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Box 1

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph P. Minton collection of Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Airlines Inc. historical material

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 257
Scope and Contents The Joseph P. Minton collection of Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Airlines Inc. historical material documents Joseph P. Minton's tenure as president of Purdue University Airlines, Incorporated, 1969 - 1971. Included among the material are photographs, newspaper clippings, info on Hugh Hefner's plane, "The Big Bunny," housed and maintained at the Purdue Airport, brochures, annual reports, stationery, performance reports, articles concerning Purdue Airlines, working papers and...
Dates: 1960 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1971

Photographs, 1969 - 1970

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 257, File 1
Scope and Contents Photograph of Joseph P. Minton, circa 1969. [black and white, 8" x 10"] Photocopied image of Purdue Airlines, Incorporated brochure, 1969. Aerial view of Purdue campus, facing north, circa 1969. [color, 8" x 10"] Aerial view of Purdue campus, facing northwest, circa 1969. [color, 8" x 10"] Photograph of executives in front of a Purdue...
Dates: 1969 - 1970

Newspaper clippings, 1960 - 1971

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 257, File 2
Scope and Contents "Second Careers - Colonel Who Soloed At 16 Directs Airline," Air Force Times (Weekend) February 19, 1969. [includes photograph of Joseph P. Minton with "new officers of the Purdue Aero Club," in sleeve with clipping is a black and white photo, 3 ½" x 5 1/2" of Minton in Air Force uniform with two Air Force officers and two civilians] "Local Bomber Crew Takes 'Outsiders' on SAC...
Dates: 1960 - 1971

Hugh Hefner's "The Big Bunny" , 1970

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 257, File 3
Scope and Contents Color photocopy of front page of Professional Pilot, includes publisher Hugh Hefner, TV star Bill Cosby and Purdue Airlines President Joe Minton at Bunny Tail of Playboy DC-9 N950PB at ORD, vol. 4, no. 6, June 1970. "The Big Bunny Is Airborne: Hefner hosts press on inaugural flight," 1970. [includes color photos from a magazine article, no publication information available] ...
Dates: 1970

Brochures, annual reports, stationery, performance reports, 1969 - 1971

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 257, File 4
Scope and Contents Brochure, "Purdue Airlines formerly Purdue Aeronautics Corporation, Air Charter Service, A Certified Supplemental Air Carrier," circa late 1960s. [includes a brief history of the airlines] Purdue Airlines Incorporated annual report, 1969. Purdue Airlines, Inc. stationery and Joseph P. Minton, president, business card, circa 1969 Balance sheets,...
Dates: 1969 - 1971

Aviation Daily articles, 1968 - 1974

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 257, File 5
Scope and Contents "Purdue Aeronautics Asks For Mexican, Caribbean Supplemental Authority," Aviation Daily, March 6, 1968, p. 23. "Purdue Airlines Inc. announced that Grove Webster has been elected chairman and Joseph P. Minton, president and chief executive officer…,” Aviation Weekly, February 7, 1969, p. 207. "Purdue Airlines, supplemental carrier, has taken delivery of a McDonnell-Douglas...
Dates: 1968 - 1974

"1st Working papers" and historical documents, 1969 - 2010

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 257, File 6
Scope and Contents Packet with "Newsletter," contents prepared by Joseph P. Minton, February 27, 1969. [includes letter to Mr. Jackson T. Stephens, Stephens, Incorporated, detailing state of affairs for Purdue Airlines, November 29, 1970; DC-9 operations analysis, January 1, 1970-December 31, 1971; revenue analysis 1967-1970; fact sheet and financial statement for the month of February 1971 and fiscal year to...
Dates: 1969 - 2010