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Amelia Earhart Press photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 195
This collection contains 100 press photographs of Amelia Earhart. Many of the photographs include separate paper with detailed press release information such as places, dates, and individuals names. Many of the photographs are Associated Press and International Newsreel photographs. There are 48 photographs in album 1 and 52 photographs in album 2.


  • 1928-1937
  • Other: Date acquired: 08/09/2008


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright Holder - Unknown


2 photo albums other_unmapped

1.00 flat_box


Two photo albums containing Associated Press and International Newsreel photographs of Amelia Earhart, along with the detailed press release information, such as date, location, and individual names. Many are pre and post-Atlantic flight, and before and during her around-the-world flight.

Source of Acquisition

Heritage Auction House purchase 2007
Method of Acquisition Heritage Auction House 3500 Maple Ave., Seventeenth Floor Dallas, TX 75219-3941 314-528-3500

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

Amelia Earhart at Purdue University Collection (1935-1937): George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart papers: Zelda Gould collection of Amy Otis Earhart correspondence Wilmer Stultz papers: Edward C. Elliott papers: Amelia Earhart Book collection: Over 100 books relating to Earhart, including first editions of the three books written by her and a wide selection of children's books located in the Karnes Archives & Special Collections Research Center, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information

The photo albums remain as received, and the photographs are housed in clear, plastic page protectors. The albums have been placed into an archival box.
Amelia Earhart Press photographs
Mary A. Sego
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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