Inventory of the John Flesher Newsom photographs

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Title: John Flesher Newsom photographs
Date (inclusive): 1892-1920
Collection Number: 66002
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 21 envelopes, 5 album boxes (4.0 Linear Feet)
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.
Creator: Newsom, John F. (John Flesher), 1869-1928
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

Publication Rights

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1966.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Flesher Newsom photographs, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Pictorial works
Malaya -- Pictorial works
Mines and mineral resources -- Malaysia -- Malaya -- Pictorial works
Tin mines and mining -- Malaysia -- Malaya -- Pictorial works
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Pictorial works
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Stanford University
Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922
Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927

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

box 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, (1 album missing, 12/12/1974) 1920