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Robert H. Newall Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0362

Scope and Contents

The papers of a critic, columnist, and professional pianist and organist. Included are reviews written by Mr. Newall and programs collected by him in his career as a critic and patron of the arts. Included are correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and theater programs.


  • Creation: 1961-1987


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

Robert H. Newall was born in 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died in 2002. He earned his B.A. in English in 1945 at the University of Pennsylvania and his M.A. there in 1948. He contributed many articles in newspapers and journals and was also a professional pianist and organist. He was a college professor in English and taught at the University of Maine from 1965 to 1967. He was arts critic for the Bangor Daily News from 1965 to his retirement in 1987.


5 linear feet (5 boxes)

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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States