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Mckeon, Newton Felch, 1904-1990 (AC 1926)


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College Library History Collection

Identifier: MA.00105
Abstract The Amherst College Library History Collection, 1850-1965, contains materials compiled by former Librarian Newton F. McKeon. Mr. McKeon assembled these materials to write a history of the Amherst College Library. This history, however, was never written. The Library History Collection includes McKeon's notes, copies of library reports and records, ephemera dating from the 19th century, and published and unpublished articles and reports about the Amherst College Library. Most of the material...
Dates: 1850-1987; Majority of material found within 1850-1965

Amherst College Sabrina Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00172

Histories, correspondence, articles and photographs relating to the statue Sabrina, donated to Amherst College in 1857 and the object of pranks and interclass rivalry for much of the time since.

Dates: circa 1860-2010

Amherst Summer School Collection

Identifier: MA.00058

Started by Dr. Sauveur as the Normal School of Languages at Amherst College in 1875. Contains existing documentation of the Library School and incomplete documentation of other school programs. Includes bulletins, brochures, lecture notes, examinations and certificates; as well as Newton McKeon's notes on the Library School.

Dates: 1878-1906

B.A. McKeon, Newton F., 1926

 File — Box 5: [Barcode: Degrees 5], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Amherst College Degrees and Honors Collection consists chiefly of the diplomas for degrees awarded to Amherst graduates and other individuals associated with the College, mostly in the 19th century. All printed on vellum, but their physical condition varies widely; water and mold damage are evident on many of the early nineteenth century documents. Although some are for the degree of Master of Arts, the bulk are Bachelor of Arts. Honorary doctorates, as well as a few honorary Masters...
Dates: 1926

Friends of the Amherst College Library Records

 Record Group
Identifier: MA.00059

Correspondence regarding the formation of the group, minutes of meetings, financial and membership records, newsletters, other publications, and information regarding activities sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Dates: 1938-

Isaac Damon as architect, reference correspondence and research notes, 1939 - 1963

 File — Box 3: [Barcode: BG 3], Folder: 27
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series demonstrates the centrality of Johnson Chapel to Amherst College, both as a physical space and as a symbolic one. It contains 19th and 20th century renovation records, early 20th century maintenance and repair records, fundraising correspondence and project records for chapel organs, and schedules and student petitions concerning the tower clock and bells. Photographs document the building exterior from about 1860 through 2005. Interior views show late 19th century...
Dates: 1939 - 1963

McKeon, Newton (AC 1926) (purchased from)

 Box — Box 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Approximately 222 bookplates and bookplate designs, circa 1828-1989, used in the Amherst College library. The collection also includes information about the history of some of the bookplates; a variety of printing blocks, engravings and other print masters, and a small amount of correspondence.

Dates: 1828-1989

Newton F. McKeon (AC 1926), Professor Emeritus of English and former Director of the Converse Memorial Library, 1977 December 2

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Subject coverage: Efforts by Fremont Rider to establish regional library service, subsequent meetings to discuss regional library service, six college libraries involved, Early cooperative efforts by Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Amherst, Post-war attempts to cooperate, Incorporate of HILC, First location at Mount Holyoke, Messenger service established, Funding of HILC, Building the HILC collection, Handling of periodical subscriptions, Move to large quarters at Mount Holyoke, Transfer of HILC...
Dates: 1977 December 2

Newton F. McKeon (AC 1926) Robert Frost Bibliography Papers

Identifier: MA.01021
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-1960