Lot #2177
Deke Slayton Hand-Drawn Technical Diagram

The undergraduate Slayton draws "Bolts, Nuts, and Screws"

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The undergraduate Slayton draws "Bolts, Nuts, and Screws"

Scarce hand-drawn technical diagram by Deke Slayton on an off-white 17 x 11 sheet, titled and signed along the bottom in pencil, "Bolts, Nuts, and Screws, Scale - Full, May 20 1947, University of Minnesota, Drawing 2-3B, D. K. Slayton." After being discharged from the Army, Slayton studied aeronautical engineering at the University of Minnesota. Here, he drafts a series of technical drawings of bolts, nuts, and screws for one of his classes. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1949, and accepted a job as an engineer with Boeing. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Science & Technology and Space Exploration
  • Dates: #588 - Ended July 16, 2020