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Adrienne Battey papers regarding Frances Newman

Adrienne Battey papers regarding Frances Newman

Descriptive Summary

Title: Adrienne Battey papers regarding Frances Newman
Creator: Battey, Adrienne, 1890-1978
Inclusive Dates: 1925, 1928-1929
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1009
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Adrienne Battey was an American author and a resident of Atlanta, Georgia.

Frances Newman (1883-1928) was an author, translator, and librarian from Atlanta, Georgia. She is best known for The Hard-Boiled Virgin (1926) and Dead Lovers Are Faithful Lovers (1928). For more information, see

Scope and Content

The collection consists of news clippings and correspondence to Adrienne Battey regarding the death of Frances Newman. One letter from Battey to her aunt (October 23, 1929) discusses in detail the events surrounding Newman's death.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Adrienne Battey papers regarding Frances Newman, ms1009, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Battey, Adrienne, 1890-1978 -- Correspondence
Clippings (information artifacts)
Newman, Frances, 1883-1928

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections held by Georgia Tech Library: Frances Newman Papers, MS005; Frances Newman Photograph, VAM005.

Related materials in this repository: Adrienne Battey papers, ms1155.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1925, 1928-1929
12Clippings, 1928