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Charles Newcomb photographs, clippings, and papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-062
The Charles Newcomb Papers consist of various newspaper clippings, personal items, and programs that relate to Charles Newcomb and his career at the University of Chattanooga as a professor of oratory and theatre, ranging from 1907 to 1915. The newspaper clippings refer to the plays, both school and local ones, that Newcomb directed or performed in. There are several programs from the plays and oratorical contests, as well as photographs of the play rehearsals. There is a copy of his autobiography/family scrapbook, and some other personal items including his Masters Diploma and Volume I of the Chattanooga produced humor magazine entitled The Wrinkle (1907).

Dates

  • 1907-1915

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection contains materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The Charles Newcomb photographs, clippings, and papers collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Charles Newcomb photographs, clippings, and papers collection is in the public domain and may used without copyright restriction.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Biographical / Historical

Charles Newcomb was a professor of oratory and theatre at the University of Chattanooga from 1908-1914. His father, G.T. Newcomb also taught at the University from 1894 until the early 1900s. Charles Newcomb directed and performed in many school and local plays, for which he received much recognition. He became Dean of the Oratory Department at the University of Chattanooga in 1912. Charles Newcomb was born in 1882 and died in 1956.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Eleanor Newcomb Rice donated the Charles Newcomb photographs, clippings, and papers collection to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 1972 April 3.
Title
Charles Newcomb photographs, clippings, and papers
Status
under_revision
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Special Collections repository

Contact:
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 USA