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The Earhart Project Archives: Finding Aid by Subject

Please note: We commonly run Bulletins as TIGHAR Tracks articles and vice versa. However, many of the Bulletins have additional photos, and/or photos in color. Items with identical titles may or may not be identical.


Amelia Earhart Bio Fred Noonan Bio Project Summaries Nikumaroro and Regional Background
The World Flight The Final Flight The 1937 Search The Castaway
Radio Distress Calls Jacobson Database Airplane Search Artifacts
Expeditions The Seven Site Other Theories Press & Publications
  Title Date Subject Source Type
  Testing the Hypothesis Aug 1989 Summary of the project philosophy before Niku I. TIGHAR Tracks
  Finding Amelia Nov 1989 Summary of findings and thoughts about Niku I. TIGHAR Tracks
  Summary of Evidence Apr 1991 Evidence as of 1991. TIGHAR Tracks
 

Evidence, Conclusions, and Expectations

Sep 1991 Summary of findings and conclusions for Niku II. TIGHAR Tracks
  A Promise of Certainty Dec 1991 Philosophical approach to the problem. TIGHAR Tracks
  We Did It Mar 1992 Summary of findings TIGHAR Tracks
  The Dawn of Reason Jan 1993 U.S. Naval Institute conference TIGHAR Tracks
  Naval Engagement Jun 1993 Report of U.S. Naval Institute conference TIGHAR Tracks
  Hit or Myth Jun 1994 Comparison of mysteries TIGHAR Tracks
  The Any-Idiot Artifact Sep 1995 What it takes to solve the mystery TIGHAR Tracks
  Sixty Years is Long Enough to Wait Dec 1995 Project update TIGHAR Tracks

 

Finding Amelia Sep 1996 Summary of research TIGHAR Tracks
  Clues and Conclusions Sep 1996 Summary 1996 TIGHAR Tracks
  Completing the Puzzle Sep 1997 Summary 1997 TIGHAR Tracks
  Amelia Earhart Search Conference Report Jul 1998 Report on conference preceding Niku IIII Bulletin
  Turning of the Tide Dec 1998 Summary 1998 TIGHAR Tracks
  The TIGHAR Hypothesis Sep 1999 Summary 1999 TIGHAR Tracks
  FAQs Sep 1999 Frequently asked questions TIGHAR Tracks
  Amelia Earhart and the Loch Ness Monster Sep 2002 Philosophy and similarities TIGHAR Tracks
  Hard Evidence Sep 2003 Review of evidence to date TIGHAR Tracks
  Summary of Evidence Jan 2004 Further review and summary TIGHAR Tracks
  How We Do It Jan 2004 Top ten research priorities TIGHAR Tracks
  A Short History of a Long Project Jul 2007 A look back and forward TIGHAR Tracks
  Smoking Guns Oct 2008 Discussion of evidence TIGHAR Tracks
  Where is the Electra? Feb 2010 Evidence summary TIGHAR Tracks
  Where is the Electra? Feb 2010 Three part summary of the theory Bulletin

  Biographical Treatment Apr 2009 Ethnic background, education, and aviation accomplishments Research Paper

  PanAm Memo Apr 1935 Internal PanAm memo by Noonan describing his navigational methods Document
  The Helen Day Collection 1937 Letters from Noonan to Helen Day during flight Documents
  Noonan-Pallette Letter Jun 1937 Letter from Noonan to Eugene Pallette Document
  Agreed-Upon Lies Sep 1992 Fred Noonan and drinking TIGHAR Tracks
  The Noonan Project May 1998 Tracing Noonan’s life and career TIGHAR Tracks
  Fred Noonan, Sea Captain Sep 1998 Summary of Noonan’s seafaring days Bulletin
  Fred Noonan Oct 2000 Sailor, aviator, world flight Research Paper

