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Correspondence and clipping, Mack, J.C. (1995, June 7). Local pilot takes helm of 'Triple 7': Harris to bring in Boeing's latest jet. Northwest Herald, p. 1 (includes news photo, "United Airlines pilot David Harris is one of 22 nationwide who will be flying the new Boeing 777 into O-Hare International and other airports," Correspondence is about Captain Harris being a 1963 Purdue Aviation Maintenance Technology grad); "New Boeing 727 Simulator Installed," Spring 1995 (publication information unknown); News photo, "Keep 'Em Flying," (John Cholis, an instructor on Purdue University’s Boeing 727-100 aircraft, services the 30-year-old plane’s hydraulic system…), Spring 1995 (publication unknown); Townsend, A. (1995, Spring). Third flight simulator heavenly for students. Journal and Courier, p. unknown (includes two news photos, one of level C simulator and one of Assistant Professor Ronald Beyers in the simulator); "Real-world lessons in class rewarded," Spring 1995 (publication information unknown); "Newsmakers," features short blurb about James Dixey and ticketless travel, May 9, 1995; Kemery, J. (1995, Summer). "Purdue air team makes top 10 finish,” (publication information unknown) , circa 1995

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 6, Item: 1
Identifier: UA 12, Series 1, Sub-Series 4, File 6, Item 1

Scope and Contents

From the Series: The eight scrapbooks in this series document the history of Purdue's Aviation Technology Department, and one scrapbook provides a history of Purdue's Air Race Classic teams. Compiled by the department, the scrapbooks contain a rich collection of photographs and news clippings, along with staff information, brochures, memos and other key documents from the featured years. The 6th and 7th scrapbooks appear to have been compiled by Professor James R. Maris, Head of the Department of Aviation Technology, 1955- 1982. Within these scrapbooks are Maris' "Purdue History in Aviation," document, "A History of Purdue's Flying Clubs," photographs, clippings, brochures, and other material from his tenue, along with a series of columns Robert Kriebel wrote for the Journal and Courier about local aviation history.

The eighth scrapbook, given as a gift and created by Kirsten Korkus for the 2004 Purdue Air Race Classic Team was left in its original state, to preserve its unique qualities and added decorations.


  • circa 1995

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 3.725 Cubic Feet (Four letter-size half-width manuscript boxes, two letter-size full-width manuscript boxes, two flat boxes, and one cubic foot box)

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States