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Guide to the Newton Lloyd Andrews papers



Descriptive Summary

Identification: A1068

Creator :Andrews, N. L.

Title: Newton Lloyd Andrews papers

Dates: 1861-1970

Extent: 1.0 Cubic Feet

Language: English

Collection is open for research.

Biographical note

Newton Lloyd Andrews was a faculty member and administrator at Madison University, which later became known as Colgate University, for over fifty years.

He was born in Fabius, New York, on August 14, 1841. He earned his undergraduate degree from the college at Madison University in 1862 and a Master's from the Seminary in 1864. He went on to obtain a PhD from Hamilton College in 1878, an LLD from the University of Chicago in 1883, and a Doctor of Humane Letters from Colgate in 1914. He studied philology and classical literature abroad from 1879-1880; the history of art in Europe, Egypt, and Asia from 1895-1896; and the history of art abroad in 1903, 1909, and 1910.

Andrews held the following positions at Madison and Colgate: principal of the grammar school (1864-1869); adjunct professor of Latin (1865-1866); professor of Latin (1866-1868); professor of Greek language and literature (1868-1918); librarian (1868-1880); dean of college faculty (1880-1895); and lecturer on the history of art (1896-1918). He died in Hamilton on September 14, 1918.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains writings, lectures, sermons, teaching material, lists of slides, and a small amount of correspondence.


Art -- Study and teaching.
Civilization, Classical -- Study and teaching.
Andrews, N. L.
Andrews, N. L.

Contents List

Lectures, sermons, and writings,
Box 1 Folder 1
1861-1864, undated
Box 1 Folder 2
1870s-1880s, undated
Box 1 Folder 3
1877 June; 1897 June
Lectures on Platonism; address at the unveiling of the war memorial tablet
Box 1 Folder 4
1877, undated
Writings on Greek architecture and sculpture, the theory of ideas, and preexistence
Box 1 Folder 5
Lectures on Greek Archaeology, Architecture, and Sculpture
Box 1 Folder 6
Box 1 Folder 7
1880, undated
Writings on Greek art, architecture, sculpture, and archaeology
Box 1 Folder 8
1885 July
Required attendance upon college exercises (read at the University Convocation in Albany)
Box 1 Folder 9
Baccalaureate sermon
Box 1 Folder 10
1897; 1904
Sermon for the funeral of Alexander M. Beebe; writing on the changing and the permanent in liberal education
Box 1 Folder 11
1899-1904, undated
Addresses at University of Rochester and Colgate; essay on the changing and the permanent in liberal education
Box 1 Folder 12
1904, undated
Writings on Gothic architecture, catacombs, and other topics; memorial to James B. Colgate
Box 1 Folder 13
Writing on catacombs
Course materials,
Box 1 Folder 14
1871, undated
Lectures and course materials
Box 1 Folder 15
Writings, lectures, and course materials
Box 1 Folder 16
Course materials
Box 1 Folder 17
Registers of Hours for History of Art
Slide lists,
Box 1 Folder 18
circa 1890s-1910s
Lists of slides with notes (1 of 2)
Box 1 Folder 19
circa 1890s-1910s
Lists of slides with notes (2 of 2)
Box 1 Folder 20
Lists of slides and illustrations
Box 1 Folder 21
Notebooks with lists of slides
Correspondence and related material,
Box 1 Folder 22
Correspondence - Andrews family and others
Box 1 Folder 23
1908 July 17
Letter from Newton Lloyd Andrews to Dr. Hobart
Box 1 Folder 24
Obituary and article on Newton L. Andrews; correspondence regarding will of Charlotte H. Andrews and family history of Newton L. Andrews


Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries


Lora J. Davis and Allyson Smally, May 1, 2014.


September 2, 2015: Filing title added by Frances Holmes


Identification of item (Author, Title, and Date of item if known), A1068, Newton Lloyd Andrews papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.

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