Will Hill Newton II family papers

Will Hill Newton II family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Newton family
Title: Will Hill Newton II family papers
Dates: 1880-1980
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 oversized box)
Abstract:Collection consists of the family papers of Will Hill Newton II and include genealogy, correspondence, photographs, certificates, and realia. 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.
Coll. Number: ms3673.TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Will Hill Newton II was a resident of Griffin, Ga. He served as a sargeant in World War II.


Arranged by record type as listed.

Index Terms

Family papers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Will Hill Newton II family papers, MS 3673. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Genealogy, undated
2Correspondence- postcards collected by Elizabeth Wilson Newton, sent to and from various Newton family members, 1940s-1980s
3Correspondence- Will Hill Newton II, 1929-1945
4Military ephemera- Will Hill Newton II, circa 1942-1945
5Printed material- clippings on Mrs. Will Hill Newton, Cherokee Garden Club booklets, funeral program, misc. blank postcards, 1918-1990
6Portrait (5 by 8 painting)- Caroline Garrett Smith Combs, undated
7Photographs- Elizabeth Wilson Newton, undated
8Photographs- Will Hill Newton II, circa 1942, undated
9Photographs- Margaret Emma Walker Wilson, 1881, [circa 1920?]
10Photographs- family and group snapshots and portraits, approx. 50, circa 1910-1960s
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), circa 1940s
5Panoramic Group Photograph- Company C, 7th Battalion, Aberdeen, Maryland (annotated with names and birthplaces), 1942
6Good conduct medal- Will Hill Newton II, circa 1945
7Spectacles- Amelia Elizabeth Smith Walker, prior to 1888
8Unidentified magnetic reel, undated