Amelia Earhart Collection, 1932-2004

Manuscript Collection #1062

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  • Box 1
    MANUSCRIPT & AUDIO VISUAL MATERIALS
    • Folder a
      Clippings (1974-2005) 48 items 62 p.
    • Folder b
      Bibliography of Amelia Earhart (ca. 1981) Photocopy typescript. 1 item. 8 p.
    • Folder c
      Audiobook (c. 1996) I was Amelia Earhart: A Novel, by Jane Mendelsohn, read by Blair Brown. Unabridged. Random House. ISBN 0-679-45805-0. 2 cassettes in 1 box. Total playing time 3 hours, 20 minutes. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder d
      Videocassette (c. 1996) In Search of History: The Mysteries of Amelia Earhart. The History Channel AAE423118 ISBN 0-7670-1574-6. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder e
      Videocassette (c. 1996) Biography: Amelia Earhart: Queen of the Air. A & E Television Network, Color. Approx. 50 minutes. VHS. AAE 14157 ISBN 0-7670-1574-6. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder f
      Videocassette (c. 1993) The American Experience: Amelia Earhart: The Price of Courage. A Nancy Porter Productions Film. C. 1993 WGBH Boston Approx. 60 minutes. VHS. Shanachie 915. ISBN 1-556633-118-8. 1 item. 1 p.
  • Box 2
    PRINTED MATERIALS
    • Folder a
      Amelia Earhart. Pocket Biographies. Published by Academic Industries, Inc., New Haven, CT, undated. ISBN: 0-88301-773-3. 1 item. 64 p. Note: Comic book.
    • Folder b
      Amelia Earhart: Heroine of the Skies. Cobblestone: The History Magazine for Young People. V. 11, n. 7 (July 1990) published monthly by Cobblestone Publishing, Inc., Peterborough, NH. Distributed by National Women's HIstory Project, Windsor, CA. ISSN: 0199-5197. 1 item. 25 p. Note: Includes 11 short articles on Amelia Earhart.
    • Folder c
      Anderson, Alison. Hidden Latitudes: A Novel. C 1996. New York: Scribner. ISBN 0-684-82282-2. 1 item. 113 p.
    • Folder d
      Backus, Jean L. Letters from Amelia: An Intimate Portrait of Amelia Earhart. C. 1982 by Jean L. Backus. Published by Beacon Press Books, 1982. ISBN: 0-8070-6702-4. 1 item. 130 p. Note: Hardback.
    • Folder e
      Bell, Elizabeth S. Sisters of the Wind: Voices of Early Women Aviators. C. 1994 by Elizabeth S. Bell. Published by Trilogy Books, Pasadena, CA, 1994. ISBN: 0-9623879-4-0. 1 item. 104 p.
    • Folder f
      Brennan, T. C. Buddy. Witness to the Execution: The Odyssey of Amelia Earhart. C. 1988, by T.C. Buddy Brennan. Frederick, CO: Renaissance House, a Division of Jende-Hagen, Inc. ISBN: 1-55838-108-2 (pbk.) 1 item. 108 p. Note: Written by Ray Rosenbaum.
    • Folder g
      Brink, Randall. Lost Star: The Search for Amelia Earhart. C. 1993 by Randall Brink. Published by W. W. Norton Company, Inc. 1995. ISBN: 0-393-31311-5. 1 item. 104 p.
    • Folder h
      Brink, Randall. Lost Star: The Search for Amelia Earhart. C. 1994 by Randall Brink. Published by W. W. Norton Company, Inc.,1994. First edition. ISBN: 0-393-02683-3. 1 item. 104 p.
    • Folder i
      Burke, John. Winged Legend: The Life of Amelia Earhart. New York, NY: A Berkeley Medallion Book published by Berkley Publishing Corporation. C. 1970 by John Burke, Berkley Medallion Edition, October 1976. ISBN: 425-03304-X. 1 item. 124 p. Note: Paperback.
