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Clark Berry Stewart collection (photocopies)

Clark Berry Stewart collection (photocopies)

Descriptive Summary

Title: Clark Berry Stewart collection (photocopies)
Creator: Stewart, Clark Berry, 1813-1890
Inclusive Dates: 1823-1885
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet (1 document box, 1 half box)
Collection Number: ms997
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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.

For more information, see House of Clark.

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

General Notes

Original material is in the possession of the Stewart family.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject 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.
Soldiers -- Correspondence.
South Carolina -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Stewart, Clark Berry, 1813-1890 -- Correspondence
Stoddard, James Lewis -- Correspondence
Writings (document genre)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary (photocopies), 1836-1839
12Diary (photocopies), 1848-1853
13Diary (photocopies), 1854-1859
14Diary (photocopies), 1860-1864
15Diary (photocopies), 1866-1871
16Diary (photocopies), 1872-1877
17Diary (photocopies), 1878-1885
21Miscellaneous writings (photocopies)
22Letters (photocopies), 1861-1867
23Letters (photocopies), 1871-1878
24Letters (photocopies), 1861-1865
25Misceallaneous manuscripts (photocopies)