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Nina L. Paxton Papers, 1937-1970

COLLECTION OVERVIEW

REPOSITORY:

Southern Appalachian Archives, Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, Mars Hill University

COLLECTION TITLE:

Nina L. Paxton Papers, 1937-1970

COLLECTION NUMBER:

00010

CREATOR:

Nina Lear Margaret Paxton (Mrs. C.B. Paxton)

LANGUAGE OF MATERIAL:

Material in English

EXTENT:

0.5 linear feet

LOCATION:

These materials are located in the Southern Appalachian Archives in Renfro Library, Mars Hill University. For assistance, please call (828) 689-1262 or e-mail archives@mhu.edu.

ABSTRACT:

This is the collection of Nina Paxton's correspondence, personal accounts, and newspaper and magazine articles related to her hearing Amelia Earhart's distress calls on her short-wave radio in Ashland, Kentucky, after Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan disappeared in the Pacific on July 2, 1937.