Will Hill Newton II family papers

Will Hill Newton II family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Will Hill Newton II family papers
Creator: Newton family
Inclusive Dates: 1880-1980
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet 1 document box, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms3673
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Will Hill Newton II was a resident of Griffin, Ga. He served as a sargeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the family papers of Will Hill Newton II and include genealogy, correspondence, photographs, certificates, and artifacts. The high school and World War II era military service of Will Hill Newton II is highlighted, as is some genealogical material illustrating family connections.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Will Hill Newton II family papers, ms3673, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

12Correspondence- postcards collected by Elizabeth Wilson Newton, sent to and from various Newton family members, 1940-1989
13Correspondence- Will Hill Newton II, 1929-1945
14Military ephemera- Will Hill Newton II, 1942-1945
15Printed material- clippings on Mrs. Will Hill Newton, Cherokee Garden Club booklets, funeral program, misc. blank postcards, 1918-1990
16Portrait (5"x8" painting)- Caroline Garrett Smith Combs
17Photographs- Elizabeth Wilson Newton
18Photographs- Will Hill Newton II, 1942
19Photographs- Margaret Emma Walker Wilson, 1881, 1920
110Photographs- family and group snapshots and portraits, approx. 50, 1910-1969
21Diploma- Griffin Public Schools, Will Hill Newton II , 1924
22Diploma- Griffin High School, Will Hill Newton II , 1929
23Military Training Certificate, Reserve Officers Training Corps- Will Hill Newton [II], 1929
24Panoramic photograph- Ordnance Training Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (showing barracks of Will Hill Newton II), 1940-1945
25Panoramic Group Photograph- Company C, 7th Battalion, Aberdeen, Maryland (annotated with names and birthplaces), 1942
26Good conduct medal- Will Hill Newton II, 1945
27Spectacles- Amelia Elizabeth Smith Walker, 1850-1888
28Unidentified magnetic reel

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