Guide to the Walter L. Newman Papers, 1959, undated

Summary Information

Title: Walter L. Newman Papers, 1959, undated
Collection: AC.618
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)

The Walter L. Newman Papers collection is comprised of three manuscripts by Walter L. Newman - Mountain of Memories, Paradice-Farm, and The Tree on the Hill. It also includes an original music score by Newman, My Angel, and an advertisement from Home Furniture Company, Marion, Virginia to Newman, postmarked November 30, 1959.

Creator: Newman, Walter L.

Biographical/Historical Note

Walter L. Newman lived in Rural Retreat, Virginia in 1959.

Scope and Contents

This small collection consists of three undated typescripts written by Newman, one commercially published piece of sheet music composed by Newman, and one Home Furniture Co. Catalog. The sheet music and the furniture catalog were published in 1959.


The items are arranged alphabetically.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection is made up on two purchases from Bookworm and Silverfish - one in October 2003 and the other in October 2009. Accession numbers AC.2003.040 and AC.2009.043

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013 Combined two accessions AC.2003.040 and AC.2009.043 to make this resource. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.618: Walter L. Newman Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Advertisement, Home Furniture Company, November 30, 1959 Box 1, Folder 1
Original Musical Score, My Angel by Walter L. Newman, 1959 Box 1, Folder 2
Typescript, Mountains of Memories by Walter L. Newman, undated Box 1, Folder 3
Typescript, Paradice-Farm by Walter L. Newman, undated Box 1, Folder 4
Typescript, The Tree on the Hill by Walter L. Newman, undated Box 1, Folder 5