Guide to the Giles Yeomans Newton Papers, 1778-1986, undated

Collection Overview

Chiefly diaries but also includes correspondence, other writings and speeches, printed material, memoranda, photocopies of clippings, financial and genealogical papers, and family photographs. The collection principally relates to Newton's career as a politician and attorney as described in his extensive diaries, 1907-1984. He ran unsuccessfully as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives, 8th District, N.C. in 1938, 1940, and 1942. He also unsuccessfully ran for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 1944.

Descriptive Summary

Giles Yeomans Newton papers 1778-1986, undated
Newton, Giles Yeomans, 1893-1987
Duke University. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library Durham, North Carolina 27708-0185
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Contents of the Collection

1918-1980, undated
(9 folders)
Box 1
Jenkins, Ronnie B., 1976-1980
(2 folders)
Box 1
Wiggins, Vera B., 1919-1934
(3 folders)
Box 2
Memoranda, 1919-1936
(4 folders)
Box 2
Memoranda, 1937-1960
(5 folders)
Box 35
Diaries, 1907-1926
(5 folders)
Box 4
Diaries, 1933, May-1942, Sept.
(5 folders)
Box 5
Diaries, 1948-1953, Aug.
(5 folders)
Box 6
Diaries, 1953, Sept.-1957, Aug.
(5 folders)
Box 7
Diaries, 1957, Sept.-1961, Sept.
(5 folders)
Box 8
Diaries, 1961, Oct.-1964, Nov.
(43 folders)
Box 9
Diaries, 1964, Dec.-1968, Sept.
(5 folders)
Box 10
Diaries, 1972, Sept.-1975
(5 folders)
Box 11
Diaries, 1968, Oct.-1972, Aug.
(5 folders)
Box 12
Diaries, 1976-1979, Apr.
(5 folders)
Box 13
Diaries, 1979, May-1983, July
(5 folders)
Box 14
Diaries, 1983, Aug.-1984, Oct.
(3 folders)
Box 15
Printed Material, 1924-1979, undated
Writings, 1926-1974, undated
(5 folders)
Box 16
Writings, My Political Book..., 1936, Mar. 8-1937, Jan. 28
Box 16
Writings, Miscellaneous, 1916-1979, undated
Box 16
Clippings, 1925-1947, undated
Box 17
Financial papers, 1882-1947, undated
Box 17
Genealogy, 1956-1986, undated
Box 17
Pictures, 1889-1960s
Box 17
General, 1778-1981, undated
(2 folders)
Box 17
Clippings, 1925-1947, undated
Oversize Box 15
General, 1778-1941, undated

Historical Note

Giles Yeomans Newton was a North Carolina politician and attorney.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Giles Yeomans Newton Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Processing Information

Encoded by Alvin Pollock

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