Clark Berry Stewart collection (photocopies)

Clark Berry Stewart collection (photocopies)

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Stewart, Clark Berry, 1813-1890
Title: Clark Berry Stewart collection (photocopies)
Dates: 1823-1885
Quantity: 0.75 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms997

Biographical/Historical Note

Clark Berry Stewart (1813-1890) was a Presbyterian clergyman and educator, born in Laurens County, South Carolina.

James Lewis Stoddard, son of Elizabeth Owings and William Stoddard, married Margaret Amanda Stewart. Lewis was a private in "The Laurens Briars" Company G, 3rd Regiment, South Carolina Infantry during the Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of copies of letters, writings, transcripts of diaries, and other materials of Clark Berry Stewart from 1836-1839 and 1848-1885. Included is a fine collection of Civil War letters from his son-in-law, J.L. Stoddard, who was serving in Virginia. The diary transcripts (copied from the WPA transcripts) contain short entries discussing his religious education, social life, his service as a minister including where he preached (mostly in South Carolina), his farming activities, and finances.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 3rd. Company G.
Presbyterian Church in the United States--Clergy--South Carolina.
Presbyterians--South Carolina.
South Carolina--Social life and customs--19th century.
Stewart, Clark Berry, 1813-1890 -- Correspondence
Stoddard, James Lewis -- Correspondence
Writings (document genre)

General Notes

Original material is in the possession of the Stewart family.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Clark Berry Stewart collection (photocopies), ms997, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary (photocopies), 1836-1839
2Diary (photocopies), 1848-1853
3Diary (photocopies), 1854-1859
4Diary (photocopies), 1860-1864
5Diary (photocopies), 1866-1871
6Diary (photocopies), 1872-1877
7Diary (photocopies), 1878-1885
21Miscellaneous writings (photocopies)
2Letters (photocopies), 1861-1867
3Letters (photocopies), 1871-1878
4Letters (photocopies), 1861-1865
5Misceallaneous manuscripts (photocopies)