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J. Preston Newman Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-016

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. 

Dates

  • 1910-1975, n.d.

Creator

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 (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

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/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the J. Preston Newman Papers was completed in 1982. Additional information was completed in April 2011.

Title
J. Preston Newman Papers, 1910-1975, n.d.
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
2011 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-06: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308