  Report 487 Jun 1936 Range study of the Electra by Kelly Johnson Document
  Cone to Putnam Oct 1936 Requiring Earhart to get an instrument rating prior to the flight Document
  Earhart to Pres. Roosevelt Nov 1936 Requesting approval for in-flight refueling Document
  Bastado to CNO Nov 1936 Memo informing CNO that the President wished Navy to cooperate with Earhart Document
  Memo, COMAIRFOR to CinCUSF Nov 1936 Detailing difficulties with in-flight refueling Document
  Wynne-Campbell Letter Dec 1936 Discussing plans for runway on Howland Document
  Kelly Johnson Telegrams Mar 1937 Telegrams discussing power management procedures Document
  Luke Field Inventory Mar 1937 Inventory of aircraft following wreck at Luke Field Document
  Luke Field Crash Report Mar 1937 Official crash report of the wreck at Luke Field Document
  True Letter Apr 1937 Weather forecasts for Honolulu-Howland leg Document
  Boutelle to Earhart Apr 1937 Violation letter for failing to report Luke Field accident Document
  Hampton, Interior, to Black Apr 1937 DOI arrangements for flight Document
  Putnam to Southgate May 1937 Change of direction and route Document
  Putnam to Leahy May 1937 Change of direction and route Document
  Southgate to Putnam May 1937 New letter of authority necessary due to changed route Document
  Johnson, Commerce, to Putnam May 1937 New letter of authority Document
  BAC Inspection Report May 1937 Aircraft inspection report on Electra on emerging from repairs Document
  Waesche-Putnam Letter Jun 1937 USCG Adm Waesche to Putnam agreeing to place a vessel at Howland Document
  Hampton, Interior, to Putnam Jun 1937 Noting itinerary and appropriations problems Document
  Putnam to Hampton, Interior Jun 1937 Tentative schedule for flight Document
  Putnam to Johnson, Commerce Jun 1937 Requesting contact information for Bill Miller Document
  Johnson, Commerce, to Putnam Jun 1937 Miller’s schedule and lack of availability Document
  Putnam to Hampton, Interior Jun 1937 Logistical arrangements for Lae-Howland leg Document
  Hampton, Interior, to Putnam Jun 1937 Requesting radio information and arrival estimate Howland Document
  Putnam to Hampton, Interior Jun 1937 Radio schedule and frequencies Document
  Putnam to Hampton, Interior Jun 1937 Date expected in Lae Document
  Notes from Flight Jun 1937 Handwritten notes between Earhart and Noonan Document
  Abbott/Collins, Darwin Aug 1937 Letter explaining malfunction of DF due to blown fuse Document
  Waesch to Gibbons May 1938 Memo recapping in-flight communication Document
  Caution: History Under Construction Feb 1995 Putting together the history articles TIGHAR Tracks
  The Earhart Electra: A Star is Born May 1995 First installment in evolution of Earhart’s aircraft TIGHAR Tracks
  The Earhart Electra: Around the World Sep 1995 Second installment in evolution of Earhart’s aircraft TIGHAR Tracks
  Stand By Dec 1995 Unable to finish evolution project – cockpit TIGHAR Tracks
  The Electra Radios Oct 2000 A technical analysis of the Western Electric Radio communications equipment installed on board Lockheed Electra NR16020 Research Paper
  The World Flight, First Attempt Oct 2000 Oakland to Honolulu Research Paper
  The World Flight, Second Attempt I Oct 2000 Communications and coordination Research Paper
  The World Flight, Second Attempt II Oct 2000 Intended route to Howland Research Paper
  The World Flight, Second Attempt III Oct 2000 Weather Research Paper
  The Kelly Johnson Telegrams Mar 2001 Telegrams discussing power management procedures TIGHAR Tracks
  The Miami Cockpit Photo Feb 2009 Analysis of photo and HFDF Bulletin
  What Might We Expect to Find, and Where Should We Look For It? Feb 2010 Structure of the aircraft TIGHAR Tracks
  The Fuel System of NR16020 Nov 2011 Photos and schematics of the changing fuel system. Research Bulletin #61

  Kamakaiwi Journal Jul 1937 Excerpt from James Kamakaiwi's journal, kept on Howland Island Document
  The Chater Report Jul 1937 Letter from Eric Chater concerning events in Lae, including fueling report Document
  Report of Tenth Cruise to the American Equatorial Islands Jul 1937 Richard Black’s report, excerpted. Document
  The Collopy Letter Aug 1937 Letter to Civil Aviation Board concerning events in Lae Document
  The Cooper Report Aug 1937 Air Corp’s representative aboard Itasca Document
  Lost and Found Mar 1992 The discovery of the Chater Report TIGHAR Tracks
  For Want of a Nail Dec 1993 Loss of the belly antenna TIGHAR Tracks
  Dead Zone Oct 1994 Earhart’s radio difficulties TIGHAR Tracks
  Things Not Said Dec 1995 The Itasca radio log TIGHAR Tracks
  Log Jam Sep 1996 Analysis of the Itasca Radio Log TIGHAR Tracks
  The Lost Antenna Dec 1999 Analysis of film and photo showing missing antenna Bulletin
  Landing on the Reef Jul 2000 Where and how could the Electra be landed Bulletin
  The Lost Antenna II Aug 2000 Are the pitot tubes bent? Bulletin
  A Lae Gallery Sep 2000 Photos of the Lae airfield Bulletin
  The Final Flight I Oct 2000 Lae to midpoint Research Paper
  The Final Flight II Oct 2000 Midpoint to the vicinity of Howland Island Research Paper
  The Final Flight III Oct 2000 At Howland Island Research Paper
  The Final Flight IV Oct 2000 The airplane returns to earth Research Paper
  The Final Flight V Oct 2000 Reconstruction Research Paper
  A Landing on the Reef Nov 2000 Analysis of the reef flat TIGHAR Tracks
  We Are On the Line 157 337 ... Mar 2002 Explanation of LOP navigation TIGHAR Tracks
  The Radio Logs of the USCGC Itasca Jun 2002 Complete logs and analysis Bulletin
  New Discovery Feb 2007 Carey diaries and photos TIGHAR Tracks
  The 3105 Donut Oct 2008 In-flight radio signals TIGHAR Tracks
  Maladaptive Behavior in Survivors Dec 2012 Analysis of stress effects on survivors of crises Research Paper
  Behavioral and Psychological Analyses of Amelia Earhart’s Final Flight Feb 2016 Analysis of stress effects and probably outcomes during Earhart's final flight. Research Paper

