Indiana Aviation Scrapbooks
V 405
4 scrapbooks
Manuscript Section, Indiana Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Amy L. Baskette, 1999

Biographical Note:

 This is a collection of newspaper clippings regarding Indiana Aviation from 1839-1993.  They were compiled by William Thumma, who wrote Early Aviation in Indiana.

 Scope and Content Note:

 This collection contains four scrapbooks with newspaper and magazine clippings about aviation in Indiana as well as obituaries of Indiana pilots.

Volume Listing:

Volume 1

Index, clippings and stories from Anderson, Auburn, Brazil, Elwood, Evansville and Farmland

Volume 2

Clippings and stories from Fort Wayne, Frankfort, Gary Huntingburg, Huntington, and Indiana

Volume 3

Clippings and stories for Indianapolis, Kokomo and Lafayette

Volume 4

Clippings and stories from Mentone, Memphis, Muncie, Portland, Richmond, South Bend, Terre Haute, Vincennes, Wabash, and Winchester

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

4 scrapbooks (3 ring binders)

Collection Dates:



William Thumma, Elwood, IN



Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.

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Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.