Will Hill Newton II family papers

Will Hill Newton II family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Newton family
Title: Will Hill Newton II family papers
Dates: 1880-1980
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet 1 document box, 1 oversized box
Coll. Number: ms3673

Biographical/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 Note

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.

Index Terms

Family life--Georgia--Photographs.
Family papers.
Military training camps--United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2Correspondence- postcards collected by Elizabeth Wilson Newton, sent to and from various Newton family members, 1940-1989
3Correspondence- Will Hill Newton II, 1929-1945
4Military ephemera- Will Hill Newton II, 1942-1945
5Printed material- clippings on Mrs. Will Hill Newton, Cherokee Garden Club booklets, funeral program, misc. blank postcards, 1918-1990
6Portrait (5"x8" painting)- Caroline Garrett Smith Combs
7Photographs- Elizabeth Wilson Newton
8Photographs- Will Hill Newton II, 1942
9Photographs- Margaret Emma Walker Wilson, 1881, 1920
10Photographs- family and group snapshots and portraits, approx. 50, 1910-1969
OS BoxItem
21Diploma- Griffin Public Schools, Will Hill Newton II, 1924
2Diploma- Griffin High School, Will Hill Newton II, 1929
3Military Training Certificate, Reserve Officers Training Corps- Will Hill Newton [II], 1929
4Panoramic photograph- Ordnance Training Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (showing barracks of Will Hill Newton II), 1940-1945
5Panoramic Group Photograph- Company C, 7th Battalion, Aberdeen, Maryland (annotated with names and birthplaces), 1942
6Good conduct medal- Will Hill Newton II, 1945
7Spectacles- Amelia Elizabeth Smith Walker, 1850-1888
8Unidentified magnetic reel