MSS 00063 Guide to the Sol Williams "Doc" Newton Papers, 1918 - 1971

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Newton, Sol Williams, 1893-1970


0.69 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

0.1 archival storage box, 1 card box


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Acquisitions Information

Gift of Mrs. Sol Williams Newton, 1973. Accession no. 1973-0004


Processed by: Special Collections Staff;machine-readable finding aid created by: Valerie Gillispie


2011 November, 2012 May, Finding aid updated with addition taken from Memorabilia Collection by Cathy Dorin-Black, 2011 November, 2012 May

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a one-page biography of Sol Williams ("Doc") Newton written by his son, mementos from Newton's induction into the American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame, correspondence and photocopies of clippings and citations regarding Coach Newton's career in intercollegiate athletics, and several obituary notices.

Biographical Note

Sol Williams ( "Doc") Newton (1893-1970) played professional baseball with the Baltimore Orioles and coached college football and baseball at Davidson College before becoming head football coach at North Carolina State College from 1932 to 1944.

Access to Collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 24 hours advance notice.

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Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111


(919) 515-2273


(919) 513-1787

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sol Williams "Doc" Newton Papers, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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