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Gilbert L. Newbold papers

Identifier: MS-0265
Documents, approximately 100 items, from the career of Gilbert L. Newbold. The papers are primarily concerned with Newbold's career with the U.S. Information Agency and Voice of America in S.E. Asia during the 1950's and 1960's, and include letters and memos concerning the VOA operation in South Vietnam. Other items include his military personnel records and documents from his State Department assignments.


  • 1944 - 1972


Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions


1 Linear Feet (approximately 100 items)

Biographical / Historical

Gilbert Lawrie Newbold, b. 1920 Scranton, PA; VMI Class of 1942; Intelligence Officer, World War II; State Dept. Foreign Service officer; Chief East Asia and Pacific Branch, U.S. Information Agency/Voice of America, 1950's-1960's; d. 1979, Roanoke, VA.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450