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Box 11


Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Artifacts, 1928 - 2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 6
Scope and Contents Among the artifacts is a piece of Amelia Earhart brand luggage and the accompanying brochure, several Earhart collectible dolls, and various first day cover stamps, including a binder containing a first day cover from Earhart's 1928 "Friendship Flight," signed by Earhart, Wilmer Stultz (co-pilot) and Lou Gordon (mechanic). Also included is various memorabilia, including programs from Purdue events, a series of "Amelia Earhart: The Purdue Years," postcards, © Purdue Research Foundation, and a...
Dates: 1928 - 2010

Bronze plaque commemorating Amelia Earhart's aviation achievements and death, 1963

 Item — Box: 11, Item: 1
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 6, Item 20
Scope and Contents The plaque is a replica of one hanging in the National Air Museum of the Smithsonian Institute. Also includes one photocopied newspaper clipping depicting the presentation of the plaque to Purdue's vice-president Dr. Donald R. Mallett by a charter member of the 99s, Miss Viola Gentry.
Dates: 1963

Collection of Amelia Earhart related materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 188
Scope and Contents The Collection of Amelia Earhart related materials consists of items collected by the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections over the years as a supplement to the George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers. There are numerous articles about Earhart, including information about her relationship with Purdue University and activities held in her honor. The collection also contains firsthand accounts of encounters with Earhart written by those who knew her while she was...
Dates: 1928 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1990