James E. Newcomb Trust Fund

Historical Note:

The Fund was established in 1939 by a bequest of $2,000 from the Elizabeth W. Newcomb Estate in memory of her husband, Dr. James E. Newcomb, Secretary of the Association (1900-1910) and President (1911).


To preserve and maintain the Archives of the Association


  1. The income of the Fund shall be used to preserve and maintain the Archives of the Association.
  2. The principal shall be maintained and may be added to from the annual income.
  3. Suggestions as to the use of these funds should be included in the Annual Report to the Council of the Historian/Editor.
  4. The Council shall have sole discretion of the Fund’s use and shall notify the Treasurer when to make expenditures from the Fund.