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Earhart image, with quote, "…now and then women should do for themselves what men have already done - occasionally what men have not done - thereby establishing themselves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women toward greater independence of thought and action. Some such consideration was a contributing reason for my wanting to do what I so much wanted to do.", undated

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 19
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 19

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Within this sub-series are oversized photographs, newspapers, and other printed material. Some of the items include front-page news stories featuring Earhart and other famous aviatrices, from 1929-1937. One paper is devoted to aviation pioneer, Ruth Nichols. Other items include advertisements featuring Earhart, and Earhart luggage, and a copy of the purchase agreement for her Lockheed Electra from 1936. Also included are articles about Earhart from more recent times, which feature Purdue events and speculation on her disappearance.


  • undated

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.


From the Series: 0.685 Cubic Feet (One flat box)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States