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Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: MSF 450
Scope and Contents The Amelia Earhart at Purdue Collection (1935-2000; 1 cubic foot) documents 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.

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Abstract This collection includes documents, photographs, awards and certificates, textbooks, briefs and records, artifacts, audiovisual materials, and scrapbooks that document the life and career of astronaut and retired United States Air Force Major General Roy Bridges Jr. Included are numerous awards, drawings, and personalized photographs and mementos given to Bridges in appreciation of his service and leadership.

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...

Charles F. Bolden Jr. lecture

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 62, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSP 177
Scope and Contents The Charles F. Bolden, Jr. lecture (2010, 0.1 cubic feet) documents a lecture given by Charles F. Bolden, then 12th admnistrator of NASA. The lecture was given as part of the William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture series on September 7, 2010 in Fowler Hall and was open to the general public. The collection contains one DVD.

Clifford W. Henderson Collection on the National Air Races

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: hendcl0
Scope and Contents Clifford Henderson Collection on the National Air Races (1928-1936; 3 cubic feet) consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings of the 1928 National Air Races and Aeronautical Exposition, two autograph albums with comments and signatures of attendees from the 1929 and 1932 National Air Race competitions, and one photo album of the photographs from the 1929 races. Many of the notable pilots of the 1920s and 1930s are included in the collection, such as Pancho Barnes, Vincent Bendix, Amelia...

Collection of Amelia Earhart Related Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 188
Abstract Legacy collection formed by various donors and purchases over the years as a supplement to the Earhart papers. Includes articles, artifacts, cassettes, clippings, correspondence, first day covers, Earhart genealogy, manuscripts, memorabilia, negatives, newsletters, papers, photographs, reports, VHS tapes, and other related items pertaining to Amelia Earhart.

Doris Hurt Powers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 2
Scope and Contents The Doris Hurt Powers papers (1942 – 2008; 2 cubic feet) documents the student, aviation, and business activities of Doris Hurt Powers. Powers’ experience as a woman breaking into the male-dominated fields of engineering and aeronautics is well documented through autobiographical speeches and her memoir Nothing but Blue Skies. One strength of the collection are the speeches delivered by Powers that address the particular challenges and opportunities encountered...

Faith Wayne Pearson papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 258
Abstract This collection includes clippings and articles pertaining to Pearson’s aviation activities while at Purdue, as well as her involvement in the Purdue engineering program, with the debate team, the WBAA campus radio station, Alpha Chi Omega, her acquaintanceship with Dr. Lillian Gilbreth,  and her employment in the campus bookstore. The collection also includes one photograph of Pearson, circa 1995, a speech she composed detailing some highlights of her life and career, and a copy of her...

John C. Franks papers on the Civilian Pilot Training Program

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 171
Scope and Contents The John C. Franks papers on the Civilian Pilot Training Program include twenty photographs of Franks and a number of unidentified flight students. The subjects of the photographs are the Purdue University Airport, flight students, and airplanes, including a Weaver Aircraft Company of Ohio (WACO) aircraft, and a Howard DGA-18, which was a training aircraft. There is also a photograph of a World War II military fleet. Identifying information is included with the photographs. Along with the...

Frederick L. Martin collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 9, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSA 166
Scope and Contents The papers contain an article which describes the first flight around the world and Major Frederick Martin's part in it.

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,...

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 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 Earhart among the...

Jacqueline Kruper Women in Aviation papers and rare books

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 187
Abstract This collection includes rare books and ephemera related to women in aviation and its pioneers. Also includes writings and book reviews by Jacqueline Kruper on women in aviation.

Jerome Goldman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 461
Scope and Contents The Jerome Goldman papers document Goldman's career as a Purdue University student in Aeronautical Engineering, his service in the United States Army Air Corp and his work afterwards as a pilot for United Air Lines, along with his key role in establishing Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Air Lines as chief pilot, director of operations, and later vice president for operations and maintenance. Also included are papers from his work with International Learning Systems, the Federal...

