Sol Williams "Doc" Newton Papers 1918-1971

Creator
Newton, Sol Williams, 1893-1970
Size
0.69 linear feet
Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.

Call number
MSS 00063

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.

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 (later North Carolina State University) from 1932 to 1944.

Biographical/historical 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.

Scope/content

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.

Physical description

0.1 archival storage box, 1 card box

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sol Williams "Doc" Newton Papers, MSS 00063, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

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

Processing information

Special Collections Staff

Valerie Gillispie, July 2004

Copy of Newton's discharge as a captain of the Infantry, U.S. Army August 28, 1918
Folder 1
Copy of newspaper clippings 1935-1970
Folder 1
Copy of membership list of the "Doc Newton Club," 1939

This was the forerunner of today's "Wolfpack Club" which supports the athletics program at North Carolina State University.

Folder 1
Copy of membership certificate in the North Carolina Society, Sons of the American Revolution 1942
Folder 1
Copy of memorial certificate in recognition of Sol W. Newton's service in the Armed Forces of the U.S., signed by President Nixon
Folder 1
Copy of a memorial certificate for Sol Williams Newton from the National Collegiate Athletic Association January 11, 1971
Folder 1
Copy of letter from the National Collegiate Athletic Association to Mrs. Newton and her reply June, 1971
Folder 1
Program of the "American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame," , when "Doc" Newton was inducted March 26, 1969
Folder 1
Baseball cap, white with orange brim and burgundy patch that reads “Vernam" undated
Card box 2
Copy of "Beyond All Things," which was read at the funeral service for Coach Newton
Folder 1
Golf Club undated
Tube 3

Access to the collection

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Mailing address:
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Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sol Williams "Doc" Newton Papers, MSS 00063, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.