    • Folder j
      Cadogan, Mary. Women with Wings: Female Flyers in Fact and Fiction. C. 1992 by Mary Cadogan. Published by Academy Chicago Publishers, 1993. ISBN: 0-89733-385-3 1 item. 140 p. Note: Paperback.
    • Folder k
      Chadwick, Roxane. The Achievers: Amelia Earhart: Aviation Pioneer. C. 1987, Lerner Publications Company, Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications Company. Softcover by First Avenue Editions. ISBN: 0-82225-9515-X (pbk) 1 item. 28 p.
    • Folder l
      Clark, Judith Freeman. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century. C. 1987 by Judith Freeman Clark, Published by Prentice Hall Press, New York, NY. ISBN 0-13-022641-6 (pbk.) 1 item. 137 p.
    • Folder m
      Devine, Thomas E. with Richard M. Daley. Eyewitness: The Amelia Earhart Incident. C. 1987 by Thomas E. Devine. Frederick, CO: Renaissance House, a Division of Jende-Hagen, Inc. ISBN: 0-9396550-48-7 (pbk.) 1 item. 113 p.
    • Folder n
      Earhart, Amelia. Last Flight, Arranged by George Palmer Putnam. C. 1965, George Palmer Putnam, New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.. Note: Paperback. 1 item. 103 p.
    • Folder o
      Earhart, Amelia. Last Flight. Arranged by George Palmer Putnam. Foreword by Walter J. Boyne. Original c. 1937 by Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., renewed by Mrs. George Palmer Putnam, 1964. Introduction C. 1988 by Crown Publishers, Inc. Published by Orion Books, a Division of Crown Publishers, New York, NY, 1988. ISBN: 0-517-56794-6. 1 item. 70 p. Note: Paperback.
    • Folder p
      Earhart, Amelia. Last Flight. Arranged by George Palmer Putnam, New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co. c. 1937. 1 item. 118 p.
    • Folder q
      Earhart, Amelia. The Fun of It: Random Records of My Own Flying and of Women in Aviation, with Photographs. C. 1977, Chicago, IL: Academy Press Limited. ISBN: 0-915864-55-Xpbk. 1 item. 112 p. Note: Paperback edition. Re-print of edition published by Harcourt Brace, New York.
    • Folder r
      Earhart, Amelia. The Fun of It: Random Records of My Own Flying and of Women in Aviation, with Photographs. C. 1977, Chicago, IL: Academy Press Limited. ISBN: 0-915864-56-8. 1 item. 112 p. Note: Hardback edition. Re-print of edition published by Harcourt Brace, New York.
    • Folder s
      Earhart, Amelia. The Fun of It: Random Records of My Own Flying and of Women in Aviation. C. 1932, New York, NY: Brewer, Warren & Putnam. 1 item. 112 p. Note: Original edition.
    • Folder t
      Garst, Shannon. Amelia Earhart: Herione of the Skies. Illustrated by E. Joseph Drany. New York: Julian Messner, Inc. 6th printing. Nov. 1955. c. 1947. 1 item. 95 p.
    • Folder u
      Gilroy, Shirley Dobson. Amelia: Pilot in Pearls. C. 1985 McLean, VA: Link Press, Publishers. ISBN 0-012991-02-X. Note: Includes correspondence with donor. 3 items. 63p
    • Folder v
      Gines, C. V. Lady Lindy: The Life and Legend of Amelia Earhard, in Aviation History, v. 7, no. 6 (July 1997), pp. 42-48, 79-80. Periodical. 1 item. 44 p.
  • Box 3
    PRINTED MATERIALS
    • Folder a
      Goerner, Fred. The Search For Amelia Earhart. C 1966, Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company Book Clubedition. 1 item. 171 p.
    • Folder b
      Goerner, Fred. The Search For Amelia Earhart. C 1966, Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company First edition. 24 items. 183 p. Note: Includes 1 letter (1984) & 22 clippings related to various efforts to recreate Amelia Earhart's 1937 flight, ca. 1960s.
