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George A. Walton (1883-1969) was the long-time headmaster of the George School, a Quaker boarding school in Newtown, Pennsylvania. He succeeded his father as headmaster in 1912 and served until 1948. After his retirement, he continued to be active in Quaker organizations and concerns, including the reunification of the Society of Friends in 1955. He was a member of Newtown Monthly Meeting. The collection contains family and other correspondence, writings, and related papers. Correspondents include J. Barnard Walton, the brother of George A. Walton
Additional Authors and Contributors
Ser. 1. Biographical and Genealogical material, 1903-1968
|Biographical material||Box 1|
|Correspondence in the life of Margaret Barnard Walton, George A. Walton's maternal grandmother||Box 1|
|Walton family memorabilia||Box 1|
|Correspondence between J. Barnard Walton and his brother George||1955-1963||Box 1|
|Correspondence about J. Barnard Walton||1963-1964||Box 1|
|"J. Barnard Walton" by Leon Stern||8/26/1965||Box 1|
|Correspondence on "J. Barnard Walton" with and about Leon Stern||1963-1968||Box 1|
|Log of camping trip to Lake George||1903||Box 1|
|Log of voyage to Europe||1904||Box 1|
|Notebook, England||1929||Box 1|
|Log of trip to Pacific Coast||1954-1955||Box 1|
|Diaries (engagement calendars), pocket size||1910, 1913, 1920-1968||Box 1|
Ser. 2. Correspondence, 1912-1969
|Letters received on appointment as Principal of George School||1912||Box 3|
|Peace Conference for Friends at Winona Lake, Indiana
Conference initiated by Thomas E. Jones, L. Hollings-worth Wood, Henry J. Cadbury, and George Walton.
|Religious and controversial subjects||1927-1938||Box 3|
|Letters from Europe||1929||Box 3|
|General correspondence||1931-1969||Box 3|
|Letters re: A Man and His School, by Walter H. Mohr||1935-1969||Box 3|
|Bucks County Contributionship||1937-1956||Box 3|
|The Quaker Mission to Germany
Includes pocket notebook, file from office, file from home.
|Personal correspondence||1945-1948||Box 4|
|Matters of community and family interest, including retirement from George School (1948)||1945-1948||Box 4|
|Disposal of books||1953, 1957, 1963||Box 4|
|Visit to Pacific Yearly Mtg. and Southwestern Friends||1954-1966||Box 4|
|Council of Churches, Newtown, Bucks County area||1958-1964||Box 5|
|Council of Churches, Newtown, Bucks County area||1962-1969||Box 5|
|Letters concerning Peace||1961||Box 5|
|International Association for Religious Freedom||1958-1960||Box 5|
|Letters in appreciation of Diaries and Correspondence of Margaretta Walton, 1829-1904, by George A. and J. Barnard Walton||1962||Box 5|
|Letters concerning George Walton's book on his father, Joseph S. Walton||1963-1968||Box 5|
|Comments on ms. of biography of Joseph S. Walton||1964-1965||Box 5|
|Correspondence re: gift copies of Joseph S. Walton||1966-1967||Box 5|
Ser. 3. Writings, 1904-1967
|Articles and addresses||1904-1962||Box 6-7|
|"Holy Spirit" and Christian Unity||1937-1965||(3 folders)||Box 6-7|
|Joseph S. Walton, text of talk to George School Alumni||5/16/1964||Box 6-7|
|Europe, articles published, and papers by young boys at Ackworth School, England on "What Mr. Walton said?"||1929-||Box 6-7|
|"Quakers Then and Now", and related material||1940-1941||Box 6-7|
|Jesse Kersey||1849-1954||Box 6-7|
|"Spirit in Man" by Rufus Jones
Used as an essay adaptation for a discussion group led by George Walton.
|Outlines of addresses||1915-1916, 1926-1939, 1940-1957||Box 8|
Ser. 4. Notes on various subjects, 1928-1957
|Notes may be memory joggers.
|George School||1928||(small black leather notebook)||Box 9|
|Notes taken during Meetings and Conferences||1929-1957||(6 notebooks)||Box 9|
|Deep Insights into Religion||1950-1956||Box 9|
|Personal Reactions to Religion||1950-1956||Box 9|
|Constructive Thoughts Concerning Religion||1950's||Box 9|
|Important Approaches to Religion||Box 9|
|Notes on Friends World Conference, Oxford, and visits to Meetings in California Yearly Meeting and the SW||1954-1955||Box 9|
|Schools other than the George School||Box 9|
|The Quaker Message and Method by AFSC||Box 9|
|Notes||1951, 1954-1957||Box 9|
|Undated pack of card with notes
Includes notes on Isaiah's literary style, spiritual religion, spiritual unity, etc.
Ser. 5: George School, 1929-1948, n.d.
|"George School Experience"
Small file box of notes and anecdotes, probably for public speaking.
|Writings and addresses||1929, 1946, 1948, n.d.||Box 10|
Ser. 6. School Affiliation Service, 1950-1960
Ser. 7. Photographs, n.d.
Ser. 8. Reference material, 1912-1967
|Philosophy of Quaker Education, source material||1914-1946||Box 13|
|Religion in Education||1938-1956||Box 13|
|Religion in public schools||1948-1952||Box 13|
|Miscellaneous reference material||1912-1967||Box 13|