Walter Alfred Newton Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Newton, Walter Alfred
Walter Alfred Newton papers
Date [inclusive]
0.25 Cubic feet , 1 volume

Preferred Citation note

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Biographical Note

Walter Alfred Newton of Kalamazoo, Michigan, received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1911. He was a member of the Phi Delta Society & the Engineering Society while at M.A.C.

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Scope and Contents note

Papers of Walter Newton consist of one scrapbook, containing programs, tickets, greeting cards, postcards, party invitations, photographs, and news clippings describing activities of the Phi Delta Society, athletic events, and campus life. Also included is Michigan Agricultural College memorabilia, as well as handouts from a surveying class, and a 1911 Commencement program.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 1980

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Revision Description

  November 2011

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan Agricultural College.
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1911.
  • Michigan State University. Libraries. Special Collections Division.
  • Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Michigan Beta Chapter. (Michigan State University)


  • Photographs
  • Postcards
  • Programs (Publications)
  • Scrapbooks

Personal Name(s)

  • Newton, Walter Alfred


  • College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • Surveying -- Study and teaching
  • Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae

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Collection Inventory


Drawer Folder

M.A.C. calendars 1909-1911 

F.D. 1

M.A.C Commencement program 1911 

F.D. 2

Surveying Class handouts Undated 

F.D. 3

Phi Delta Society Alumni form letter 1914 

F.D. 4

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Scrapbook #46 1909-1928 

Scrapbook #46

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Drawer Folder

Construction of a building 

F.D. 5

Outdoors – scenes and camping 

F.D. 6

People. Groups and Individuals 

F.D. 7

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Drawer Folder


F.D. 8

Asbury Park, NJ. The Esplanade Review 

Asbury Park, NJ. Tug of War with Summer Girls 

Coney Island, NY. Bowery from Steeplechase Park 

Dowagiac, MI. Maple Island 

Football. MAC vs. M 

Football. MAC vs. Michigan 

Greetings From Mother 

If Possible Do It Now:: Do It Any How 

London, ON. Wolseley Barracks 

MSU. Veterinary Laboratory 

Niagara Falls. General View of Falls 

Niagara Falls. Luna Island 

Niagara Falls. Rock of Ages 

People. Straight, Herb D. 

People. Unidentified 

Oversize Photographs 

OS 14

People. Group. Unidentified undated 

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