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Box 3

 Container

Contains 17 Collections and/or Records:

Book, Correspondence, Memoirs, Publications and Miscellaneous Material, 1928 - 2002

 Series — Box: 3
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2
Scope and Contents This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
Dates: 1928 - 2002

Letter written and signed by Earhart on New York, Philadelphia and Washington Airway Corporation stationery, indicates her position as Vice-President in charge of Public Relations, October 24,1930

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
Dates: October 24,1930

Correspondence from Mrs. John D. Chapman to Sally Putnam Chapman, includes a copy of Earhart's will, dated April 1932, letter dated January 2, 1988, 1932 - 1988

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
Dates: 1932 - 1988

Photocopies of correspondence Earhart sent to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in regards to her world flight, and her need for the Navy's possible help refueling her plane in the air over Midway Island, and construction of a possible emergency landing field at Howland Island, 1936

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
Dates: 1936

Photocopies of United States Coast Guard Documents on Earhart Search - Radio transcripts of Earhart flight, 1937

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
Dates: 1937

Photocopies of the log of U.S.S. Cushing, San Diego, California, August 1, 1937

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, File 3
Scope and Contents Information details the search for Earhart in July 1937, along with a rough drawing of the area searched for her and Captain Noonan.
Dates: August 1, 1937

Correspondence from the Smithsonian Institution National Air Museum, to Miss Esther Schlundt, Head of Readers Division, Purdue University, in regards to Earhart medals in exhibit, May 28, 1954

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
Dates: May 28, 1954

Thirty Sky Blue Years: Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Ninety-Nines, Inc. (Earhart charter member), 1929 - 1959

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
Dates: 1929 - 1959

Brochure, The International Forest of Friendship, Atchison, Kansas (Earhart's birthplace), circa 1986

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
Dates: circa 1986

Sound of Wings, memoir about Earhart's time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women's Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935 - 2002

 Item — Box: 3, Item: 11
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, Item 7
Scope and Contents Includes an article about Price from the Lafayette Journal and Courier in 2002.
Dates: 1935 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1937

A Flying Acquaintance, by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow, 1993

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, Item 8

I Helped Make Her Maps, by Laurel H. Johnson, 1993

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
Dates: 1993

Pacific Historical Maps Presents: The Mystery of Amelia Earhart - July 1 & 2, 1937, Pacific Ocean Area, with notes surrounding the disappearance of the Lockheed Electra and the Flight to Howland Island, by Economic Service Counsel , 1994

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
Dates: 1994

Selected Bibliography of Amelia Earhart, undated

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 2, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is comprised of a variety of items, with a focus on several informative memoirs written by those that knew Earhart; "Sound of Wings," a memoir about Earhart"s time at Purdue, written by Alice Price, resident nurse in Women"s Residence Hall when Earhart lived there, 1935-1937; "A Flying Acquaintance," by Mrs. F.K. Sparrow; and "I Helped Make Her Maps," by Laurel H. Johnson.
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