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Walter L. Newton Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0737

Walter L. Newton took these photographs of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus between 1902 and 1906. Among the subjects depicted are the Science Hall, the Chemistry Lab, and several views from the Hill. The album also includes a list identifying each photograph.

Dates

  • circa 1902-1906

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

Walter L. Newton took these photographs of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus between 1902 and 1906. Among the subjects depicted are the Science Hall, the Chemistry Lab, and several views from the Hill. The album also includes a list identifying each photograph.

Biographical/Historical Note

Walter Louis Newton was born on July 13, 1884 in Kingston, Tennessee. He attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and graduated in 1906 with two Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. He worked for the Testing Department of the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1907 and as a Master Mechanic for the Rome Railway and Light Company in Rome, Georgia in 1909. After leaving Rome, Newton returned to the University of Tennessee and served as an instructor in Electrical Engineering beginning in 1909. Newton died in Chattanooga on February 2, 1961.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Acquisition Note

Louis M. Newton donated this album to Special Collections in 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480