The George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers, 1785-1948 (inclusive), 1928-1937 (bulk).

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Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. The George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers, 1785-1948 (inclusive), 1928-1937 (bulk).

The George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers, 1785-1948 (inclusive), 1928-1937 (bulk).

The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, creative writings (poems, short story drafts, articles, books), notes, flight preparations, flight logs, pilot licenses, printed material, last will and testament, premarital agreement, marriage certificate, passport, diploma, scrapbooks, genealogical information, flight maps, personal belongings (flight jacket, goggles, helmet, medals) and ephemera relating to the personal life, aviation career, and business activities of Amelia Earhart.

16.5 cubic feet.

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Earhart was the mother of the aviator, Amelia Earhart. From the description of Papers, 1884-1987 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006584 From the description of Papers, 1944, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008129 ...

Nichols, Ruth, 1901-1960

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Flyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Ruth Rowland Nichols : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343149 ...

Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964

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Harpo Marx (b. Adolph Marx, Nov. 23, 1888, Manhattan, NY–d. Sept. 28, 1964, Los Angeles, CA) along with brothers Julius (Groucho) and Milton (Gummo) formed the comedy troupe the Marx Brothers in 1910. Harpo and his brothers appeared in many films and television shows and is best known for his signature outfit: trench coat with over-large pockets, wig, top hat, and a comical horn heard in his movies. He married actress Susan Fleming on September 28, 1936 and adopted 4 children....

Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950

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George Palmer Putnam (b. September 7, 1887, Rye, New York-d. January 4, 1950, Torna, California) was an American publisher, author and explorer. Known for his marriage to famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart, he had also achieved fame as one of the most successful promoters in the United States during the 1930s. He was the primary financier of the Baffin Island Expedition in 1927....

Porter, Cole, 1891-1964

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Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, IN; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included: Fifty million Frenchmen (1929), Gay divorcé (1932), Anything goes (1934), Leave it to me (1938), DuBarry was a lady (1939), Kiss me, Kate (1948) and Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You do something to me, Night and day, I get a kick out of you, Anything goes, I love Paris, Let's do it, B...

Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960

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James Montgomery Flagg (b. June 18, 1877, Pelham Manor, N.Y.-d. May 27, 1960, New York City), American artist and illustrator, worked in media ranging from fine art painting to cartooning. He is best remembered for political posters, such as the Uncle Sam recruitment poster. From the description of Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10568600 American artist and illustrator. From the description of Sketch ...

Gordon, Louise

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Morrissey, Muriel Earhart

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Interviewee married Albert Morrissey. From the description of Reminiscences of Muriel Earhart Morrissey : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597749 ...

Hawks, Frank, 1897-1938

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Pinchot, Ben.

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Castle, Irene, 1893-1969

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Actress, dancer. From the description of Irene Castle papers, 1916-1946, 1916-1923 (bulk). (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64074361 ...

Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979

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Actress; interviewee married Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. and Charles (Buddy) Rogers. From the description of Reminiscences of Mary Pickford : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419352 Star of the silent screen, Mary Pickford, called America's sweetheart, was perhaps the most famous actress of her day. From the guide to the Mary Pickford scrapbook, 1915-1917, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Divisio...

Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937

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Amelia Mary Earhart (AE) was born on July 24, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas, the first daughter of Amy (Otis) Earhart and Edwin Stanton Earhart. Her sister, Grace Muriel, was born three years later. The family moved several times (to Kansas City, Kansas; Des Moines; St. Paul; Chicago) during AE's childhood as her father tried unsuccessfully to establish a profitable legal career. AE graduated from Chicago's Hyde Park High School in 1916. ESE's increasing reliance on al...

Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957

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Mexican painter and muralist. From the description of Declaration in connection with a watercolor and a drawing sold to Mrs. Schwartz, 1934 March 7, Mexico City. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81939422 Diego Rivera, a renowned Mexican mural painter, was commissioned by Mrs. Samuel Strong in 1935 to paint a portrait of her friend, Kathleen Burke, of Cleveland, Ohio. From the description of Receipt from Diego Rivera, 1935 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCa...

Piccard, Auguste, 1884-1962

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Ely, Joseph B. (Joseph Buell), 1881-1956.

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Guest, Amy.

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Cuppy, Will, 1884-1949

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William Jacob ("Will") Cuppy was an American humorist and journalist, best known for his satirical books How to be a Hermit (1929), How to Tell your Friends from the Apes (1931), How to Attract the Wombat (1949), and The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody (1950). He also wrote numerous essays, scripts, and reviews dealing with the animal kingdom, world history, crime fiction, and his personal life. Cuppy was born and grew up in Auburn, Indiana, spending his summer...

Dietrich, Marlene, 1901-1992

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Marlene Dietrich (b. December 27, 1901, Berlin, Germany–d. May 6, 1992, Paris, France) was a German actress and singer. Throughout her long career, spanning from the 1910s to the 1980s, she maintained popularity by continually reinventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, Dietrich acted on the stage and in silent films. Dietrich starred in Hollywood films such as Morocco (1930), Shanghai Express (1932), and Desire (1936). Throughout World War II, she was a high-profile entertainer in the United St...

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001.

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Anne Morrow Lindberg was born in 1906 to Dwight Whitney and Elizabeth Reeve (Cutter) Morrow. She graduated from Smith College in 1928 and married Col. Charles A. Lindbergh on May 27, 1929. Mrs. Lindbergh learned the skills necessary to serve as her husband's co-pilot, navigator and radio operator. North to the Orient was her first book, and it was followed by many others (novels, essays and poems) of a philosophical nature. She died in Vermont on February 7, 2001. From the descriptio...

Purdue University

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