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Guide to the George William Stewart Collection, 1870-1930
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Contents
  • Biography
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: George William Stewart Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1870-1930
    Box Number: 779-814
    Creator: Stewart, George William, 1857-1931
    Extent: 36 boxes
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Unrestricted.

    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], George William Stewart Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Stewart, George William, 1857-1931
    Conservation of natural resources--California
    Hawaii--History
    Indians of North America--California
    California. National Guard--History
    Sequoia National Park (Calif.)
    Tulare County (Calif.)--History

    Contents

    Correspondence, biographical materials, military papers, maps, deeds, diary, photographs, etc.

    Biography

    George William Stewart was born at Smith's Flat, near Placerville, April 29, 1857. He lived in El Dorado County until 1869, then at Santa Cruz unitl l1872, when he moved to Tulare County. From 1876 to 1880, he edited the Visalia DELTA. From 1880 to 1883, he did editorial work in Hawaii. He returned to Visalia in 1885 and resumed work at the DELTA, continuing until 1899. In 1887, he joined the Nation al Guard and attained the rank of lieutenant colonel. From 1898 to 1914, he was registrar of the U.S. Land Office at Visalia. From 1914, he worked as a land lawyer in Visalia. Beginning in 1875, he took an active role in conservation of California's forests and was instrumental in creating Sequoia National Park. He organized Mount Whitney Club in 1902. He died in san Francisco, September 6, 1931.

    Correspondents

    Major Correspondents

    • Bowers, William
    • Cooper, J. A.
    • Cooper, William A.
    • DeYoung, M. H.
    • Eisen, Gustavus A., 1847-1940
    • Ellsworth, Rodney Sydes
    • Ennisson, Annie
    • Ennisson, Jennie
    • Ennisson, Joseph
    • Farquhar, Francis Peloubet, 1887-
    • Hanscom, S. L.
    • Hatton, George F.
    • Jepson, Willis Linn, 1867-1946
    • Latta, Frank Forrest, 1892-
    • Lentz, William H.
    • Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942
    • Needham, J. W.
    • Oat, J. Morton.
    • Perkins, George C. (George Clement), 1839-1923
    • Rhodes, M. Thayer
    • Smith, S. C.
    • Stewart, James S.
    • Stewart, William L.
    • Thrum, Thomas G. (Thomas George), 1843-1932
    • Walker, Frank J.
    • Walker, Robert
    • Weir, John
    • White, John Roberts, 1879-

