Anne Newton Collection, 1910-1987


Anne Newton Collection, 1910-1987


The Anne Newton Collection, held by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University, consists of black and white photographic prints; correspondence between Newton and donors of photographs; and notes taken by Newton on the prints. Most of the prints depict Johnson City schools and their classes in the first third of the twentieth century. Photographs are copies of originals which date from 1910-38. The correspondence and notes date from 1987.

The current digital collection contains PDF file surrogates created in 2022 of the complete content of the collection.


Newton, Anne (Person)


Anne Newton Collection, Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University




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ETSU Archives of Appalachia: AppMs-0313

Collection Items

Notes on photos and donors, undated
Notes Newton took on the photographs. The notes are not dated and are grouped according to the print or donor who is the subject of the notes.

Correspondence, May 5, 1987-July 27, 1987
Letters sent to Newton by individuals who contributed photographs to the "Memories" column: Envelope and Note (undated); Memories of Columbus Powell (1987-05-06); Letter from Ahna Lee Shell (1987-06-07); 4th Grade Class, Columbus Powell School…

Photographs (copies), 1910-1939
Columbus Powell Class, 1910; Columbus Powell Class, 1928; Columbus Powell May Day Court, 1931; Columbus Powell Graduating Class, 1937; Columbus Powell School-Individual Class Photo, 1922; Columbus Powell Rhythm Band, 1928; Columbus Powell School…
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