Guide to the George William Stewart Collection, 1870-1930

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Guide to the George William Stewart Collection, 1870-1930



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

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.

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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)

Container List

Box 779

Correspondence A-B

Box 780

Correspondence C-D

Box 781

Correspondence E

Box 782

Correspondence F-G

Box 783

Correspondence H-K

Box 784

Correspondence L-M

Box 785

Correspondence N-R

Box 786

Correspondence S-T-U

Box 787

Correspondence V-Z

Box 788

Political correspondence 1897-1898

Box 789

Persons: A-Z

Box 790

Persons: Tulare County Interviews A-Z

Box 791

Persons: George W. Stewart biographical

Box 792

Associations and Organizations: A-F

Box 793

Associations and Organizations: General Land Office (1870-1916)

Box 794

Associations and Organizations: G - National

Box 795

Associations and Organizations: National Parks Assoc. (1920-1931)

Box 796

Associations and Organizations: Pine Institute - S

Box 797

Associations and Organizations: Sequoia National Park Assoc. (1898-1930)

Box 798

Associations and Organizations: Sierra Club (1923-1927)

Box 799

Associations and Organizations: Sierra National Parks - Z

Box 800

Subjects: A-F

Box 801

Subjects: Hawaiian materials

Box 802

Subjects: Indians: A - Languages

Box 803

Subjects: Indians: Legends - S

Box 804

Subjects: Indians: T - Z

Box 805

Subjects: J - T

Box 806

Subjects: Tulare County: A - History

Box 807

Subjects: Tulare County: K - Visalia

Box 808

Subjects: Y - Z

Box 809

Military Papers: United Spanish War Veterans 1923-1925

Box 810

Military Papers: National Guard

Box 811

Military Papers: World War I: A-K

Box 812

Military Papers: World War I: L-Z

Box 813

Miscellany:

 

Autograph book

 

Badges

 

British Consular Forms

 

Business and membership cards

 

Certificates - Clippings

 

Deeds

 

Diary 1927-1929

 

Examinations (1866)

 

Insurance

 

Invitations

Box 814

Miscellany:

 

Maps

 

Notes and drafts (articles, books and speeches)

 

Photographs

 

Poetry (including Japanese style poems)

 

Receipts

 

Sheet music