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Faith Wayne Pearson papers



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Photograph, circa 1995

Clippings (Photocopies), circa 1940-1980

Clippings (Originals): circa 1941-1944

Book: The Faith Wayne Pearson Story

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Faith Wayne Pearson papers, 1940-2000 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

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Collection Overview

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Predominant Dates:1940s

Primary Creator: Pearson, Faith Wayne (1921-)

Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet. More info below.


This collection has been arranged into two folders:

Folder 1: Photographs, Clippings, and Speech, circa 1940 - circa 2000

Folder 2:  Book, The Faith Wayne Story, circa 2000

Date Acquired: 04/18/2011. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Women's Archives at Purdue University, Women--Employment, Women--History, Women air pilots

Languages: English


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 autobiography, The Faith Wayne Pearson story.

Subject/Index Terms

Women's Archives at Purdue University
Women air pilots

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Accruals: One addition, recieved 8/15/2011.

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 folders

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for access.

Use Restrictions: To the extent that she owns copyright, the donor has assigned the copyright in her works to the Archives.  Copyright in some items in this collection may be held by their respective authors.

Acquisition Source: Faith Wayne Pearson

Acquisition Method: Donate recieved via U.S. mail.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Item 1: Photograph, circa 1995],
[Item 2: Clippings (Photocopies), circa 1940-1980],
[Item 3: Clippings (Originals): circa 1941-1944],
[Item 4: Book: The Faith Wayne Pearson Story],