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Charles Stewart collection

 Collection — Folder: S1253
Identifier: S1253

Scope and Contents

This collectio ncomprises two newspaper clippings of articles from the column "A Hoosier Listening Post" by Kate Milner Rabb in the Indianapolis Star on February 15-16, 1935, regarding Charles Stewart, editor of the Indianapolis Sentinel and his letters to his family about his time as a student at the College of St. James in Hagerstown, Maryland from 1849 to 1851.


  • 1935


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Charles Gray McLean Stewart was born January 30, 1836, in Hagerstown, Maryland, to William (1804-1869) and Sophia Weems Doud (1809-1883). He attended the College of St. James, in Hagerstown from 1849 to 1851. Stewart became the editor of the Indianapolis Sentinel. His father owned a bookstore in Indianapolis, Indiana. His letters from school were saved by his daughter Susan Daulton Stewart (1864-1945). Stewart died on December 28, 1915, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/02/16 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2017/02/16 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/02/27 by Brittany Kropf.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.