George Black Stewart Papers
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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George Black Stewart (Princeton Class of 1906) served as treasurer (1906-1950) of the American University of Beirut, formerly known as the Syrian Protestant College.
The collection consists of photograph albums, diaries, engagement calendars, and documents of Stewart (Princeton Class of 1906) who was treasurer (1906-1950) of the American University of Beirut, formerly known as the Syrian Protestant College. Included are photographs of his father, George Black Stewart (1854-1932), Woodrow Wilson and his daughters, Princeton University (1906) and the 5-year reunion (1911) of the Class of 1906, his travels in Europe, the faculty of the American University of Beirut, and various sites in Palestine, Syria, and Turkey. There are diaries from 1906 to 1917, engagement calendars with brief entries (1920-1945), speeches on his retirement in 1950, his certificate the "Merit Medallion of Honor" from the Republic of Lebanon (1939), and clippings.
Arranged chronologically, with photograph albums followed by diaries and engagement calendars.
Gift of Frank Stewart '39 (AM 80-46).
Folder inventory prepared by Lisa Yankowitz ('13) in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
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Princeton in the spring of 1906; travels in Europe; snapshots on the S.S. Caledonia, Woodrow Wilson and his daughters, and Professor Gillespie of the Math Department. Index of indentification of photographs for photo album 1 and 2.Physical Description
Travels in Europe; Beirut - life at the Syrian Protestant College (later the American University of Beirut), travels in Syria and Palestine.Physical Description
Travels in Syria and Palestine, life at the Syrian Protestant CollegePhysical Description
Life at the Syrian Protestant College; 5th reunion of the class of 1906; scenes in Beirut during Turkish-Tiallian War (1911); and George B. Stewart's Class of 1876 and familyPhysical Description
2 photographs: 1) Beirut Municipal Council, 1935. 2) Wedding picture of Bayard Dodge and Mary Bliss. Faculty room, Marquand House, Beirut, Syria, 1914 Feburary 12.Physical Description
Diary of George Black Stewart, Jr. Class of 1906, who sailed from N.Y. June 30, 1906 on the S.S. Caledonia with Woodrow Wilson and family. Trip across Europe to Beirut and most of his first year at the Syrian Protestant College. American University of Beirut. 3 pieces.Physical Description
Irregularly kept 1908-1911. The life of a young staff member at the Syrian Protestant College, and his travels in Syria and Palestine. 5 pieces.Physical Description
Treasurer of the American University of Beirut. Last foreigner to sit on the Municipal Council of Beirut. 10 pieces.Physical Description
Treasurer of the American University of Beirut. 12 booklets.Physical Description
8 booklets.Physical Description
First World War. Diaries of G. B. Stewart, Jr. Treasurer of the American University of Beirut. Sketchy, but of some historical interest as they give an idea of conditions in that part of the Otooman Empire. 3 booklets.Physical Description
Translated speeches (handwritten and typed), delivered in honour of Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Stewart on his retirement as Treasurer, 1949-1950, and other occasions. 6 pieces.Physical Description
Arabic and French newspaper clippings regarding G. B. Stewart.Physical Description
Oversize document. Lebanon.Physical Description