John Flesher Newsom photographs, 1892-1920.


Newsom, John F. (John Flesher), 1869-1928. John Flesher Newsom photographs, 1892-1920.

John Flesher Newsom photographs, 1892-1920.

Depicts Stanford University, 1892-1917; persons associated with Stanford University, including Herbert Hoover, John C. Branner, and Joseph Swain; and daily life and tin mining operations in Malaya, 1920.

21 envelopes, 5 album boxes.

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