    Other Correspondents

    • Abrate, Domenico
    • Ackerman, Irene McCord
    • Agnew, Jesse B.
    • Aigner, Jos. L.
    • Albright, Horace
    • Alexander, W. M.
    • Alford, B. (Mrs.)
    • Allen, George Arthur
    • Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921
    • Andrews, Philip
    • Angel, Myron
    • Angus, Annie Smart
    • Arnold, C. E.
    • Arntzenius, Perome
    • Atwood, Albert William, 1879-
    • Austin, Oscar P. (Oscar Phelps), 1848?-1933
    • Aydelott, George
    • Bade, William Frederick
    • Badlam, Alex
    • Baker, Geo. F.
    • Baker, Martha Louise
    • Baker, P. Y.
    • Baldwin, H. P.
    • Barbour, Henry E.
    • Barnell, Lizzie
    • Barnhart, E. W.
    • Barton, Stephen
    • Berry, C. J.
    • Bingham, E. K.
    • Blakely, F. A.
    • Bond, E. B.
    • B[ond], E[lias] C[ornelius]
    • Bonner, John
    • Bookwalter, F. M.
    • Borden, G. M.
    • Borvek, M. D.
    • Boyd, N. E.
    • Boyle, Dan O.
    • Bozkiewicz, Ransom
    • Braverman, Louis
    • Brewster, Clara
    • Briminstool, E. A.
    • Bristol, Irving B.
    • Brown, John Henry, 1810-1905
    • Brown, L. H.
    • Bryant, D. S.
    • Buckman, Guy
    • Budlong, D. H.
    • Buffington, M. W.
    • Bullock, R. H.
    • Bunker, William Mitchell
    • Burgess, Joseph E.
    • Burke, E. W.
    • Burke, Flora
    • Burke, James M.
    • Burton, W. C.
    • Butler, A. B.
    • Bynes, Floyd
    • Cain, P. P.
    • Clahoun, Nellie
    • Canfield, C. A.
    • Carlsmith, Carl
    • Cartmill, W. B.
    • Castle, C. H.
    • Cattell, J.
    • Chalfant, W. A. (Willie Arthur), 1868-1943
    • Chase, Arthur H.
    • Childs, F. P.
    • Christie, Alex
    • Clark, A. A.
    • Clemens, William Montgomery, 1860-1931
    • Clough, Fred W.
    • Colby, William E.
    • Conant, Samuel Stillman, 1831
    • Conklin, A. R.
    • Cooper, Frank P.
    • Cooper, J. B.
    • Cosgrave, George, 1870-1945
    • Cosper, E. T.
    • Coulter, W. A.
    • Courtney, W. H.
    • Coy, Owen Cochran, 1884-1952
    • Crighton, Marion
    • Crites, Arthur S., 1879-
    • Cutter, William McLellan, b. 1836
    • Damon, Samuel Chenery, 1815-1885
    • Davis, C. H.
    • Davis, J. W.
    • Davis, Robert
    • Devinly, W. H.
    • DeVries, Marion
    • Dewey, E. M.
    • Dewey, Fred. V.
    • Dillon, Ed.
    • Dobson, J. W.
    • Dodge, Phillip T.
    • Dubois, Alfred W.
    • Dudley, W. R.
    • Dunlap, Boutwell, b. 1877
    • Eastwood, Alice, 1859-1953
    • Eckles, J. G.
    • Eckley, Frank
    • Eddy, L. E.
    • Eichmann, Grace Shull
    • Ellis, S. L. N.
    • Ely, Frank W.
    • Ennisson, Elaine
    • Ennisson, George R.
    • Ennisson, Grace
    • Ennisson, James
    • Ennisson, Mary
    • Ennisson, Mary J.
    • Ennisson, Walter J.
    • Ennisson, William
    • Erwin, A. O.
    • Estee, W. W.
    • Evans, Burr C.
    • Evermann, Barton Warren, 1853-1932
    • Falvey, Bessie G.
    • Faus, T. H. (Mrs.)
    • Fay, H.
    • Fay, Luke
    • Ferguson, Milton James, 1879-
    • Ferguson, Virginia
    • Finlayson, James
    • Flint, Frank
    • Flower, Gretchen
    • Fogg, W. S.
    • Fornander, Abraham, 1812-1887
    • Foster, John
    • Frasier, Melville P., 1863-
    • Fredericks, J. D.
    • Frost, A. W.
    • Fry, Walter
    • Furneaux, Charles
    • Gallagher, James
    • Gardner, Geo. E.
    • Gibb, Annie
    • Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918
    • Gilchrist, Hugh
    • Girvin, Ernest A.
    • Girvin, J. W.
    • Graham, W. S.
    • Graves, John M.
    • Gray, Wheaton A.
