.
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6/250 Hall, Richard. Uninvited Guests. Aurora Press. Santa Fe, N.M. 1988.
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6/260 Keyhoe, Major Donald E. Aliens from Space. Doubleday. Garden City, New York. 1973.
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7/10 "Chap 8 of 'Insider's View'" (audio tape)
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7/20 "Edwards AFB, May 28, '68, telecon w/ Wes Adams." (audio tape, 150 ft.)
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7/30 "Moses Lake, Wash. - Lawyer Lewis Observer Goodrich, 6 Oct 67, telecon w/ R.C." (audio tape, 150 ft.)
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7/40 "UFO Research" (audio tape, 150 ft.)
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7/50 "Special Mass Tape; Missile-Associated Unknown." (audio tape, 150 ft.)
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7/60 "Telecon Wing Commander Robertson, Ottawa" (audio tape, 150 ft.)
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7/70 "Interview w/ Robert Baker;" "Robert Nathan;" "Vandenberg AFB;" "Robert Scott." (audio tape, 1800 ft.)
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7/80 "German musick;" "Charlotte Loeffler - religious music;" "Jim Blumer sings folk songs;" "4/22/66 Beverly, Mass." (audio tape, 2400 ft.)
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7/90 Kenneth Boulding's AGLS lecture Nov 4, 1966;" "Winnipeg, June 3, 1967 - UFO burn - Michalak" (audio tape, 2400 ft.)
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7/100 "Mr. X of Calif. has his Cadillac stopped;" "Milledgeville, GA;" "Pilot-radar conversation" (audio tape, 2400 ft.)
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7/110 "UFO Research;" "Beverly, Mass.;" "Ithaca, NY" (audio tape, 2400 ft.)
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7/120 "UFO - Col. Chase, Major Bacle, Jay Negla;" "Learn to Speak Spanish" (audio tape, 2400 ft.)
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7/130 "Some initial effort at recording UFO song" (audio tape, 2400 ft.)
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7/140 "Levelland - White Sands Nov '57…NICAP - Paul ParkerWIP…direct interviews" (audio tape, 2400 ft.)
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7/150 "Artifact from Condon Study" (in golf balls box)
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7/160 "UFO Oil Additive" (can)
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7/170 Misc. UFO stamp.
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7/180 Samples of "angel hair."
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7/190 "Roy Craig's 'The UFO Song' on reel-to-reel tape"
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7/200 Collected Materials About Roy Craig.
This file contains obituaries of Dr. Roy Craig and other related material about Dr. Craig and his collection.
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8/10 The Canadian Magazine. May 25, 1968.
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8/20 Look. March 21, 1967.
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8/30 Look. November 14, 1967.
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8/40 Flying Saucers. 1967.
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8/50 Look. May 14, 1968.
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8/60 "Photos taken for Life Magazine for article on search for UFO landing…"
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9/10 "LISTING OF UFO REPORTS IN GEOGRAPHICAL ORDER"

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