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Joseph P. Minton collection of Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Airlines Inc. historical material

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Detailed Description

Photographs, 1969-1970

Newspaper Clippings, 1960s-1971

Hugh Hefner's "The Big Bunny," 1970

Brochures, Annual Reports, Stationery, Performance Reports, 1969-1971

Aviation Daily Articles, 1968-1974

"1st Working Papers" and Historical Documents, 1969-2010



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Joseph P. Minton collection of Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Airlines Inc. historical material, 1960-2010 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Mary A. Sego

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Collection Overview

Title: Joseph P. Minton collection of Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Airlines Inc. historical material, 1960-2010Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1969-1971

Primary Creator: Minton, Joseph P.

Extent: 0.2 Cubic feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 10/13/2010

Subjects: Aeronautics, Flight Archives at Purdue University, Flight training--Indiana, Purdue Aeronautical Corporation, Purdue Airlines, Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae

Forms of Material: Annual reports, Clippings (Information artifacts), Photographic prints, Reports

Languages: English

Abstract

Photographs, newspaper clippings, clippings about Hugh Hefner’s plane “Big Bunny” DC-9 housed at the Purdue University airport, Purdue Airlines annual reports and performance reports, 1969-1971, 1st working papers, and pages from Aviation Daily, relating to Purdue Airlines Incorporated and miscellaneous historical documents.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Joseph P. Minton collection of Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Airlines Inc. historical material (1960s-2010; 0.2 cubic feet) documents Joseph P. Minton’s tenure as president of Purdue University Airlines, Incorporated, 1969-1971.  Included among the material are photographs, newspaper clippings, info on Hugh Hefner’s plane, “The Big Bunny,” housed and maintained at the Purdue airport, brochures, annual reports, stationery, performance reports, Aviation Daily articles concerning Purdue Airlines, 1st working papers and miscellaneous historical documents, some written by Joseph P. Minton.  The collection is organized into six folders, relating to type of material.

Subject/Index Terms

Aeronautics
Flight Archives at Purdue University
Flight training--Indiana
Purdue Aeronautical Corporation
Purdue Airlines
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 small mss box

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.

Other URL: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/fa/pdf/minton_j.pdf


Box and Folder Listing


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[Folder 1: Photographs, 1969-1970],
[Folder 2: Newspaper Clippings, 1960s-1971],
[Folder 3: Hugh Hefner's "The Big Bunny," 1970],
[Folder 4: Brochures, Annual Reports, Stationery, Performance Reports, 1969-1971],
[Folder 5: Aviation Daily Articles, 1968-1974],
[Folder 6: "1st Working Papers" and Historical Documents, 1969-2010],
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