    • Greeley, William Buckhout, 1879-
    • Green, A. N.
    • Grenfield, A.
    • Griffith, Frank
    • Grinnell, Joseph, 1877-1939
    • Grosvenor, Elbert
    • Guthrie, C. L.
    • Guy, W. R.
    • Hall, [ ]
    • Halstead, Annie
    • Hamel, Charles D. (Charles Dennis), 1881-
    • Hamilton, W. C.
    • Hamlin, B.
    • Hanna, Phil Townsend, 1896-1957
    • Hart, Wm. H. H.
    • Hart, W. Thos.
    • Haskins, Charles Warren
    • Haskins, William C.
    • Hawes, Horace
    • Hayes, W. Scott
    • Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951
    • Herman, R.
    • Hinton, Richard Josiah, 1830-1901
    • Hittell, Theodore Henry, 1830-1917
    • Holden, Edward Singleton, 1846-1914
    • Holley, Harry Hall
    • Holme, Garnet, 1874-1929
    • Hopping, Ralph
    • Horsburgh, Jas.
    • Hough, Emerson, 1857-1923
    • Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915
    • Huggins, Dorothy
    • Huntington, Henry Edward, 1850-1927
    • Hurst, G. D.
    • Hurst, H.
    • Hutchinson, Arthur J. H.
    • Jackson, Florence
    • Jackson, Orick
    • James, David B.
    • James, George Wharton, 1858-1923
    • James, Gertrude
    • Jenke, [ ]
    • Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937
    • Johnson, W. R.
    • Jones, W. G.
    • Judd, A. F.
    • Kalakaua (King)
    • Kent, William, 1864-1928
    • Kenyon, Geo. Carson
    • Kibler, N. W.
    • King, F. J.
    • King, L. J.
    • Kinner, Abbot
    • Klindern, G. W.
    • Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960
    • Lackland, [ ]
    • Langenberg, George
    • Lee, C. H.
    • Lewis, Henry C.
    • Lichtenstein, Joy, 1874-
    • Lillie, Clarence B.
    • Lillis, S. C.
    • Linder, R.
    • Lockwood, A. N.
    • Lorigan, Wm. G.
    • Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928
    • Lyle, Annie G.
    • Lyons, L[orenzo (Rev.)]
    • Madden, J. H.
    • Maddox, Ben. M.
    • Marshall, Robert Bradford
    • Martin, George H.
    • Martin, Jas. Adams
    • Mather, Stephen T.
    • Matheson, Florence Percy
    • Mattison, Frank
    • Maybell, Stephen
    • McAdie, Alexander, 1863-1943
    • McClatchy, Charles Kenny, 1858-1936
    • McClatchy, V. S. (Valentine Stuart), 1857-1938
    • McClure, F. D.
    • McCrary, H. A.
    • McCrey, Harry W.
    • McCubbin, John C. (John Cameron), 1863-1957
    • MacDonald, D. A.
    • McEwen, M. J. (Mrs.)
    • McGlashan, C. F. (Charles Fayette), 1847-1931
    • MacKenzie, George G.
    • McKevitt, Frank B.
    • MacKintosh, Alex. M.
    • Mc Phaill, J. S.
    • McPherson, George W.
    • McPherson, John C.
    • Meany, Edmond S. (Edmond Stephen), 1862-1935
    • Meyerdorff, M. S.
    • Mills, Anna
    • Mills, Enos Abijah, 1870-1922
    • Mills, Mabel Louise
    • Mills, W. N.
    • Minor, T. H.
    • Mixter, Frank W.
    • Morice, A. J.
    • Morrow, W. C. (William Chambers), 1853-1923
    • Muir, John, 1838-1914
    • Murphy, F. M.
    • Murray, Eli H.
    • Murray, Peter
    • Needham, J. W.
    • Newhall, Charles Lyman, 1834-
    • Norboe, Paul M.
    • Norris, Charles
    • Oat, Maggie
    • Ochshaffen, Rovert von
    • O'Henry, James
    • Oliver, Grey
    • Osborne, H. Z.
    • Pace, H. L.
    • Plamer, G. K.
    • Palmer, Leroy A.
    • Pardee, B. J.
    • Pardee, George Cooper, 1857-
    • Parker, James
    • Parrott, D. K.
    • Pasquale, B.
    • Patterson, A. B.
    • Pedlar, A. J.
    • Pennycook, W. D.
    • Perriman, Flora California
    • Perry, S. H.
    • Pillsbury, Arthur Judson, 1854-1937
    • Pinkem, Chas. T.
    • Poulsen, Axel Ron
