Papers, 1835, 1885, 1897-1977

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Papers, 1835, 1885, 1897-1977

Papers, 1835, 1885, 1897-1977

Correspondence, photographs, baby books, etc., of Amelia Earhart, aviator.

2+1/2 file boxes, 1 memorabilia box, 2 plaques, 2 folio folders, 3 folio+ folders, 1 supersize folder, 1 audiocassette. Photographs: 26 folders, 3 folio folders, 1 folio+ folder

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