  State Department Memo Jul 1937 Notes on offer of Japanese assistance in search Document
  William Short Letter Jul 1937 Letter home from Colorado pilot concerning search Document
  Lambrecht’s Report Jul 1937 Senior Aviator’s search report Document
  Colorado News Sheets Jul 1937 Informal news reports from which the Lookout was published Documents
  The Colorado Lookout Jul 1937 Issue reporting on search Document
  The Colorado Log Jul 1937 Log book of U.S.S. Colorado Document
  The Howland Radio Log Jul 1937 Radio log kept on Howland Island Document
  The Itasca Deck Log Jul 1937 USCGC Itasca deck log Document
  Itasca Radio Log 1 Jul 1937 Radio log, position 1 Document
  Itasca Radio Log 2 Jul 1937 Radio log, position 2 Document
  Itasca Radio Log, Raw Jul 1937 Raw log of position 2 Document
  Report of Earhart Search by Admiral Murfin Jul 1937 Prefacing report by Murfin to the collected reports of the ships’ commanders during the Earhart search Document
  Friedell’s Report Jul 1937 Captain of the Colorado, formal report Document
  Captain Dowell’s Report Jul 1937 Captain of the Lexington Group, formal report Document
  Noyes Report Jul 1937 Captain of the USS Lexington, formal report Document
  Thompson Cruise Report Jul 1937 Captain of the USCGC Itasca, cruise report Document
  Thompson Radio Transcripts Jul 1937 Transcripts (often inaccurate) of radio traffic sent and received by Itasca Document
  A Letter Home from Sid Harvey Jul 1937 Flying boat pilot’s letter home concerning PBY rescue attempt Document
  The Carey Diary Jul 1937 Journal kept by a journalism student aboard Itasca during search Document
  The Carey Photographs Jul 1937 Photos accompanying the journal Document
  The Carey Article Jul 1937 Newspaper article written on Carey’s return Document
  MacIntyre Memo Jul 1937 To Pres. Roosevelt concerning Gene Vidal Document
  Putnam to MacIntyre July 1937 Thanks and query re Japanese participation Document
  The Brines Letter Aug 1937 Letter from a participating journalist Document
  Kenner Letter Aug 1937 Letter from Frank Kenner, XO aboard Itasca Document
  Memorandum From J. Farley Dec 1937 Approving communication plan proposal for joint rescue ops Document
  Pan American Airways Report on Proposed Joint Rescue Plans Mar 1938 Critique of proposed plan Document
  Memorandum, Accident Analysis Section May 1938 Memo from Lankford closing file on case Document
  An Avalanche of Psychics Dec 1939 Article from Popular Aviation on psychics’ input on search Document
  Interview with John Lambrecht 1970s Written questions from Goerner and answers from Lambrecht Document
  Goerner to King, Letter Feb 1992 Information concerning what Lambrecht saw Document
  An Answering Wave Jun 1992 Why the Navy didn’t find Amelia Earhart TIGHAR Tracks
  An Answering Wave Mar 1999 Why the Navy didn’t find Amelia Earhart TIGHAR Tracks
  The Search I Oct 2000 The first twenty-four hours Research Paper
  The Search II Oct 2000 The Itasca search Research Paper
  The Search III Oct 2000 The Colorado search Research Paper
  The Search IV Oct 2000 The Lexington search Research Paper
  The Search V Oct 2000 Search maps Research Paper
  The Island of Katagateman Nov 2003 British Colonial contributions to the search for Amelia Earhart, 1937 Bulletin
  New Discovery Feb 2007 Carey diaries and photos TIGHAR Tracks
  Last Words Apr 2007 Analysis of the 0843 message from Earhart Bulletin

  Betty’s Notebook Jul 1937 Scans of notebook and discussion Document
  Pan American Airways Memos Jul 1937 Internal memoranda describing attempts at direction finding on post-loss signals Documents
  Goerner to Hathaway, Letters Aug 1970 Letters between John Hathaway and Fred Goerner concerning Betty’s notebook and recollections Document
  Cosmic Significance Sep 1993 The 281 message TIGHAR Tracks
  Mabel Duncklee Letters Aug 1990 Letters from Mabel Duncklee telling story of hearing Earhart Document
  “This Is Amelia Earhart” Oct 2000 First report on Betty’s Notebook TIGHAR Tracks
  Evaluating Betty’s Notebook Oct 2000 Forum posting by John Pratt offering ways of looking at the notebook Bulletin
  Organizing the Argument Oct 2000 Analysis of Betty’s Notebook TIGHAR Tracks
  Other Ears Oct 2000 Calls heard by others TIGHAR Tracks
  The Post-Loss Radio Signals Oct 2000 Discussion of particular post-loss messages Research Paper
  Post-Loss Radio Signals: Technical Analysis Oct 2000 Models, technical background, methods, and assumptions Research Paper
  The Girl Who Heard Amelia Nov 2000 More analysis of Betty’s Notebook TIGHAR Tracks
  Propagation Analysis Nov 2000 First technical analysis of Betty’s Notebook TIGHAR Tracks
  Disqualifying References? Nov 2000 Analysis of contents of notebook TIGHAR Tracks
  Occult References Nov 2000 Discussion of obscure contents of notebook TIGHAR Tracks
  Betty’s Notebook – Update Dec 2000 First mention of comprehensive analysis of radio messages TIGHAR Tracks
  Could Betty Have Heard Amelia Earhart on a Harmonic? Feb 2001 Abbreviated version of Project Bulletin TIGHAR Tracks
  Could Betty Have Heard Amelia Earhart on a Harmonic? Mar 2001 Computer simulation analysis of harmonics by Bob Brandenburg Bulletin
  The Suitcase In My Closet May 2003

