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Kenneth W. Newman Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0280

Scope and Contents

Collection includes information on all aspects of criminal activities handled by the U. S. Postal Inspection Service (including mail fraud, drug trafficking, bombs, child pornography, and identity theft) as well as criminal cases undertaken by the Inspection Service for other government agencies, particularly the Department of Justice. Some examples of these cases are the Robert Hanssen spy case, the Ruby Ridge and Waco cases, and the anthrax crisis of 2001.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1971-2004

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source..

Biographical / Historical

Newman was a member of the Washington and Lee University Class of 1971. At the time of his retirement after 31 years of federal government service, he held a high-ranking position with the U. S. Postal Inspection Service.

Extent

1.75 Linear Feet