Inventory of the John Flesher Newsom photographs

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Inventory of the John Flesher Newsom photographs

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by Elizabeth Konzak.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: John Flesher Newsom photographs
Dates: 1892-1920
Collection Number: 66002
Creator: Newsom, John Flesher, 1869-1928.
Collection Size: 21 envelopes, 5 album boxes (4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives .
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Depicts Stanford University, 1892-1917; persons associated with Stanford University, including Herbert Hoover, John C. Branner, and Joseph Swain; and daily life and tin mining operations in Malaya, 1920.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Flesher Newsom photographs, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1966.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the library catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

American mining geologist.

Scope and Content of Collection

Depicts Stanford University, 1892-1917; persons associated with Stanford University, including Herbert Hoover, John C. Branner, and Joseph Swain; and daily life and tin mining operations in Malaya, 1920.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922--Pictorial works.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964--Pictorial works.
Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927--Pictorial works.
Stanford University--Pictorial works.
Mines and mineral resources--Malaya--Pictorial works.
Tin mines and mining--Malaya--Pictorial works.
Universities and colleges--United States--Pictorial works.
Malaya--Pictorial works.


Envelope A

20 prints, including photos of Herbert Hoover, J.F. Newsom, John C. Branner, George M. Richardson, Joseph Swain, and John H. Means, 1895-1917

Envelope B

4 photos of an Arkansas mountaineers home, undated

Envelope C

26 photos, 1 neg., of Stanford University in 1906, before the big earthquake, undated

Envelope D-T

17 envelopes with photos of mine (shafts and drifts, hydraulic elevators, power plants, etc.), tin mining operations (wheeling and trucking, ground sluicing, gravel pumping, dredging, puddling etc.) in Mayala (Malay peninsula). Also some general photos of Malaya, 1920

Envelope Um

1 envelope with miscellaneous photos of Malaya, and daily life in Malaya, undated

Album f

7 albums with photos depicting daily life and tin mining operations in Malaya, 1920 (1 album missing, 12/12/1974)