Notation in Betty’s Notbook

TIGHAR Tracks
  Ship On Reef Oct 2005 Dana Randolph reception TIGHAR Tracks
  Harmony and Power (revised) Jun 2006 Could Betty have heard Amelia Earhart on a harmonic? Research Paper
  WE-13C Transmitter Harmonic Power Output Jun 2006 Computations of harmonic output from Earhart’s transmitter Research Paper
  The Radio Riddle June 2006 Two major questions concerning the radio signals answered. Research Paper
  Analysis of Radio Direction Finder Bearings in the Search for Amelia Earhart Aug 2006 Complete analysis of RDF bearings taken on radio signals during the Earhart search Research Paper
  Post-Loss Signal Statistics with Tide Information Aug 2006 Probability tables referencing post-loss signal strength and tidal levels at Nikumaroro. Research Paper
  The Post-Loss Radio Signals Jul 2009 Overview and bearings TIGHAR Tracks
  The Post-Loss Signal Catalog Sep 2011 Catalog and analysis. Research Paper


  The Wreck of the Norwich City Sep 1929 Board of Trade Inquiry into the wreck Documents
  The Lambrecht Photo Jul 1937 Photo of Nikumaroro taken by John Lambrecht Document
  HMS Leith Report Sep 1937 Delivery of new radio equipment to Hull Document
  Colonization of the Phoenix Islands by H.E. Maude Oct 1937 Official report by Maude of the visit to the Phoenix Islands Document
  Eric Bevington’s Journal Oct 1937 Survey of Nikumaroro by Bevington and Maude Document
  New Zealand Survey Expedition, General 1938 Aviation survey report Documents
  New Zealand Survey Expedition: Gardner 1938 Aviation survey report of Gardner Documents
  New Zealand Survey Expedition: Photos 1938 Aviation survey report, photographs Documents
  M.H. Hay’s Journal 1938+ Narrative of one participant in the N.Z. survey Document
  U.S.S. Bushnell Survey 1939 Cartographic study Wiki article
  The Tarawa Archives 1939 & ff. Documents from the archives in Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati Documents
  Irving Johnson, Capt. Yankee Jun 1940 Yacht Yankee’s cruise of Gilbert and Ellice Islands looking for Earhart Document
  Gallagher’s Eighth Progress Report Oct 1940 Report filed before the bones were found Document
  Gallagher’s Ninth Progress Report Jan 1941 Report filed after the bones were found Document
  A Letter to Gallagher 1941 Letter to Gallagher from home Document
  MacPherson’s Report 1941 Description of Gerald Gallagher’s last days Document
  Gerald Gallagher’s Effects 1941 Packing lists of Gallagher's stuff from Nikumaroro Document
  A Gallagher Gallery 1930-41 Photos of Gerald Gallagher Document
  “Nikumaroro” by P.B. Laxton 1951 Article by Lands Commissioner for G&E Colony Document
  “The Colonization of the Phoenix Islands” by H.E. Maude 1968 Chapter on Nikumaroro and the Phoenix Islands from Of Islands and Men Document
  Letter from Yau Fai Lum Jan 1989 To Tom Gannon, detailing his experiences as radio operator on Howland Document
  Letters to and from Harry Maude 1990-1997 Dealing primarily with the history of the island Letters
  First on the Scene Mar 1992 Interview with Eric Bevington TIGHAR Tracks
  Paradise Lost Sep 1996 A history of Nikumaroro TIGHAR Tracks
  Context: The Phoenix Islands Settlement Scheme Sep 1999 A brief history of the area TIGHAR Tracks
  Mrs. O’Brian Sep 1999 Interview with Otiria O'Brian and discussion TIGHAR Tracks
  The Carpenter’s Daughter Sep 1999 Interview with Emily Sikuli and discussion TIGHAR Tracks
  Interview Transcripts Sep 1999 Transcripts TIGHAR Tracks
  Foua Tofinga Letter Oct 1999 Letter translating words said to have been seen written in the sand at Sydney Document
  Gallagher of Nikumaroro Aug 2000 The last expansion of the British Empire Bulletin
  The Islands of the Japanese Mandate in 1937 Oct 2000 History and development of the islands held by the Japanese Empire in the Pacific in 1937 Research Paper
  The American Equatorial and Phoenix Islands Oct 2000 History of the Phoenix and equatorial islands, including the Battle of Canton Island Research Paper
  McKean Island Oct 2000 Description and analysis of McKean Island. Research Paper
  To Look Down Like a Frigate Bird May 2001 Description of satellite imagery TIGHAR Tracks
  Clues From Maps Apr 2002 Administrative maps during Colonial period TIGHAR Tracks
  The Wreck of the Norwich City Aug 2006 Narrative of the wreck and rescue Research Paper
  Ethnohistory of Nikumaroro Jan 2009 The Nikumaroro Colony: Social Organization and Social History Wiki article
  Place Names on Nikumaroro Jan 2009 Maps and place names on Niku Wiki article
  Location and Geology of Nikumaroro Dec 2009 Physical characteristics of the island Wiki article
  Hiding in Plain Sight Apr 2010 Photograph taken by Eric Bevington may show wreckage Bulletin
  “Better Than Average Luck” Sep 2012 Landing the Electra on the reef at Nikumaroro Bulletin
  Lost and Found Jul 2013 Finding of 1938 photos in RNZAF archives Bulletin
  Bevington Object Update Sep 2013 New evidence for Bevington photo Bulletin