    • Folder c
      Goerner, Fred. The Search For Amelia Earhart. C 1966, New York: Dell Publishing Co. First Dell Printing, October 1967. 1 item. 160 p. Note: Paperback.
    • Folder d
      Goldstein, Donald M. & Katherine V. Dillon. Amelia: A Life of the Aviation Legend. C. 1997, Brassey's: washington, DC, An Imprint of Batsfford Brassey, Inc.. First paperback edition, 1999. ISBN: 1-57488-199-X (alk. Paper). 1 item. 162 p. Note: Paperback.
    • Folder e
      Hazen, Barbara Shook. Amelia's Flying Machine. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. C. 1977, Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. ISBN: 0-385-07945-2. 1 item. 16 p.
    • Folder f
      Hodgmen, Ann & Rudy Djabbaroff. Skystars: The History of Women in Aviation. C. 1981, New York: Atheneum. ISBN: 0-689-30870-1. 1 item. 94 p. Note: First edition.
    • Folder g
      Howe, Jane Moore. Amelia Earhard: Kansas Girl. Illustrated by Paul Laune. C 1950, Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1 item. 99 p.
    • Folder h
      Keil, Sally VanWagenen. Those Wonderful women in the Flying Machines: The Unknown Heroines of World War II. C. 1979, New York: Rawson, Wage Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 89256-066-5. 2 item. 171 p. Note: Also contains Raleigh News & Observer (5/21/1993) clipping.
    • Folder i
      King, Thomas F., Randall S. Jacobson, et. al. Amelia Earhart's Shoes: Is the Mystery Solved? C. 2001, Walnut Creek, CA, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 0-7591-0130-2. 1 item. 139 p.
    • Folder j
      Klaas, Joe. Amelia Earhart Lives: A Trip Through Intrigue to Find America's First Lady of Mystery. C. 1970, Joe Klaas & Joseph Gervais. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company. First Edition. ISBN: 07-035010-8. 2 items. 140 p. Note: Contains clipping, (1982)
    • Folder k
      Lauber, Patricia. Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart. C. 1988 by Patricia G. Lauber. Published by Scholastic, Inc., New York, NY. 1 item. 53 p. ISBN: 0-590-41159-4 Note: Paperback.
    • Folder m
      Long, Elgen M. & Marie K. Long. Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved. C. 1999 by Elgen M. Long & Marie K. Long. New York: A Touchstone Book, Simon & Schuster. ISBN: 0-684-86006-6. First Touchstone edition, 2001. 1 item. 160 p. Note: Paperback edition
    • Folder n
      Long, Elgen M. & Marie K. Long. Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved. C. 1999 by Elgen M. Long & Marie K. Long. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN: 0-684-86005-8. 1 item. 161 p.
    • Folder o
      Loomis, Vincent with Jeffrey Ethell. Amelia Earhart: The Final Story. C. 1985 by Vincent Loomis & Jeffrey L. Ethell, New York: Random House. ISBN: 0-394-53191-4. 1 item. 81 p. Note: First Edition.
    • Folder p
      Lovell, Mary S. The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart by the author of Straight on Till Morning. C. 1989 by Mary S. Lovell. Published by St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1989. ISBN: 0-312-0343108. 9 items. 220 p. Note: Hardback. Includes 2 photographs & 6 clippings.
  • Box 4
    PRINTED MATERIALS
    • Folder a
      McKee, Alexander. Great Mysteries of Aviation. C. 1981 by Alexander McKee. New York, Stein and Day, Inc. First Stein and Day Paperback edition, 1986. ISBN: 0-8128-8205-9. 1 item. 151 p.
    • Folder b
      Mendelsohn, Jane. I Was Amelia Earhart: A Novel. C. 1996, New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Third printing May 1996. ISBN: 0-679-45054-8. 1 item. 75 p. Note: Hardback.
    • Folder c
      Mendelsohn, Jane. I Was Amelia Earhart: A Novel. C. 1996, New York: Vintage Contemporaries. Vintage Books, A Division of Random House, Inc. First Vintage Contemporaries printing March 1997. Vintage ISBN: 0-679-77636-2. 1 item. 74 p. Note: Paperback.
