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Rudolph Van Meter photographs of Amelia Earhart

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 42, Placement: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 6

Scope and Contents

The Rudolph Van Meter photographs of Amelia Earhart contains 12 photographs, most taken by Van Meter of Earhart in Hawaii, during her first world flight attempt. Also included are a photograph of Rudolph "Rudy" Van Meter and photographs taken by the US army.

Dates

  • 1937

Creator

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University. Photographs taken by the US Army are in the public domain.

Biographical Information

Rudolph Van Meter served in the US Air Force and was posted in Hawaii from 1935-1937.

Extent

0.025 Linear Feet (One folder) : 12 photographs

Language of Materials

English

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by David Dufour, April 18, 2008.

Related Materials

MSP 9, George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

MSP 188, Collection of Amelia Earhart related materials, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

Condition Description

Items are in fair condition. Some photographs have slight tears covered with scotch-tape.

Processing Information

Photographs were rehoused in mylar sleeves and acid-free folders.

Source

Creator

Title
Rudolph Van Meter photographs of Amelia Earhart
Status
Completed
Author
Katey Watson
Date
2023-04-14
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Arabic
Edition statement
First edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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