  ...Nor Any Drop to Drink Sep 1990 First correspondence from Dick Evans re: water collection device TIGHAR Tracks
  A Whole New Beach Party Sep 1992 Photographic evidence at the Seven Site TIGHAR Tracks
  Kanawa Point Dec 1998 Looking for the right place TIGHAR Tracks
  Signs of Recent Habitation? Feb 2000 Photos of trails around Seven Site Bulletin
  The “7” Site Jun 2000 Initial discussion of the Seven Site Bulletin
  The 7 Site Sep 2000 Full discussion of the Seven Site TIGHAR Tracks
  Not-So-Happy Trails Dec 2000 Trails around Seven Site TIGHAR Tracks
  Mysteries of the Seven Site Nov 2001 Discussion of the Seven Site and artifacts TIGHAR Tracks
  A New Mystery Nov 2001 The G feature TIGHAR Tracks
  Seven Site Research Report Apr 2002 Events at the Seven Site TIGHAR Tracks
  Hypotheses Apr 2002 Evolution of the Seven Site TIGHAR Tracks
  Jigsaw Puzzle May 2008 Making sense of the Seven Site TIGHAR Tracks
  Approaching the Seven Site Feb 2010 Archaeological plan for the Seven Site TIGHAR Tracks

  Lee & Pearson, background materials Jun 1897 Background calculations and graphs Documents
  The Pearson Paper Jun 1898 Information used by D.W. Hoodless in measuring the bones Documents
  Bones Chronology 1940-41 Known events and correspondence in file Documents
  The Floyd Kilts Story Jul 1960 San Diego Tribune article Documents
  Bones Mar 1990 The Floyd Kilts Story TIGHAR Tracks
  New Evidence Sep 1991 Corroboration of bones story TIGHAR Tracks
  Looking in the Right Place Jun 1994 The Floyd Kilts Story TIGHAR Tracks
  The Gilligan Hypothesis Sep 1995 More suspicions about a castaway TIGHAR Tracks
  A View to the Sea Dec 1995 More discussion of a castaway campsite TIGHAR Tracks
  The Castaway of Gardner Island Jul 1997 Discussion of possibility of a castaway Bulletin
  The Castaway of Gardner Island Sep 1997 Analysis of Gallagher’s description TIGHAR Tracks
  The Tarawa File Sep 1997 File of telegrams confirming castaway TIGHAR Tracks
  Skull-Duggery Jun 1998 Proposal for forensic photographic work Bulletin
  Amelia Earhart’s Bones and Shoes? Dec 1998 Forensic anthropology report TIGHAR Tracks and Bulletin
  Where Were the Bones? Sep 1999 Discussion concerning the location of bones TIGHAR Tracks
  Gallagher’s Clues Sep 1999 In depth analysis of Gallagher telegrams TIGHAR Tracks
  Gallagher’s Clues Mar 2000 Expansion of TIGHAR Tracks article Bulletin
  Fiji Bone Search Sep 2003 Excerpts from full bulletin TIGHAR Tracks
  A Moveable Feast Nov 2003 Report on first experiment on Nikumaroro with crabs and bones Bulletin

