By Mary A. Sego
Primary Creator: Minton, Joseph P.
Extent: 0.2 Cubic feet. More info below.
Date Acquired: 10/13/2010
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Use Restrictions: Purdue University per deed of gift.
Acquisition Source: Donation received from Joseph P. Minton.
Processing Information: All materials have been housed in polyester sleeves, acid-free folders, and acid-free boxes. Some newspaper clippings have been photocopied for preservation purposes.
1. “Second Careers – Colonel Who Soloed At 16 Directs Airline,” Air Force Times(Weekend) February 19, 1969 [includes photograph of Joseph P. Minton with “new officers of the Purdue Aero Club,” in sleeve with clipping is a black and white photo, 3 ½” x 5 1/2” of Minton in Air Force uniform with two Air Force officers and two civilians]
2. “Local Bomber Crew Takes ‘Outsiders’ on SAC Mission: 380th BW develops visual demonstration,” circa 1960s [includes photo of Minton with 3 other men, no publication information available]
3. “Jet Travel for Class Trips Key to Unknown for Pupils,” by Paul Lybrook, Saturday Evening, January 31, 1970, [no other publication information available, includes photo of Robert Q. Calloway, president of Imperial Equipment Corporation and Joseph P. Minton, Purdue Airlines president]
4. “Purdue Airlines and The DC-9s: PAI Completes First Full Business Year,” Tuesday Evening, January 27, 1970 [on original, one photocopy, no publication information available]
5. “Business – Purdue Airlines Chief Is Angry,” Tuesday, September 10, 1970 [no publication information available]
6. “Purdue Airlines To Terminate DC9 Jet Operation April 30,” by Charles W. McClure, 1970 [one original copy and one photocopy, no publication information available]
7. Newspaper photo with caption, “For Sale,” Lafayette Journal and Courier, Tuesday Evening, March 23, 1971[one of Purdue’s DC-9s on runway, one original and one copy]
8. Peanuts cartoon, circa 1970s [depicts Charlie Brown trying to fly a kite, then it crashes; no publication information available, one copy and one original]
9. “Part of Purdue Airline Jet Fleet,” photograph of jet with caption, 1969 [no publication information available]
10. “Purdue Airlines Put In Tailspin By Route Limits,” by John H. Lyst, Business and Industry section, Wednesday, March 24, 1971 [no publication information available]