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C. Morton Stewart papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0648
C. (Charles) Morton Stewart (1829-1900) was a prominent businessman in Baltimore, Maryland, as well as President of the Board of Trustees at Johns Hopkins University. These papers include several speeches by Stewart and a scrapbook of condolences sent to the family of Stewart after his death in 1900. The collection spans circa 1890 to 1900.

Dates

  • circa 1890-1900

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 flat box (17 x 12.75 x 4 inches))

Biographical / Historical

C. (Charles) Morton Stewart (1829-1900) was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1829, the son of Senator David Stewart of Maryland. C. Morton Stewart was senior partner at the firm of Morton Stewart & Company of Baltimore (extensive coffee importers and shipping merchants). A prominent businessman, he was also President of the Board of Trustees at Johns Hopkins University.

Scope and Contents

These papers include several speeches by Stewart and a scrapbook of condolences sent to the Stewart family after his death in 1900. The speeches are either printed or handwritten by Stewart himself, and condolences come in the form of clippings of obituaries, letters, and cards. The collection spans circa 1890 to 1900.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Condition of scrapbook, particularly the binding, is fragile. Please handle carefully.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These papers were donated by Katherine F. Baetjer, great-great granddaughter of C. Morton Stewart, in accruals from 2003 to approximately 2004 or 2005.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in September 2015 by Annie Tang.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA