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Walter Camp letter to Barton O. Aylesworth

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 713

Scope and Contents

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


  • 1901


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing 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.

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.


1 envelopes

1 item


Collection maintained in original order.

Custodial History

Purchased from Fred A. Rosenstock in 1976.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock; 1976.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.


Typescript, signed.

Register of Walter Camp letter to Barton O. Aylesworth
In Progress
Morgan Crockett
2010 July 16
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States