John Dean scrapbook page and Purdue diploma

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 317
Abstract John I. Dean's Purdue University 1940 diploma, and one scrapbook page containing photographs from Major Dean's training at Lubbock Army Flying School, Lubbock Texas, May 1943.

James R. Maris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 478
Scope and Contents The James R. Maris papers document aspects of the Department of Aviation Technology's administration and teaching. Papers include a 1973 department administrative procedures manual; Professor Maris' course outlines, lectures and notes for Aviation Technology 358, Aviation History class, including lecture overheads which provide historical aircraft images, publications and handbooks on aviation careers, records of Purdue's Aviation Technology Flying Club, including meeting minutes, reports,...

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Abstract This collection includes documents, coursework, working papers and subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to Neil A. Armstrong's education, Navy career, training and career as a test pilot and astronaut, his career as a professor of engineering, and roles as advisor and participant for various commissions.

Purdue Air Race Classic Team papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 54
Abstract The papers feature Purdue Air Race Classic team photographs, clippings, correspondence, general race information; including participant lists and race results, Purdue team updates provided throughout the races and Air Race Classic programs which document Purdue’s involvement in the races from 1994 – 2005.  The papers also contain numerous clippings about the tragic plane crash that occurred at the Purdue Airport in September 1997, which killed Purdue Air Race Classic team member, Julie Swengel,...

Purdue University Department of Aviation Technology records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 12
Abstract This collection includes Purdue University Aviation Technology Department scrapbook binders containing brochures, clippings, memos, pamphlets, programs, photographs, and other documents from 1930s - 2006. Also includes historical information, reports, publications, slides, posters, Air Race Classic programs, a plaque from United Airlines, and photographs of historic aircraft taken at the Purdue Airport. Among the artifacts is a Boeing 727 aircraft captain's steering yoke last used by Neil...

Ralph H. Schneck Military collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 123
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, clippings, high school and military artifacts documenting the childhood, military training and United States Army Air Forces career of Ralph H. Schneck.

Ralph O. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 180
Abstract Flight logs, aerial photographs and negatives of Northern Indiana farms, churches, schools and businesses, clippings, business records, homemade aerial photography equipment and miscellaneous items used in Indiana pilot Ralph Brown’s aerial photography and survey business. Also includes Brown’s personal journal, which contains stories, including, “My First Solo Flight, and “Flying Dangerous or Not?”

Emilio Salazar papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 23
Scope and Contents The Emilio Salazar papers document flight instruction at the Purdue Aeronautical Corporation (PAC), and maintenance from the post World War II era to the 1970s. The majority of the papers date from 1950-1970. Aircraft covered by these materials are the DC-3, DC-6B, and DC-9. Many of the instructional materials used by PAC and Purdue Airlines were donated from major airlines such as: Eastern, United, Pan American, and Braniff. Materials from Salazar's later career cover pilot rules and...

Collection on Arthur A. Sego

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 30
Scope and Contents One photograph and several photocopied articles pertaining to the life and career of Arthur Sego, Purdue alumnus (1917) and test pilot, who died in 1918.

Paul E. Stanley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSF 50
Scope and Contents The Paul E. Stanley papers document the earliest years of the School of Aeronautics and the planning that went into creating the school. Other material among the papers pertain to the early years of the Purdue Airport and Division of Engineering Sciences. Neil Armstrong was a student of Stanley's, and there are clippings, front pages of newspapers, reports, an invitation sent by Armstrong to Stanley for his homecoming celebrating in Wapakoneta, Ohio, along with other pre and post-Apollo 11...

Toni Mayo papers and research files for "Defining Flight"

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 181
Abstract Documentation and research notes from twenty personal narratives of Huntington County, Indiana pilots and aviatrixes who flew during the early to mid-twentieth century. The research notes from oral histories were used by Toni Mayo in the compilation of her master’s thesis and book, Defining Flight.

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