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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Records Regarding the Loss
of Amelia Earhart,

Scope and Content Note

This material, which includes photocopies of documents held in other depositories as well as some original records, contains files collected by the Naval Investigative Service, US Coast Guard, the Hydrographic Office, the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, and the Secretary of the Navy, as well as scattered records contributed by private individuals. All aspects of the Earhart case are covered in the collection, including her final flight, the initial search, and official investigations since 1937 that sought to evaluate the various theories of her disappearance. Microfilm copies of these documents are also available.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Records Regarding the Loss of Amelia Earhart, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


4 cubic feet

3 July 2003