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Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 450
Scope and Contents The Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers document Amelia Earhart's arrival at Purdue University, her time there, and the efforts to memorialize Earhart after her disappearance. Types of materials include correspondence, ephemera, administrative reports, photographs, publicity materials, and speeches.
Dates: 1935 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1937

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

Amelia Earhart movietone film

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 197
Overview Collecion includes a 16 mm biographical film documenting Amelia Earhart's life, including her upbringing, accomplishments in the field of aviation, and disappearance.
Dates: March 25, 1962

Amelia Earhart Press photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 195
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two photo albums containing 100 press photographs of Amelia Earhart. Many of the photographs include separate papers with detailed press release information such as places, dates, and individuals' names. Many of the photographs are Associated Press and International Newsreel photographs. There are 48 photographs in album one and 52 photographs in album two.
Dates: 1928 - 1937

Edward C. Elliott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 50
Scope and Contents The Edward C. Elliott Papers (1890-1975; 22.8 Cubic ft.) document the life and career of educator and former Purdue University President Edward Elliott. The majority of the papers date from 1940 to 1960. The papers reflect the original order as they were received from Elliott and his family, and therefore have not been divided into series or subject areas. The Elliott Papers document Elliott's education and career, particularly his tenure as President of Purdue University (1922-1945),...
Dates: 1890-1975; Majority of material found within 1940-1960; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1959

George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 9
Scope and Contents The George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers (1785-1948; 31.1 cubic feet) documents the personal life, aviation career, and business activities of pilot Amelia Earhart. Types of materials include: advertisements, articles, artifacts, awards, blueprints, books, certificates, charts, commemorative coins, contracts, correspondence, data sheets, diagrams, ephemera, flight logs, licenses, maps, newspaper clippings, notebooks, notes, permits, photographs, poetry, postage stamps,...
Dates: 1785-1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1928-1937

George Palmer Putnam papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 20
Scope and Contents The George Palmer Putnam papers are comprised of material from the original files provided by Sally Putnam Chapman, Putnam's granddaughter. Much of the material is correspondence, news clippings, and articles related to the life of Putnam, and various publishing projects. Also included are his will and various obituaries.Some of the unique items feature, "Reminiscences of GPP," by Robert Edwin Lee, playwright, close friend and one time business partner of Putnam; a first draft copy...
Dates: 1937 - 1999; Other: Majority of material found within 1937 - 1950

Zelda Gould collection of Amy Otis Earhart correspondence and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 79
Scope and Contents The Zelda Gould collection of Amy Otis Earhart correspondence and photographs documents the thoughts and feelings Amelia Earhart's mother, Amy Otis Earhart, was experiencing after the disappearance of her daughter, and then coming to terms with her fate. Topics also include World War II and the events following the war, politics and elections, current events of the era, hobbies, personal concerns, thank-you notes, among other topics. There are some newspaper clippings about Amelia...
Dates: 1930 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949

KCBS radio show on the disappearance of Amelia Earhart

 Collection — Box: 1 box
Identifier: MSP 191
Abstract These audio files were transferred from two reel to reel recordings of a radio show broadcast on KCBS SanFrancisco in 1960. Host Don Mosely speculates on the disappearance of Amelia Earhart.  The first file (1.02 GB) is 30 minutes, and the second file is 24 minutes. The original reels have been retained.
Dates: 1960-1960

Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 303
Scope and Contents The Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook documents the academic, military, personal and social activities of an Engineering student while on Purdue University's campus from 1936-1939, as well as various aspects of his life prior to college from 1917-1936. Keck titled the scrapbook, "Scraps and Snaps, May 27, 1917 - August 1, 1939," but most of the content is from his time at Purdue, 1936-1939.The scrapbook contains many unique photographs of campus and events from the 1930s. Some of the events...
Dates: 1917 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1939

Jacqueline Kruper Women in Aviation papers and rare books

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 187
Scope and Contents The Jacqueline Kruper Women in Aviation papers and rare books give a glimpse into the lives of key aviatrices in the earliest years of flight, along with pioneer aviators. The ephemera includes magazine advertisements from 1943, which provide a unique look into how women aviators were portrayed during the 1940s. The papers also include Jacqueline Kruper's writings for Woman Pilot magazine, and book reviews for Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military, and H-Minerva, H-Net...
Dates: 1927 - 2015; Other: Majority of material found within 1991 - 2009

Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 144
Scope and Contents The Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps document the history of aviation and flight through postage stamps, postmarks and envelopes collected from all over the world. The collection spans the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century but includes examples of 19th century balloon airmail. The stamps are housed in 67 albums and total near 68,000 stamps, envelopes, postmarks and postcards. The collection was assembled over a period of 20 years, with...
Dates: 1870 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1990

Purdue University Public Records Administrator records

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: UA 33
Abstract A small collection of personnel files and publications documenting individual staff and faculty histories with Purdue University from 1898-1988, as well as general university finances for 1942-1943.
Dates: 1898 - 1988; Other: Date acquired: 02/02/2010

Richard (Dick) G. Strippel Research and Writings on Amelia Earhart

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 204
Abstract This collection contains research and reference files, correspondence, manuscripts, publication records, photographs, and oversized materials related to the writing and publication of Amelia Earhart: the myth and the reality…
Dates: 1931-1999; Other: Date acquired: 07/06/2016

Wilmer and Mildred Stultz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 209
Scope and Contents The Wilmer and Mildred Stultz papers document the career, travels, and family life of the Stultzes. The photo albums feature some of the 50 planes flown by Stultz, colleagues in the aviation field, aerial photographs of air fields and cities, automobiles from the 1920s, key flights flown by Stultz and events surrounding those flights, including the 1928 flight of the "Friendship" Fokker with Amelia Earhart and Louis Gordon, and other aspects of his career. Types of materials...
Dates: 1917 - 1960; Other: Majority of material found within 1928

Wilmer Stultz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 38
Scope and Contents The Wilmer Stultz papers document Wilmer Stultz's role as pilot in the 1928 transatlantic flight aboard the "Friendship" Fokker airplane. Types of materials in the papers include a flight plan, photograph, contract, letter, and Stultz's pilot's license.
Dates: 1927 - 1928; Other: Majority of material found within 1927 - 1928

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