Newby Collection

Ref: MS 02-002

Title: Newby Collection

Scope: Paper and electronic copies of Derek S. Newby’s “A compilation of ballads and songs of South West Durham”.

Dates: 2001
Level: Fonds
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator: Derek S. Newby

Administrative / biographical history:
The collection comprises paper and electronic copies of Derek S. Newby’s “A compilation of ballads and songs of South West Durham”.

Derek S. Newby is a local historian based in Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham.

The collection was donated to the National Centre for English Cultural Tradition at the University of Sheffield in March 2001. It was then transferred to the Special Collections Department in the University Library in 2008.

  • Source: Donated in 2001
  • System of arrangement: As received
  • Subjects: Ballads, English – England – Durham (County)
  • Names: Newby, Derek S.
  • Conditions of access: Available to all researchers, by appointment
  • Restrictions: None
  • Copyright: Derek S. Newby
  • Finding aids: Listed