    • Ratliff, W. P.
    • Reeve, Arthur
    • Reid, Harvey Fielding, 1859-1944
    • Rhodes, John L.
    • Robbins, Nola
    • Roberts, S. S.
    • Rockwell, L. A.
    • Ronssian. Lida
    • Rowell, Chester Harvey, 1867-1948
    • Rowland, R. E.
    • Ruggles, L. B.
    • Sandberg, H.
    • Sanders, Oregon
    • Sayre, E. L.
    • Scribner, O.
    • Scamans, R. M.
    • Shafter, Wm. N.
    • Shanklin, J. W.
    • Sheldon, H. L.
    • Shepard, Anna Osler, 1903-
    • Shinn, Charles Howard, 1852-1924
    • Short, Frank H. (Frank Hamilton), 1862-1920
    • Short, J. M.
    • Shortridge, Chas. Morgan, b. 1861
    • Shortridge, Samuel M.
    • Shuey, M. C. K. (Mrs.)
    • Simons, [ ]
    • Sinnott, Nicholas J.
    • Skinner, H. E.
    • Smart, Jos. A.
    • Smith, A. G.
    • Smith, B. X.
    • Smith, Benj. G.
    • Smith, W. E.
    • Snow, Alva E.
    • Solinsky, Frank
    • Stebbins, F.
    • Steinbach, John A.
    • Stephens, H. Morse (Henry Morse), 1857-1919
    • Stevenson, T. J.
    • Stewart, Gladys
    • Stewart, Joseph
    • Stewart, Susie
    • Stoddard, William Osborn, 1835-1925
    • Stratemeyer, Geo. E.
    • Struson, John M.
    • Studabecker, J. A.
    • Swain, A. H.
    • Swanson, Carrie C.
    • Swett, Frank H.
    • Switzer, T. W.
    • Taylor, Albert Leonard
    • Taylor, Edward DeWitt
    • Taylor, H. N.
    • Teggart, Frederick John, 1870-1946
    • Tharp, Newton J.
    • Thew, Susan
    • Thompson, A. F.
    • Thompson, H.
    • Thompson, Thomas. H. (Thomas Hinkley), 1841-1915
    • Thrum, Ella
    • Thrum, J. F.
    • Titus, Edw. K.
    • Tomkins, William
    • Toy, Harvey M.
    • Traeger, Will I.
    • Turner, Geo. W.
    • Twaddle, Bessie H.
    • Tyler, J. S.
    • Van Zandt, J. K.
    • Versteeg, Chester
    • Vincent, E. E.
    • Vogelsang, Charles. A.
    • Wagner, Theo.
    • Wagstaff, A. E. (Alexander E.)
    • Wales, F. H.
    • Wallace, Hamilton
    • Ward, M. L.
    • Waterhouse, Alfred James, 1855-1928
    • Waterman, W. R.
    • Weaver, Sam
    • Weaver, S. M.
    • Weeks, George F.
    • Weller, Dana R.
    • Werks, B. D.
    • White, Harrison
    • White, James H.
    • Whitmore, Chas. A.
    • Whitney, H. M.
    • Wickson, Edward J. (Edward James), 1848-1923
    • Wilcomb, Charles P., 1865-1915
    • Williamson, J. M.
    • Willis, Bengman
    • Willis, V. J.
    • Wilson, Herbert Earl
    • Winchell, Lilbourne Alsip, 1855-
    • Wing, Monica Shannon
    • Winkelhaus, William A.
    • Wiseman, Joseph E.
    • Wodehouse, James H.
    • Wolff, Norman C.
    • Woodward, Al.
    • Wright, A. M.
    • Wright, F.
    • Wright, John
    • Wright, M.
    • Wright, Stuart S.
    • Yard, Robert Sterling, 1861-
    • Yoakum, Alma R.
    • Young, C. C.
    • Young, Chas.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    Books

    • Stewart, Geo. W. Manual for Non-Commissioned Officers. Visalia : n.p., 1901.
    • Wade, W. S. Record of Alleged Fraudulent Land Entries. U.S. Dept. of Interior, General Land Office, Eureka and Humboldt Land Districts, ca. 1900.

    Maps

    • Title: California. General.
      Date: n.d..
      Map of California showing the National Forests and main highways.
      Identifier/Call Number: (c912 C15nf ca. 1930)
    • Title: California. Kern Co.
      Date: 1921.
      Map of Kern River Oil Field and adjoining territory.
      Identifier/Call Number: (c912 K39 1921)
    • Title: California. Kern Co.
      Date: 1901.
      Bakersfield, Kern County, California. Pictorial map.
      Identifier/Call Number: (c912 K39 1901)