Walton, Thomas William. Survey of Home Missions in Illinois, c.1914 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Scope and Contents: Thomas Walton, who graduated from the University of Illinois in 1911, became Education Director of the campus Y.M.C.A. in 1914. This collection contains his handwritten draft (on 70 half-size sheets of paper) of "The Spending of Home Mission Money in Illinois." He based his paper on interviews with church officials and on a questionaire sent to pastors of major Protestant denominations. The collection also includes a copy of Walton's University of Illinois grades.