D. W. Newsom papers, 1894-1972 (bulk 1896-1922).


Newsom, D. W. (Dallas Walton), 1873-1949. D. W. Newsom papers, 1894-1972 (bulk 1896-1922).

D. W. Newsom papers, 1894-1972 (bulk 1896-1922).

The collection primarily contains material collected or created by D.W. Newsom concerning Trinity College president John C. Kilgo. Materials present include correspondence between Newsom and Kilgo, clippings of Kilgo's speeches, articles, visitations, and obituary from various local and regional newspapers, and some biographical writings regarding Kilgo. Major subjects include: Trinity College (Durham County, NC); Christian education; and the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Newsom kept various notebooks for jotting down thoughts, poetic words, and subjects of interest such as physics or Kilgo, philosophic quotations, and writings. These notebooks are present in the collection. Many of Newsom's notes are in shorthand. The materials in the collection date from 1884-1972, bulk 1886-1922.

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