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Finding Aid to the George Rippey Stewart Papers, 1914-1984
BANC MSS C-H 13  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
Number of containers: 7 boxes, 12 cartons, 1 oversize folder and 2 oversize items Linear feet: approx. 19
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94270-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.