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Guide to the J.B. Newsom Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0490
    Creator: Newsom, J.B. (John Branner), 1897-
    Title: J.B. Newsom papers
    Dates: 1920-1955
    Physical Description: 1 Linear foot
    Summary: Papers include "Chinese mining methods in Malaya," 1920, a typescript paper, with some penciled corrections, illustrated with photographs and tables (a later version of this paper was submitted as his thesis for his engineer's degree); reports and related correspondence regarding the Cow Creek deposit, Inyo County, CA, 1925, flotation results on Norwegian ore, 1924, and the Ten Eyck mine, near Somes Bar, CA, 1925; maps by Newsom of various mines near Jamestown, CA, 1925; mining transit notebook on various California locations, 1941-46; and several reprints of articles by Newsom. Also included is a booklet prepared by Newsom for the Stanford tour that was part of the San Francisco meeting of the A.I.M.M.E., 1922. Collection also includes approximately 270 photographs of a family camping trip from California to Canada and Idaho, 1924; the Ten Eyck Mine near Somes Bar, California, 1925; geologic excursion to Death Valley, 1925; tin mining in Malaysia, 1926-27; travel images, 1928; and other subjects.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    J.B. Newsom Papers (SC0490). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    John Branner Newsom, son of Stanford professor John F. Newsom, earned his a.b. in geology at Stanford University in 1922 and his engineer's degree in 1924.

    Description of the Collection

    Papers include "Chinese mining methods in Malaya," 1920, a typescript paper, with some penciled corrections, illustrated with photographs and tables (a later version of this paper was submitted as his thesis for his engineer's degree); reports and related correspondence regarding the Cow Creek deposit, Inyo County, CA, 1925, flotation results on Norwegian ore, 1924, and the Ten Eyck mine, near Somes Bar, CA, 1925; maps by Newsom of various mines near Jamestown, CA, 1925; mining transit notebook on various California locations, 1941-46; and several reprints of articles by Newsom. Also included is a booklet prepared by Newsom for the Stanford tour that was part of the San Francisco meeting of the A.I.M.M.E., 1922. Collection also includes approximately 270 photographs of a family camping trip from California to Canada and Idaho, 1924; the Ten Eyck Mine near Somes Bar, California, 1925; geologic excursion to Death Valley, 1925; tin mining in Malaysia, 1926-27; travel images, 1928; and other subjects.

    Access Terms

    Newsom, J. Branner, Mrs.
    Newsom, J.B. (John Branner), 1897-
    Stanford University--Description--Views..
    Stanford University--Students.
    Mineral industries--California.
    Mineral industries--Malaya.
    Photoprints