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Howard Newlon papers

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2023-0161

Content Description

This collection contains the papers of Howard Newlon (1932-2012), Director of Research at the Virginia Transportation Research Council and a UVA Schools of Engineering and Architecture Lecturer for over thirty years. The collection primarily contains Newlon's research on the history of concrete and historic concrete structures from antiquity through the twentieth century. It includes articles, reports, notes, and professional correspondence. Topics include developing and using concrete, manufacturing, technologies, and specific structures, including houses, buildings, bridges, ships, and marine structures; Newlon's notes accompany some of these copies. Some publications and photocopies are in Russian and Spanish. Newlon's professional correspondence pertains to his work with the professional Societies of the American Concrete Institute and the American Society for Testing and Materials from the 1950s to the 1990s. He intended the material to be used for a projected ACI (American Concrete Institute) concrete history archive that has not occurred.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Gift of Virginia Department of Transportation, 12 June 2023.

Language of Description

English

Script of Description

Latin

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • Creation: 1900-1999

Creator

Extent

4.4 Cubic Feet (4 cubic-foot boxes; 2 document boxes (letter))

Language of Materials

English

Russian

Spanish; Castilian

Inventory

Box 1 - History of Concrete: ACI Committee 120 Archives; Box 2 - History of Concrete: ACI Committee 120 Archives and Professional correspondence; Box 3 Professional correspondence, Box 4 Professional correspondence; Box 5 History of Concrete research; Box 6 Concrete Research