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Purdue University, Home To Largest Amelia Earhart Collection

Last updated on Friday, October 23, 2009

(WEST LAFAYETTE, IN) - A movie about female aviator Amelia Earhart opens today nationwide.

Purdue University is home to the world's largest compilation of Earhart-related papers, memorabilia and artifacts.

The collection includes documents related to Earhart's 1932 solo Atlantic flight, her second and fatal attempt at a world flight in 1937, and items related to her time at Purdue.

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