Walter Camp letter to Barton O. Aylesworth

Walter Camp letter to Barton O. Aylesworth

Dates: 1901

Letter written by Camp to B. Aylesworth providing a listing of his personal accomplishments.

  • Extent: 1 envelopes. -- 1 item
  • Creator: Aylesworth, Barton O. (Barton Orville), 1860-1933. -- Camp, Walter, 1859-1925
  • Call Number: MSS SC 713
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Collection maintained in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Walter Camp letter to Barton O. Aylesworth must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Typescript, signed.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 713; Walter Camp letter to Barton O. Aylesworth; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 713, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Fred A. Rosenstock in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock; 1976.
Subject Terms
Camp, Walter, 1859-1925; Correspondence; Material Types
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Camp (Walter) letter to Barton O. Aylesworth
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-21T17:15-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Walter Camp (1859-1925) was an American football player, coach, and author.

Walter Camp was born on April 7, 1859 in New Britain, Connecticut to Leverett Lee and Ellen Sophia Camp. He studied at Yale University, where he played on the football team. He later attended the Yale Medical School and worked for the New Haven Clock Company. On June 30, 1888 he married Alice Graham Sumner, and they had two children. Camp became known for his involvement in developing the rules of college football, as well as his writings on sports. He served as coach of the Yale football team from 1888 to 1892, and for Stanford University between 1892 and 1895. He passed away on March 14, 1925 in New York, New York.

Biographical History

Barton O. Aylesworth (1860-1933) was an American college administrator and minister.

Barton Orville Aylesworth was born on September 5, 1860 in Athens, Illinois. He studied at Eureka College, and served as a minister in Illinois and Iowa following his graduation. While serving in Atlantic, Illinois he married Georgia M. Shores, and they had one son, Merlin H. Aylesworth. In 1889 he was selected to as president of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where he served until 1897. After leaving Drake he moved west and became the pastor of the Central Christian Church in Denver, Colorado. He returned to education in 1899 when he was appointed the president of the State Agricultural College in Fort Collins, serving until 1909. Aylesworth passed away on July 1, 1933 in Denver, Colorado.

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