Frances Newman papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS812f
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a diary Newman kept as a teenager in which she records descriptions of her life at home with her family, activities at school, and plays that she attended. The diary is signed on the front inside cover by Frances Newman and by her mother, Fanny Alexander Newman. The collection also contains correspondence and newspaper articles about Newman's life and novels.
- Newman, Frances, 1883-1928 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Frances Newman (1883-1928) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Judge William T. Newman (1843-1920) and Fanny Percy Alexander Newman (1847-1922). She had three sisters; Isabel (1872-1919), Margaret (1874-1969), and Lucy (1878-?); and two brothers, William L. (1880-1905) and Henry (1889-1943). She attended Calhoun Street School and Washington Seminary in Atlanta, as well as finishing schools in Washington D.C. and New York City. Later she studied at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, and the Carnegie Library School of Atlanta. Newman was a librarian at Florida State College, Atlanta Carnegie Library, and Georgia School of Technology. She was an author of such novels as The Hard-Boiled Virgin and Dead Lovers Are Faithful Lovers.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2018.
- Frances Newman papers
- Louanne Heintz
- September 2018
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.