    • Folder d
      Moolman, Valerie and the editors of Time-Life Books. Women Aloft: The Epic of Flight. C 1981 Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books. ISBN 0-8094-3287-0. 1 item. 89 p.
    • Folder e
      Morrissey, Muriel Earhart and Carol L. Osborne. Amelia, My Courageous Sister: Biography of Amelia Earhart: The True Facts About Her Disappearance. C 1987 Osborne Publisher, Inc. Santa Clara, CA. ISBN 0-940997-02-09, 1 item. 156 p. Note: Paperback.
    • Folder f
      Morrissey, Muriel Earhart. Amelia Earhart. Illustrated by N. Taylor. C 1987 Bellerophon Books, Santa Barbara, CA. ISBN 0-88388-044-X, 1 item. 24 p. Note: Paperback.
    • Folder g
      Nathan, Dorothy. Women of Courage: Profiles of five remarkable Americans: Susan B. Anthony, Jane Addams, Mary McLeod Bethune, Amelia Earhart, Margaret Mead. C. 1964, New York: Random House. 1 item. 93 p. Note: Paperback.
    • Folder h
      National Geographic Magazine v. 193, no. 1 (January 1998) Amelia Earhart, by Virginia Morrell, p. 112. 1 item. 73 p. Note: Periodical
    • Folder i
      New York Evening Post (8/25/1932) with headline "Miss Earhart Crosses U. S. in Non-Stop Hop," 1 item. 6 p. Note: Needs re-hosuing.
    • Folder j
      Parlin, John. Amelia Earhart: A Discovery Book. Illustrated by Anthony D'Adamo. C 1962, Champaign, IL: Garrard Publishing Company. 1 item. 41 p.
    • Folder k
      Putnam, George Palmer. Soaring Wings: A Biography of Amelia Earhart. C. 1939 by Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc. Published by Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York, NY. First edition. 1 item. 148 p. Note: Hardback.
    • Folder l
      Quackenbush, Robert. Clear the Cow Pasture, I'm Coming in for a Landing! A Story of Amelia Earhart. C 1990. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-671-685548-1. 1 item. 1 item 19 p.
    • Folder m
      Rich, Doris L. A Biography: Amelia Earhart with a foreword by Jeana Yeager. C. 1989 by the Smithsonian Insititution. ISBN 0-87474-836-4 1 item. 162 p.
    • Folder n
      Sabin, Francene. Amelia Earhart: Adventure in the Sky. Illustrated by Karen Milone. C 1983, Mahwah, NJ: Troll Associates. ISBN 0-89375-840-X. 1 item. 24 p. Note: Paperback.
    • Folder o
      Seibert, Jerry. Amelia Earhart: First Lady of the Air. Illustrated by Marvin Friedman. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company c 1960. 1 item. 98 p.
    • Folder p
      Shore, Nancy. American Women of Achievement: Amelia Earhart. C 1987 New York: Chelsea House Publishers ISBN 1-55546-651-6. 1 item. 57 p.
    • Folder q
      Southern, Neta Snook. I Taught Amelia to Fly. C 1974, New York: Vantage Press. ISBN 533-01161-2. Note: Autographed by the author. 1 item. 87 p.
    • Folder r
      Thayer, James Stewart. The Earhart Betrayal: A Novel. C 1980. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons ISBN -399-12485-3. 1 item. 163 p.
    • Folder s
      Tonn, Maryjane Hooper, editor. Women in America: The illustrated story of their interests and achievements from colonial days to the present. C. 1975 Millwaukee, WI: Ideals Publishing Corp. 1 item. 40 p.
    • Folder t
      Wade, Mary Dodson. Amelia Earhart: Flying for Adventure. C 1992. Brookfield, CT: The Millbrook Press. ISBN 1-56294-763-X. 1 item. 24 p. Note: Paperback.

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