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Walter and Virginia Newton Memorabilia

Identifier: CoU-GMA-9

Scope and Contents

Memorabilia collected by Walter and Virginia newton, New York City "shag" dance champions (1939-1940), containing the Newton's original scrapbook of their "Shag" dance championship, 1939-1940, and photographs.


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1939–1940

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

The American Music Research Center does not control rights to any material in this collection. Requests to publish any material in the collection should be directed to the copyright holders.


4 linear feet


Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

Housed in the American Music Research Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Walter and Virginia Newton as part of Glenn Miller Archives.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Rare and Distinctive Collections Repository

1720 Pleasant Street
184 UCB
Boulder Colorado 80503 United States