  Artifact Identification and Analysis Dec 1989 Bookcase and lighter TIGHAR Tracks
  The Grail Aug 1990 Artifact 2-1, the bookcase TIGHAR Tracks
  More on the Lighter Aug 1990 Analysis of the lighter. TIGHAR Tracks
  Bookcase Update Sep 1990 Report on bookcase research TIGHAR Tracks
  As We Go To Press Nov 1990 Bookcase to the FBI labs & other research TIGHAR Tracks
  Solving the Case Jan 1991 Report on FBI research on bookcase TIGHAR Tracks
  The Crash at Sydney Island Dec 1991 Possible source of artifacts on Nikumaroro TIGHAR Tracks
  The NTSB Report on Artifact 2-2-V-1 Mar 1992 Materials analysis of 2-2-V-1 Document
  Artifact 2-2-V-1 Mar 1992 Flat sheet of metal, artifact #2-2-V-1 TIGHAR Tracks
  Artifact 2-2-G-7/1-9 Mar 1992 Discussion of shoes parts from Aukaraime TIGHAR Tracks
  Through the Flak Apr 1992 Rivet patterns on 2-2-V-1 TIGHAR Tracks
  Help Wanted Apr 1992 Looking for help identifying artifacts TIGHAR Tracks
  Matching the Markings Jan 1993 Markings on 2-2-V-1 TIGHAR Tracks
  What’s a Dado Anyway? Sep 1995 Identifying a puzzling artifact TIGHAR Tracks
  The Crash at Sydney Island Mar 1996 B-24 as source of artifacts TIGHAR Tracks
  Part No. 40552 Mar 1996 Plexiglass TIGHAR Tracks
  Found Objects Sep 1996 Review of all artifacts TIGHAR Tracks
  Back to Square One With 2-2-V-1 May 1998 New placement for artifact TIGHAR Tracks
  The Crash at Sydney Island Jul 1998 DC-3 crash at Sydney during WWII Bulletin
  Dating the Label Fragment Aug 1998 Firm i.d. on label fragment from Aukaraime Bulletin
  The Crash at Sydney Island Dec 1998 Identification of aircraft on Sydney TIGHAR Tracks
  The Sextant Box Mystery Jan 1999 Numbers on the sextant box found on Nikumaroro Bulletin
  Amelia’s Fire Extinguisher? Nov 1999 Fire extinguisher found on Nikumaroro Bulletin
  A Shoe Fetish Feb 2001 Are the Aukeraime shoe parts Amelia’s? Bulletin
  A Shoe Fetish Feb 2001 Print version of Bulletin on the shoe parts TIGHAR Tracks
  Further Discoveries Feb 2001 Small artifacts identified TIGHAR Tracks
  A Shoe Fetish, Part II Mar 2001 Print version of Bulletin TIGHAR Tracks
  A Shoe Fetish, Part II Apr 2001 Part 2 of discussions of shoe parts found at Aukeraime Bulletin
  Mysteries of the Seven Site Nov 2001 Discussion of the Seven Site and artifacts TIGHAR Tracks
  Mysteries of the Seven Site Nov 2001 Full discussion of site and artifacts Bulletin
  Artifact Analysis, Step Two Feb 2002 Glass, metal, clips. Bulletin
  Niku IIII: Post-Expedition Analysis Progress Report Feb 2002 Artifact discussion and identification TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku IIII: Post-Expedition Analysis Progress Report 2 Mar 2002 Artifact discussion and identification TIGHAR Tracks
  Research Report Jun 2002 Artifact discussion and identification TIGHAR Tracks
  Secrets of the Knob Jul 2002 Full explanation of the process followed in the identification of the knob. Bulletin
  The Knob That Wasn’t Jul 2002 Discussion of the identification and photos. Bulletin
  The Knob That Wasn’t Sep 2002 Identification of “knob” TIGHAR Tracks
  Breaking News: Wheel of Fortune Jan 2003 Apparent sighting of artifact TIGHAR Tracks
  Wheel of Fortune Jul 2003 Full details of sighting TIGHAR Tracks
  Dados Galore Sep 2003 Discussion of dados TIGHAR Tracks
  Initial Report on the Dado Oct 2003 Analysis of the first dado found Bulletin
  Dados Galore Oct 2003 Further on the first dado, and others Bulletin
  Yes No Maybe Jan 2004 Elimination of bookcase TIGHAR Tracks
  A Shoe Fetish, Part III Feb 2004 Photographic analysis of Earhart’s shoes Bulletin
  The UnDados Oct 2004 Discussion of dado-like objects TIGHAR Tracks
  Detective Story Oct 2006 Dados and discussion TIGHAR Tracks
  Detective Story: Heat Shields Jul 2007 Full report on dados/heat shields Bulletin
  Report: Metal and Glass Oct 2007 Materials analysis of snap, zipper pull, glass, knife bolster Research Report
  So Many Projects, So Much to Report Mar 2008 Artifacts from Niku V TIGHAR Tracks
  Report: Zipper Slider Mar 2008 Report on zipper slider Research Report
  Report: Beige Concretion May 2008 Materials analysis of beige concretion from 7 site Research Report
  Report: Bottle Fragment and Glass May 2008 Materials analysis of bottle bottom and flat glass from the 7 site Research Report
  Report: Artifact 2-8-S-39, red wafers May 2008 Materials analysis of red wafers of possible cosmetic Research Report
  Report: Artifact 2-8-S-40, metal fragment May 2008 Materials analysis of metal fragments, possible compact Research Report
  Artifact 2-8-S-5 May 2008 Artifact report TIGHAR Tracks
  Zooarchaeological Remains Jul 2008 Fish, turtle, bird bone analysis Research Report
  Artifact 2-8-S-3 Jul 2008 Artifact report TIGHAR Tracks
  Archaeological Update Oct 2008 Materials testing, etc. TIGHAR Tracks
  Numbers Game Oct 2008 Sextant box numbers TIGHAR Tracks
  Numbers Game Nov 2008 Further on sextant box numbers Bulletin
  A Piece of the Grail? Aug 2009 Bent metal analysed for History Detectives Bulletin
  The Nessie Hypothesis Apr 2010 Analysis of the artifact shown in the Bevington photo Bulletin
  Niku VI Research Nov 2010 First artifact reports from Niku VI TIGHAR Tracks
  DNA Research Continues Mar 2011 Report on initial results in DNA analysis. Bulletin
  Notion of a Lotion Feb 2012 Report on materials analysis of artifact 2-8-S-2a Bulletin
  A Freckle in Time Sep 2013 Report on analysis of jar shards Research Report
  The Riddle of 2-2-V-1 May 2014 Research on origins of Artifact 2-2-V-1, aluminum sheet Bulletin
  A Smoking Gun? Sep 2014 Report on research on Artfact 2-2-V-1 Bulletin
  The Window, the Patch, & the Artifact Oct 2014 Report of findings on Artifact 2-2-V-1 Bulletin
  Is TIGHAR Artifact 2-2-V-1 from a PBY? Nov 2014 Analysis of Elgen Long's criticism of 2-2-V-1 Bulletin
  Laboratory Report on 2-2-V-1 Feb 2015 Findings of Lehigh Testing Labs on composition of 2-2-V-1 Bulletin
  Fit Analysis, 2-2-V-1 Feb 2015 Analysis of fit of 2-2-V-1 by Jeffrey Neville Bulletin

  Lockheeds, Logos, and Legs Feb 1995 Controversy over magazine article TIGHAR Tracks
  Catch of the Day Sep 1995 Airplane parts seen used as fishing tackle TIGHAR Tracks
  The Canton Engine Sep 1997 Aircraft engine on Kanton TIGHAR Tracks
  I Saw Pieces of an Airplane Sep 1997 Interviews on Funafuti TIGHAR Tracks
  Corroboration Sep 1997 Forensic work confirms interviews TIGHAR Tracks
  Is This Earhart’s Electra? Sep 1997 Wreck photo analysis TIGHAR Tracks
  Photographic Proof or Wishful Thinking? Nov 1997 Wreck photo analysis Bulletin
  The Search for the Canton Engine Jan 1998 Logistics of getting to Kanton Bulletin
  Canton Mission Results Feb 1998 Report on Canton engine Bulletin
  The Pilots Thought I Was Nuts May 1998 Engine on Kanton TIGHAR Tracks
  The Wreck Photo May 1998 More on wreck photo TIGHAR Tracks
  Wreck Photo Update Oct 1998 Elimination of Tachikawa Ki-54 Bulletin
  The Wreck Photo Dec 1998 Working on i.d. of aircraft TIGHAR Tracks
  Forensic Imaging Project Oct 1999 Possible wreckage on reef Bulletin
  Forensic Imaging Preliminary Results Nov 1999 First report on results Bulletin
  Forensic Imaging Project Nov 1999 Further results Bulletin
  Treasure Map Jun 2001 Possibility of wreckage visible in sat photo TIGHAR Tracks
  The Wreck Photo Resolved Nov 2009 Firm identification as Ki-54 Bulletin

