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Register of the John Stewart Papers
MSS 614  
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Description
The papers of John Stewart, author, musician and UCSD Muir College provost (1965-1987) contain the research materials for his book about composer Ernst Krenek titled Ernst Krenek: The Man and His Music (1991), including typescript drafts; notes describing correspondence, essays, and articles about Krenek; chronologies; and a series of reel-to-reel audiorecordings of interviews with Krenek by Stewart. Also included are drafts of writings, teaching materials, and correspondence with colleagues including Ernst Krenek.
Background
John Lincoln Stewart was born January 24, 1917 in Alton, Illinois, and grew up in Granville and Dwight, Ontario. He graduated from Dennison College with a double major in English and Music and received his doctorate in English literature at Ohio State University. He served in World War II in the Army Signal Corps. He taught English at UCLA and Dartmouth before joining UCSD, publishing The Burden of Time: The Fugitives and Agrarians, a history of the Nashville literary groups of the 1920s and 1930s.
Extent
5.6 Linear feet (15 archives boxes)
Availability
Audiorecordings are restricted. Researchers must request user copies.