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Wilmer Stultz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 38

Scope and Contents

The Wilmer Stultz Papers (1927-1928; 0.5 cubic feet) document Wilmer Stultz’s role as pilot in the 1928 transatlantic flight aboard the “Friendship” Fokker airplane. Types of materials in the papers include a flight plan, photograph, contract, letter, and Stultz’s pilot’s license.


  • 1927-1928
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1927-1928
  • Other: Date acquired: 07/07/2007


Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on this collection.


0.50 Cubic Feet

1 mss. box other_unmapped

Physical Access Requirements

The oversized, framed flight plan has been stored separately for preservation purposes.

Custodial History

Papers were property of Wilmer Stultz’s family and were acquired by the Purdue Libraries through Heritage Auction House, 2006; Addition was donated by William Brantner.

Source of Acquisition


Method of Acquisition

This collection was purchased by Purdue University Archives and Special Collections. Original accession number 20060719.

Accruals and Additions

Folder of materials collected by William Brantner about Wilmer Stultz. Collection includes one folder of materials. Photocopies of articles, articles and a souvenir booklet documenting the life and flying career of Stultz. Addition accession number is 20090127.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers includes documents, photographs, and related materials relating to the 1928 transatlantic flight aboard the Friendship plane.

Separated Materials

The oversized framed flight plan has been stored separately for preservation purposes (VT Map Case).
Wilmer Stultz papers
Sammie Morris
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Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States