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Box 8


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Historical information; "Amelia Earhart - "Lady Lindy," (includes biographical information, "Flying Laboratory plane at Purdue," and "Theories about what happened to her;" "Early Aviation Highlights in Tippecanoe County - 1880s parachutist shot down,” “1911--the airplane comes to Lafayette,” “1918 - Lafayette's first airplane crash," "1918-first airplane to land in Lafayette," "UFOs various sightings;" "Cairo 'Skywatch' Tower;" "Astronauts, Purdue's NASA vets recall early days," author unknown , undated

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 52
Identifier: UA 12, Series 1, Sub-Series 7, File 54
Scope and Contents From the Series: The eight scrapbooks in this series document the history of Purdue's Aviation Technology Department, and one scrapbook provides a history of Purdue's Air Race Classic teams. Compiled by the department, the scrapbooks contain a rich collection of photographs and news clippings, along with staff information, brochures, memos and other key documents from the featured years. The 6th and 7th scrapbooks appear to have been compiled by Professor James R. Maris, Head of the Department of Aviation...
Dates: undated