  Niku I
  Earhart Project Receives Diplomatic Approval May 1989 First preps for Niku I TIGHAR Tracks
  It’s All Ahead Full For the Earhart Project Jun 1989 Final details for Niku I TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku I Sep 1989 General terrestrial and underwater survey Wiki article
  Niku I Sep 1989 Archaeology of McKean Island Wiki article
  Niku II
  Return to Nikumaroro Jan 1991 Team selection, Niku II TIGHAR Tracks
  Return to Nikumaroro Apr 1991 Plan for search operations, Niku II TIGHAR Tracks
  Departure Sep 1991 Cliffhanger beginning to Niku II TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku II Oct 1991 Side-scan sonar survey; surveys on Aukaraime North and in the village Wiki article
  Niku II Oct 1991 Excavations at Aukaraime South Wiki article
  Niku III
  The Plan for Niku III Jan 1993 Initial over-optimistic planning for Niku III TIGHAR Tracks
  Preparations for Niku III Jun 1993 More over-optimistic planning TIGHAR Tracks
  Ship in Sight Ahead Dec 1993 Even more over-optimistic planning TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku IIIP Feb 1996 Survey on Aukaraime North Wiki article
  Niku III Preliminary Expedition Mar 1996 Full report TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku III: Once And For All Sep 1996 Plans for Niku III TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku III Mar 1997 Lagoon survey Wiki article
  Niku III Mar 1997 Investigations at Aukaraime south and in the village Wiki article
  Hell & High Water Sep 1997 Niku III and storms TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku IIII
  Niku IIII Sep 1997 Plans for Niku IIII TIGHAR Tracks
  Expedition Report: Niku IIIIP Aug 1999 Report of field work on Nikumaroro Bulletin
  Niku IIIIP Sep 1999 Full report of field work, July 1999 TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku IIIIP Sep 1999 Investigations on Nutiran Wiki article
  Niku IIII Sep 2000 Dates set TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku IIII Funding Oct 2000 Report on fund raising TIGHAR Tracks
  Expedition Expanded Dec 2000 Addition of days to charter TIGHAR Tracks
  TIGHAR In Space Feb 2001 Plan to acquire satellite imagery TIGHAR Tracks
  TIGHAR in Tarawa Apr 2001 Archival research in Tarawa TIGHAR Tracks
  TIGHAR in Space 2 Apr 2001 Satellite imagery acquired TIGHAR Tracks
  To Look Down Like a Frigate Bird May 2001 Description of satellite imagery TIGHAR Tracks
  The Satellite Photo Jul 2001 Publishing sat photo Bulletin
  As Good as a Feast Jul 2001 Final prep for Niku IIII TIGHAR Tracks
  Plans and Expectations Jul 2001 Plans for Niku IIII TIGHAR Tracks
  Smelling for Gunsmoke Jul 2001 Hopes for Niku IIII TIGHAR Tracks
  Famous Last Words Jul 2001 Tugboat at Niku TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku IIII Dailies Sep 2001 Original daily reports from Niku IIII Daily Reports
  Expedition Report Sep 2001 Dailies from Niku IIII TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku IIII Sep 2001 Lagoon and reef surveys Wiki article
  Niku IIII Sep 2001 Investigations at the Seven Site Wiki article
  Niku IIII Sep 2001 Survey of the triangle site, Aukaraime south Wiki article
  Niku V
  Planning Starts for Niku V Jun 2002 First EPAC meeting TIGHAR Tracks
  Breaking News:Niku Vp Jan 2003 Small team to investigate artifact sighting. Bulletin
  Niku Vp Mar 2003 Initial plan for small group TIGHAR Tracks
  Wheel of Fortune Apr 2003 Explanation of the artifact sighting which prompted Niku Vp Bulletin
  Niku Vp May 2003 Final details on trip TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku Vp Jul 2003 Underway and working TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku Vp Jul 2003 Investigations in the village and on the Nutiran reef Wiki article
  Bad News/Good News Sep 2003 Results from Niku Vp TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku V Feb 2007 Announcement and dates TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku V Daily Reports Jul 2007 Original daily reports Daily Reports
  Niku V Jul 2007 Lagoon and reef surveys Wiki article
  Niku V Jul 2007 Investigations in the village and at the Seven Site Wiki article
  Niku V Preliminary Report Aug 2007 First report on expedition TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku VI
  Niku Again in 2010 Jul 2009 First plans for Niku VI TIGHAR Tracks
  Road to Niku VI Jul 2009 Tentative plans for Niku VI TIGHAR Tracks
  The Plan for Niku VI Feb 2010 Full plans for Niku VI TIGHAR Tracks
  Approaching the Seven Site Feb 2010 Archaeological plan for the Seven Site TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku VI Daily Reports May 2010 Original daily reports. Daily Reports
  Niku VI May 2010 Lagoon and reef surveys Wiki article
  Niku VI May 2010 Investigations at the Seven Site Wiki article
  Niku VI Aug 2010 First report on field work Expedition report
  Niku VI Jul 2010 First report on field work TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku VI Dailies Jul 2010 Daily field reports TIGHAR Tracks
  Report to PIPA on Niku VI July 2011 Full report on Niku VI, including many artifact reports. Report
  Niku VII
  Niku VII Nov 2010 First announcement TIGHAR Tracks
  Niku VII: Exploring the Debris Field Aug 2012 First report on Niku VII discoveries Bulletin
  Niku VII: Debris Field Analysis Oct 2012 Update on analysis of Niku VII discoveries. Bulletin
  Niku VII: Update on Analysis May 2013 Examination of the sonar images. Bulletin
  Niku VII: News Update Jun 2013 Further information on the sonar images. Bulletin
  Niku VIII
  Niku VIII: HURL Operational Overview Jan 2014 Plan for use of manned submersibles during Niku VIII. Bulletin
  Niku VIII: Plan for June 2015 Oct 2014 Revised plan for Niku VIII Page
  Niku VIII: Directory of documents and reports Jan 2016 A single directory of links for all Niku VIII materials Page
  Kanton Mission
  The Search for the Canton Engine Jan 1998 Discussion of Kanton mission Research bulletin
  Results of Kanton Mission Feb 1998 Results of trip Research bulletin
  The Kanton Mission May 1998 Report on search for engine on Kanton TIGHAR Tracks
  Ate Another MRE May 1998 Report of field work on Kanton TIGHAR Tracks
  Fiji Bone Search
  Expedition Report: Fiji Bones Search Aug 1999 Report of research work in Fiji Bulletin
  Fiji Bone Search 1 Sep 1999 Report of search for bones in Fiji, July 1999 TIGHAR Tracks
  Expedition Report: The Carpenter’s Daughter Sep 1999 Interviews and evaluation of Emily Sikuli Bulletin
  Fiji Bones Search 2 May 2003 Plan and personnel TIGHAR Tracks
  Fiji Bone Search 2: Final Report Jul 2003 Report on search for bones in and around Suva Bulletin
  Fiji Bone Search Sep 2003 Excerpts from full bulletin TIGHAR Tracks
  Fiji Bone Search III May 2011 Final Report Report
  Solomon Islands Research
  Solomons Research I Mar 1996 Ballendorf trip to Nikumaroro Village TIGHAR Tracks
  Solomons Research II: Final Report Aug 2011 Final report on oral history research in the Solomon Islands Report
  Solomons Research II: Transcription Note Aug 2014 Note on transcriptions of interviews. Comment
  Electra Wreck Sites
  2004 Earhart Project Expeditions Apr 2004 Electra wreck sites TIGHAR Tracks
  The Year of the Dado Oct 2004 Report on the Electra wreck sites TIGHAR Tracks
  “The Men Did Their Duty” Oct 2004 Full write-up of Ketchikan wreck TIGHAR Tracks

