J. Preston Newman Papers,
Scope and Contents
The collection includes four poems (1935-1938, n.d.). The collection also contains papers relating to Ralph Minthorne Brown, a librarian at Virginia Tech, including four publications by Brown autographed to Newman; a letter (1975) to Newman from P. H. McGauley (Virginia Tech faculty, 1927-1928, 1950-1951) giving a profile of Brown; three radio talks by Brown on "The Joy of Walking," "Prairies," and "Sunrises," and a booklet of verses by Brown.
- 1910-1975, n.d.
- Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.
James Preston Newman was a student at VPI in the 1930s. He received his B.A. in 1935 and later received his M.S. in 1937. He taught English at VPI from 1935 to 1979.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
The collection includes four poems (1935-1938, n.d.), as well as papers relating to Ralph Minthorne Brown, a librarian at Virginia Tech/
Source of Acquisition
The J. Preston Newman Papers collection was acquired prior to 1982.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the J. Preston Newman Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the J. Preston Newman Papers was completed in 1982. Additional information was completed in April 2011.
- J. Preston Newman Papers, 1910-1975, n.d.
- Special Collections Staff
- 2011 (CC0 1.0)
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- 2020-08-06: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags
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