Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.1.354 (s.c.)

Title: David L. Newlands fonds

Dates of creation: 1962, 2021

Physical description: 1 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch:  David Newlands, an American and member of the Society of Friends (Quakers), spent two years in Voluntary Service with Mennonite Central Committee teaching in Newfoundland from 1961-1963. He took the position to serve as a conscientious objector in response to his U.S. military draft notice. He taught for one year at Durrell Arm and one year at Kettle Cove in the Twillingate area. Following this experience, he went on to teach at Rockway Mennonite School in Kitchener, Ontario and became a Canadian citizen.

Custodial history: Donated to the Archives in 2023 by David L. Newlands

Scope and content: A profile of Newland as a teacher in Newfoundland in the Rutgers Alumni Monthly, and an excerpt from "The Story of My Life" about his time in Newfoundland.

Notes: Original archival description created 2023 by Laureen Harder-Gissing.


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