  Letters from Nina Paxton Jul 1968 To Fred Goerner Document
  Letters: Fred Goerner 1989-92 To and from Fred Goerner and TIGHAR members/participants Documents
  The Hooven Report Jun 1982 Fred Hooven’s paper and conclusions Documents
  Not Even Close, and Definitely No Cigar Aug 1990 Goerner, Loomis, Brennan theories TIGHAR Tracks
  Dissent Into the Maelstrom Mar 1992 Long, Goerner, Air Classics, etc. TIGHAR Tracks
  Not Worth the Trip Dec 1993 Papua New Guinea theory TIGHAR Tracks
  A Novel Approach Jun 1994 Randall Brink theory TIGHAR Tracks
  Qualitative Data Dec 1995 Roessler/Gomez theory TIGHAR Tracks
  Love to Mother May 2001 Weihsien telegram research TIGHAR Tracks
  The Race to Find Amelia Feb 2002 Three deep water search efforts. Bulletin
  The Race to Find Amelia Feb 2002 Print version of bulletin TIGHAR Tracks
  RMS Titanic versus NR16020 Feb 2002 Comparison of finding of the Titanic with problems of finding the Electra Bulletin
  RMS Titanic versus NR16020 Feb 2002 Print version of bulletin TIGHAR Tracks
  The Deep Water Handicap Mar 2002 Further information on deep water searches TIGHAR Tracks
  Deep Water Handicap: Race Results Jun 2002 Results of deep water searches TIGHAR Tracks
  Earhart on Tinian? Nov 2003 Report on the Tinian hypothesis, with a link to Tom King's informal notes and report Bulletin
  Bombing the Bridge to the Marshalls Jun 2007 Japanese capture theory, debunked by Bob Brandenburg Bulletin
  Too True to Believe Mar 2011 Another round on the Papua New Guinea theory Bulletin
  Amelia Earhart in the Mariana Islands Nov 2012 Exhaustive analysis of the Japanese capture theories Research paper

  Biased Towards the Facts Apr 1992 NBC News Productions show TIGHAR Tracks
  It’s Only Television Dec 1993 Review of the American Experience show TIGHAR Tracks
  The Final Flight Jun 1994 Diane Keaton film TIGHAR Tracks
  The Amelia Earhart Library and Film Festival Sep 1996 Reviews of books and films TIGHAR Tracks
  Impressions Sep 1997 Book reviews TIGHAR Tracks
  Finding Amelia Sep 2006 Finding Amelia by Ric Gillespie Book

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