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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.

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...

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.

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.

Zelda Gould collection of Amy Otis Earhart correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 79
Abstract Correspondence from Amy Otis Earhart (mother of Amelia Earhart) to Zelda Gould (75 letters), photographs (5), and 3 issues of The Centerville Crusader. There are some newspaper clippings among the letters.

Zoe Dell Nutter papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 81
Scope and Contents This collection contains aviation-related serial publications, copies of photographs, National Aviation Hall of Fame programs, and clippings pertaining to the life of aviatrix Zoe Dell Nutter.

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Women's Archives at Purdue University 5
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 4
Aldrin, Edwin Eugene, Sr., 1896-1974 1
Ambler, Alvin 1
Bailey, Carl, 1915-1994 1
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Barnes, Pancho, 1901-1975 1
Bendix, Vincent 1
Brewer, Philip, 1923- 1
Brown, Ralph O., 1911-2000 1
Cochran, Jacqueline 1
David, Johnny 1
Earhart, Amy Otis 1
Elliott, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1874 - 1960 1
Gould, Zelda 1
Hartley, DeLoss, 1924- 1
Henderson, Clifford William 1
Henderson, Clifford William, 1895-1984 1
Hosler, Russell A., 1902-1979 1
Huntington Aero Club 1
Huntington Municipal Airport 1
Johnson, Evelyn 1
Kennedy, "Red" Melvin, 1901- 1
Kline, Phyllis Williams 1
Kruper, Jacqueline 1
Leonard-Kuhn, Wanda E. 1
Lilly, Josiah Kirby, 1861-1948 1
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 1
Love, Nancy Harkness 1
Markham, Beryl 1
Mayo, Toni R. 1
Mills, John A. 1
Mills, Thomas A. 1
Minerva Center. Minerva Society for the Study of Women and War 1
National Air Races 1
National Exchange Club 1
Nichols, Ruth. 1901-1960 1
Nutter, Zoe Dell [GOOD], 1915- 1
Oden, George 1
Pearson [GOOD], Faith Wayne, 1921- 1
Powers, Doris Hurt, 1927-2009 1
Priddy, Clarence L., 1913-1994 1
Purdue University--Faculty 1
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 1
Shuttleworth, James J., 1938-2003 1
Society of Women Engineers. Purdue Student Section [GOOD] 1
Southside Studio (Huntington, Ind.) 1
Stetzel, Brice D., 1916- 1
Stetzel, Maxine, 1918- 1
Storey, Geraldine May, 1915- 1
Sunderman, Herman, 1916-2001 1
TIGHAR 1
Thaden, Louise McPhetridge, 1905-1979 1
Toni Mayo's "Defining Flight" Project 1
Turner, Roscoe, 1895-1970 1
United States. Civil Air Patrol 1
West, Lester Arthur "Sonny", Jr., 1917-1992 1
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