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Box 10

 Container

Contains 23 Collections and/or Records:

Newsletters and Clippings, 1928 - 2004

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1
Scope and Contents This series includes Amelia Earhart Society newsletters and various journal issues that feature Earhart. There is also an extensive collection of articles pertaining to Earhart's connection to Purdue. It appears that these were gathered by Keith Dowden, Helen Schroyer and Katie Markee, former heads of Purdue Archives and Special Collections. There are some articles about other famous aviatrices.Some of the items include front-page news stories featuring Earhart and other famous...
Dates: 1928 - 2004

Oversized newspapers, advertisements and Lockheed Electra purchase agreement, 1929 - 2003

 Series — Box: 10
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1929 - 2003

Los Angeles Times, Man's Privacy of Sky Now Only Myth, May 6, 1929

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

Lafayette Journal and Courier. Amelia Earhart Gets Plane For Purdue Research Work: Dual Motor Lockheed Electra Plane Will Be Ready for Delivery in July; Ship Is of Transport Type; Cabin Will Be Equipped With Latest Scientific Aeronautical Devices, No. 95, Vol. 17, April 20, 1936

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 4
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 4
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...
Dates: April 20, 1936

The South Bend Tribune. Navy Spurs Hunt for Amelia: Hope for Amelia Wane, July 4, 1937

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 5
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 5
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...
Dates: July 4, 1937

Earhart items to be on display: Stewart Center Exhibit to kick off lecture, Inside Purdue, p. 4, March 4, 2003

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 6
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 6
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...
Dates: March 4, 2003

Cullen, Keith. Another Side of Amelia: Purdue exhibit to offer insight into Earhart's thoughts, personal life, Journal and Courier, Life Section, E1, E10, March 9, 2003

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 7
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 7
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...
Dates: March 9, 2003

Daring young women took to the skies as soon as the airplane was invented, The Capitol Hill Beacon, Oklahoma City, Section B, p. 1, October 16, 1986

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 8
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 8
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...
Dates: October 16, 1986

Mannweiler, David. Purdue to salute Amelia Earhart in air centenary, The Indianapolis Star, Travel, Section K, March 9, 2003

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 9
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 9
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...
Dates: March 9, 2003

Geller, Marc B. Earhart exhibit shows flier's personal side, Journal and Courier, A1, A6, March 11, 2003

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 10
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 10
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...
Dates: March 11, 2003

Schnedler, Jack. When The Future Took Wing, The Indianapolis Star, Travel, K1 - K2, February 23, 2003

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 11
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 11
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...
Dates: February 23, 2003

Mannweiler, David. Painting capturing flight's pioneers gets prime display space: Indiana, Amelia Earhart and the Centennial of Flight, The Indianapolis Star, Arts & Entertainment, pp. 1 - 2, April 13, 2003

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 12
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 12
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...
Dates: April 13, 2003

Banks, Michael A. Ruth Nichols: The Flying Debutante, Grit, pp. 22 - 23, September 2003

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 13
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 13
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...
Dates: September 2003

Worth, Katie. Latest theory on Earhart: Her grave site may be in Marianas, Journal and Courier, Region/State, C4, October 19, 2003

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 14
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 14
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...
Dates: October 19, 2003

Special Issue, The Exponent, 100 Years of Flight, Vol. 117, No. 152, October 21, 2003

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 15
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 15
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...
Dates: October 21, 2003

Copy of Purchase Agreement, Lockheed Electra, 1936

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 17
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 17
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...
Dates: 1936

Advertisement, John Hancock Life Insurance, She opened doors in the sky…, undated

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 18
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 18
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...
Dates: undated

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...
Dates: undated

Advertisement for Amelia Earhart Luggage, Holiday/December, undated

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 20
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 20
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...
Dates: undated

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 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1990