Harry Newman Papers
Scope and Contents
Papers of Harry Newman containing the diary of his voyage as a cadet on the MS Crown City/South African Dispatch Line from San Francisco on route to Africa in 1930, letters to and from family members mostly relating to Harry's travels, a letter from the president of the dispatch line, V. H. Pinckney, with an update on the ship's progress, as well as several black and white photographs, some of which also relate to the MS Crown City trip. There is also one letter from Jeypore, India, written in Hindi.
Harry's diary entries run from July 18, 1930 to October 8, 1930. The last entries describe Port Elizabeth in South Africa and Lourenço Marques (Maputo Bay), in what was then Portuguese Mozambique.
- Creation: 1930-1932
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Accessioned and processed by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist, in August 2009. Photographs sleeved by Alex Dodd, SCRC Staff, in September 2009.
- Guide to the Harry Newman Papers
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English