Contains correspondence with publishers, editors, agents, writers, teachers, research associates, family, friends and fans;
research notes and documents; manuscripts of writings including: Ordeal by Hunger, Storm, Fire, Names on the Land, U.S. 40,
Earth Abides, The California Trail, Pickett's Charge, Year of the Oath, American Place Names, Names on the Globe; proofs,
publicity, reviews; notes for speeches. Also includes bibliographies of his writings and bibliographies compiled by Stewart.
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: 7 boxes, 12 cartons, 1 oversize folder and 2 oversize items
Linear feet: approx. 19
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