Joseph S. Stewart scrapbooks

Joseph S. Stewart scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Joseph S. Stewart scrapbooks
Dates: 1894-1932
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (3 volumes)
Quantity: One scrapbook (the largest) is extremely fragile and may require assistance for proper handling.
Abstract:The collection consists of three scrapbooks mainly containing clippings of articles by and about Dr. J.S. Stewart, a prominent educator, policy advisor and writer on educational topics in Georgia; there is occasional correspondence and a few reports from his work at the UGA School of Education are included as well. The primary topic is secondary education, especially the development of high schools in Georgia, an effort in which Stewart was deeply involved. Dates of clippings cover his career and range from circa 1894-1932.
Coll. Number: ms932.TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Josesph S. Stewart of Marietta, Georgia later became Professor of Secondary Education at the University of Georgia in Athens. During his career he taught and mentored others, was editor of the feature column, "Superintendence" in the Southern Educational Journal as well as editor of The High School Quarterly, and served as a State Examiner to the Medical Colleges of Georgia. Dr. Stewart was deeply involved in the effort to solidify a high school education system in Georgia in the early 20th century.

Index Terms

Education, Higher--Georgia.
Education--Georgia--History--19th century.
Georgia--Education--Universities and colleges.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Joseph S. Stewart scrapbooks. MS 932. Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library. The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Scrapbook includes Annual Catalogue for Harwood Seminary (1889) and newspaper clippings, 1880s-1910s
2Scrapbook more about Joseph S. Stewart, some correspondence in the pages, 1900-1927
3Scrapbook about high school education, 1931