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Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1j912) was a Quaker educator and the second principal (1901-1912) of the George School (Bucks County, Pa.). The collection contains diaries and biographical material, financial and legal papers, correspondence, writings and lectures, and papers related to the George School.
Ser. 1. Biographical material, ca. 1880-1911
|Outline chronology of life of Joseph S. Walton||(1 sheet)||Box 1|
|England and Scotland journal||1904||Box 1|
|Journal entitlted "Glimpses of Friends in England"||1904||Box 1|
|Tour of Europe journal||1911||Box 1|
|"Notes by the Way", 1902-1906
Describes experiences in traveling to be used for articles or books.
|"A Pedestrian's trip to Buck Hill"||1902||Box 1|
|"A Sunrise at Sea"||n.d.||Box 1|
|"Sunset Oak"||1902||Box 1|
|"In Through Creek Valley"||1903||Box 1|
|"Lake George Camp"||1903||Box 1|
|"Quaker Footsteps in the Land of J. Knox"
Published in the Friends' Intelligencer.
|List of Lewis B. Walton "Archives of Joseph S. Walton"
Papers which belonged to Lewis B. Walton and are included in this collection.
|University of Pennsylvania records and thesis (printed)||1893-1896, 1897||Box 1|
|Miscellaneous notes, Swarthmore College||1904||Box 1|
|Family pictures, including copy negatives||Box 1|
|3 photos unidentified||ca. 1880||Box 1|
|Obituaries, and personal letters to George Walton after the death of Joseph S. Walton, and of Dora E. Walton||Box 2|
|Letters re: Joseph S. Walton||Box 2|
|Account of mountain climb in Switzerland with his father, written by Lewis B. Walton||Box 2|
Ser. 2. George School Papers, 1901-1965
|Letter from Deborah Fisher Stubbs (J. Walton's sister), matron, to Isaac and Isabel Wierman||10/21/1910||Box 2|
|Letter from Joseph Swain||11/11/1908||Box 2|
|Letters from recent alumni to Joseph S. Walton
Letters kept in his desk.
|Letters and memos from former pupils to George A. Walton
Letters includes reminiscences about Joseph S. Walton.
|Dr. J. S. Walton as his pupils remember him, by classes at George School||Box 2|
|An account of Joseph S. Walton at the time of his death, with account to George School||(4 typed carbon pages)||Box 2|
|Address by the principal, re: Thanksgiving||1901||Box 2|
|Note by George Walton about Joseph S. Walton||Box 2|
|"To the graduates"||1903||Box 2|
|Founders Day Welcome||1903||Box 2|
|Teachers' outing||1909-1910||Box 2|
Ser. 3. Lectures and other writings, 1890-1909
|Struggle for Ohio Valley (incomplete manuscript)||n.d.||Box 3|
|Newspaper clipping, "Conclusion as formed in the child's mind"||1890||Box 3|
|Lectures and lessons||1890-1893|
|Book of judgment||Box 3|
|Emergencies (series of talks to school audiences)||Box 3|
|Quakerism: what shall a Quaker do with it?||Box 3|
|Who pays the school tax?||Box 3|
|The Will||Box 3|
|Boys and boys||1891-1899||Box 3|
|Great men, God's instruments: George Washington||1897||Box 3|
|Boys on a farm (unfinished manuscript)||Box 3|
|The new democracy or the advent of Quakerism||1901-1902||Box 3|
|The inner light||1902-1903||Box 3|
|The legacy of William Penn
Reprint from Friends Quarterly Examiner, v. 37 p. 46-53.
|Theological portions of Penn's writings||n.d.||Box 3|
Prepared for address at 15th and Race St.
|Philosophy of education||1905||Box 4|
|David Lloyd (incomplete)||1905||Box 4|
|Elements of liberty in a spiritual religion||1906-1907||Box 4|
|Early Quakerism lectures (given at Swarthmore)||1907||Box 4|
|Studies in mystical religion
Printed in the Friends Intelligencer, v. 66, no. 34.
Ser. 4. Financial and legal papers, 1878-1943
|Will of Joseph S. Walton||3/29/1890||Box 4|
|Publication contract between J.S. Walton and George W. Jacobs & Co.
re: book Conrad Weiser and the Indian Policy of Colonial Pennsylvania
|Account book of Joseph S. Walton||1904-1911||Box 5|
|Account book of Joseph Walton, used by others||1912-1937||Box 4|
|Quit claim from Martin G. Brumbaugh to J.S. Walton
concerning Stories of Pennsylvania
|Will of Dora E. Walton||3/20/1933||Box 4|
|Agreement, Dora E. Walton to Helen C. Muller re. Buck Hill Falls property||4/1/1939||Box 4|
|Estate of Dora E. Walton; George A. Walton, Exec.||1943||Box 4|
|Marriage certificate, Joseph to Dora Brosine
Filed in Chart Case.
|Joseph S. Walton diplomas
Filed in chart case.
|University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D, philosophy||1896|
|Dora Brosine diplomas
Filed in chart case.
|State Normal School, Master in Didactics||1878||Box 4|
Ser. 5: Correspondence, 1895-1904
|Personal correspondence received, 1895-1904:|
|from: American Book Company||11/7/1898||Box 5|
|L. [W.?] Brosius "To Brother and Sister"||4/25/1902||Box 5|
|John J. Cornell||11/24/1898||Box 5|
With news clippings regarding Joseph S. Walton's speech on teachers and tobacco.
|Lilian Graham||11/13/1904||Box 5|
|Jessie R. Henderson
With excerpts from an article titled "Lincoln's Religion."
|John A. M. Passmore||2/15/1897||Box 5|
|James L. Pennypack||12/17/1903||Box 5|
|G.M. Phillips||8/12/1896||Box 5|
|Laura Richardson||11/14/1904||Box 5|
|D.S. "To My dear brother"||n.d.||Box 5|
|[indecipherable] of the State Normal School 6th District "To my dear friend"||2/5/1902||Box 5|
|Martin Brumbaugh||1900, 1901||Box 5|
|Ellen Gordon||1895-1896||Box 5|
|Miscellaneous correspondence rec'd re: farm materiall, 1898-1902|
|from: W.H. Thomas||1898-1902||Box 5|
|George Mavle, with notes||7/18/1898||Box 5|
|Pusey Harvey||7/28/1898||Box 5|
|Miscellaneous correspondence rec'd re: milk, 1902-1903|
|from: George Abbott (Abbot's Alderney Dairies), with Milk Statements||1902-1903||Box 5|
Ser. 6. Memorabilia from George School, 1870-1904
|Donation note of a book to Mrs. H.J. Turner, from the Agassiz Association of Philadelphia||n.d.||Box 5|
|Memorial of Mrs. Ernest Turner
As published in The Amateur Naturalist, vol. III no. 6.
|Resolutions passed at the last meeting of the Leidy Association, concerning Mrs. Turner||1/7/1885||Box 5|
|Catalogue of the West Chester State Normal School 1st District
J.S. Walton listed in the student roster.
|Funeral announcement for Margaretta Walton||5/4/1904||Box 5|
|Correspondence of Martin G. Brumbaugh|
|with American Book Company, with receipts||1898-1900||Box 5|
|from Addison L. Jones||3/22/1898||Box 5|
|Franchise to Ramon Valdes
Franchise grants the right to use water in the Rio Plata for energy production. 2 versions, with "Notes of inquiry on Valdes Franchise." No signature.
|Puerto Rican currency||7/23/1870||Box 5|
|Unidentified photograph (Margaretta Walton?)||ca. 1880s||Box 5|