The George Rippey Stewart Papers: Additions contains incoming correspondence, financial records, personal papers, and family
papers. Correspondence is with publishers, editors, agents, writers, teachers, research associates, readers, family and friends.
Financial records are mainly royalty statements. Personal papers include engagement books, biographical information and other
miscellaneous personal items. Family papers include genealogical material, journals and memoirs of forebears.
George Rippey Stewart, writer and academician, was born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, on May 31, 1895, the son of George Rippey
and Ella Wilson Stewart. The family moved to Pasadena, California, when Stewart was 12. After graduation from high school,
Stewart went to Princeton, receiving his A. B. in 1917. From 1917 to 1919 he served in the U. S. Army. In 1920 Stewart obtained
his M. A. in English literature from the University of California, Berkeley, and in 1922 he was awarded a Ph.D. in English
from Columbia University.
Number of containers: 4 boxes, 2 cartons and 1 oversize folder
Linear feet: 4.15
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