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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings

Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Names:
Nauticos Corporation  Search this
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937  Search this
Noonan, Frederick  Search this
Extent:
5 Cubic feet (Four record center boxes.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1959-1998
Summary:
This donation consists of 156 separate interviews or sound sources collected by Elgen Long while he was researching and writing his book, Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved which promotes the theory that Amelia Earhart's aircraft came to rest at the bottom of the ocean near Howland Island.
This collection is in English.
Scope and Contents:
The donation consists of 156 separate interviews or sound sources, some comprising two or more tape sides. Most of them are interviews conducted by Long, including interviews with: crew members of the Coast Guard Cutter Itasca; Naval and Coast Guard officials; mechanics and engineers involved in the maintenance of Earhart's aircraft; New Guinea and Australia residents and radio operators; friends, family and associates of Earhart and Noonan; and advocates of alternative disappearance theories. There are also radio interviews and a few movie soundtracks and miscellaneous items. The total running time of the collection is 13,209 minutes (220sca hours). This donation also includes a hard drive which holds 387 audio files in .mp3 or .mp4 format (each file is an interview with the possibility of multiple interviews per tape).
Arrangement:
Arrangement by donor.
Biographical / Historical:
Elgen Long collected oral recordings, both interviews and sound sources, while he was researching and writing his book, Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved which promotes the theory that Amelia Earhart's aircraft came to rest at the bottom of the ocean near Howland Island. These tapes were also used throughout Long's partnership with David W. Jourdan, founder of the deep-sea exploration company Nauticos, during their three attempts to locate Earhart's aircraft on the ocean floor (2002, 2006, and 2017).
Provenance:
David Jourdan, Gift, 2020, NASM.2020.0025
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Underwater exploration  Search this
Flights around the world  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews -- 1950-2000
Sound recordings -- Audiotapes -- Audio cassettes -- Music
Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2020.0025
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Amelia Earhart Recordings

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref1

AudioIt-000010943 - Elgen Long, radio interview KMDX

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref10

AudioIt-000010731 - Ruckins D. 'Bo' McKneeley (Tape 1 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref100

AudioIt-000010733 - Ruckins D. "Bo" McKneeley (Tape 2 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref101

AudioIt-000010735 - Cdr. Robert W. Findley (Tape 1 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref102

AudioIt-000010737 - Mildred Eisenhardt "Mil" Manning

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref103

AudioIt-000010738 - Elgen Long

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref104

AudioIt-000010740 - Charles S. Blake

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref105

AudioIt-000010741 - Katherine A. "Kay" Brick

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref106

AudioIt-000010742 - Robert Fisk

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref107

AudioIt-000010743 - Joseph Herman Gurr (Tape 1 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref108

AudioIt-000010745 - Joseph Herman Gurr (Tape 2 of 2), William Alexander Gaston and Cdr. Robert W. Findley (Tape 2 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref109

AudioIt-000010944 - Albert Bresnik

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings / Amelia Earhart Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref11

AudioIt-000011003 - Ruckins D. "Bo" McKneeley (Tape 2 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings / Amelia Earhart Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref110

AudioIt-000010712 - Margaret Lewis "Peg"' Putnam

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref111

AudioIt-000010747 - Elgen Long (Tape 1 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings / Amelia Earhart Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref112

AudioIt-000010749 - Elgen Long (Tape 2 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref113

AudioIt-000010751 - Ian Willis, Robert Iredale, Elgen Long

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref114

AudioIt-000010752 - James A. "Jim" Collopy

Collection Creator:
Jourdan, David W.  Search this
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings, NASM.2020.0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
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Archival Repository:
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ead_component:sova-nasm-2020-0025-ref115

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