Adrienne Battey papers regarding Frances Newman

Adrienne Battey papers regarding Frances Newman

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Battey, Adrienne, 1890-1978
Title: Adrienne Battey papers regarding Frances Newman
Dates: 1925, 1928-1929
Quantity: 2.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms1009

Biographical/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 Note

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.

Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Related Material

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
2Clippings, 1928