Chester W. Newton Papers Edit


Finding Aid Author
Krista Stracka
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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  • 1928-1995 (Creation)
  • 1971-1981 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 2006-11-08 (Other)


  • 1.25 Linear Feet (Whole)

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  • Arrangement

    The original order of the collection and the original folder titles have been maintained as much as possible. In the container list below, these titles have been transcribed as accurately as possible. There is not a distinction made between the original folder titles and those provided by the processors. Records are arranged by material type and then chronologically by the original printed date. The collection is housed in one record carton and organized into the following eight series: Series I: Advisory Work Series II: Correspondence Series III: Publications Series IV: Trips Series V: Visits Series VI: Photographs Series VII: Awards and Honors Series VIII: Miscellaneous

  • Conditions Governing Access

    There are no access restrictions on this collection.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.

  • Physical Access Requirements

    The collection must be viewed in the Archives during normal business hours.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Chester W. Newton

  • Method of Acquisition

    NCAR Archives Legacy Collection

  • Appraisal Information

    Duplicate records were inspected for annotations and those without were discarded. Human resources records were also discarded. All appraisal decisions are based on the NCAR Archives Collecting Policy. Please visit [url=]How to Donate[/url] for more information about the policy.

  • Accruals and Additions

    No accruals or additions are expected.

  • Separated Materials

    These items were removed from the collection as they are available in the circulating collection of the NCAR Archives:

    "The Report of the Joint Evaluation Committee" November 1972, call #14474

    "Preliminary Plans for a National Institute for Atmospheric Research" February 1959, call #10842

  • Preferred Citation

    [Item cited], [Title of collection], [Folder title], Archives, National Center for Atmospheric Research.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Chester W. Newton Collection consists of documents dated from 1928 to 1995, with the bulk falling between 1971 and 1981. Material types in the collections include correspondence, articles, reports, handwritten notes, records, photographs, meeting minutes, and ephemera.

  • Processing Information

    This collection was processed in October 2011. Materials were rehoused in acid-free folders and metal paperclips were removed. Publications with no annotations and human resources records were removed from the collection. Original order of the collection was maintained.