Randall Stewart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0420

  • Staff Only

Dates

  • 1932 - 1967

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Biographical / Historical

Randall Stewart Chronology

1896
Born in Fayetteville, Tennessee, July 25
1898
His family moved to Nashville where he grew up and was educated
1917
Was graduated from Vanderbilt University as Founder’s Medalist
1917-1920
Instructor of English at the University of Oklahoma
1918
Served briefly in the armed forces
1920
Married Cleone Odell in Oklahoma City
1921
Awarded master of arts degree by Harvard University
1921-1922
Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy
1922-1925
Assistant Professor, University of Idaho
1927-1931
Instructor, Yale University
1930
Awarded doctor of philosophy degree by Yale
1931-1934
Assistant Professor, Yale
1932-1939
Associate Editor, New England Quarterly
1934-1937
Professor, Vanderbilt
1937-1955
Professor, Brown University
1943
Guggenheim Fellow
1947-1948
Visiting Professor, Yale University
1949-1950
Chairman, Department of English, Brown
1949-1950
Visiting Professor, Connecticut College
1951
Chairman, American Literature Group, Modern Language Association
1955-1963
Professor of English and Chairman, Department of English, Vanderbilt University
1956
Fugitive Reunion
1958
Mrs. Harold S. Vanderbilt Literary Symposium established
1963-1964
Professor, Vanderbilt
1964
Died June 17

Extent

1.26 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Supplementary Description

The following describes Randall Stewart's papers as they were arranged by topic in Dr. Stewart's files. Letters, both incoming and outgoing, were stapled together by subject. Arrangement was roughly chronological.

List of Topics in Stewart Collection:

Arrangements of Fugitive Reunion, Correspondence. Covers period from Oct. 21, 1955 to April 26, 1956. Undated.

Fugitive Reunion Arrangements - Miscellaneous. Consisting of calendar of events, newspaper clippings, list of guests, holograph notes of Merrill Moore's suggestions, Vanderbilt Calendar.

Fugitive Finances - Consisting of vouchers, financial statements, and letters regarding the handling of finances for the Fugitive Reunion. Letters from March, 1956-May, 1957. Undated.

Fugitive Conference: Results - Correspondence dealing with conference. 1955-1957.

Fugitive Conference: Results - Clippings. April 28, 1956- May 4, 1956.

Calendar and Guest List.

Publishing Fugitive Conference (and matters related to Fugitives, Pictures, and Books) Correspondence.

Fugitive Reunion Photographs - Taken by Merrill Moore. Fugitive Conference - Clippings. Arranged chronologically. Undated.

Stewart Correspondence Relating to Non-Fugitive Matters. April, 1956-April, 1957.

Correspondence with Richmond C. Beatty. Feb., 1957.

Syndication of Beatty's literary column in the Nashville Tennessean. Correspondence - 1956-1958.

Book reviews written by Beatty.

Allen Tate Proposal - Correspondence concerns proposal to Fugitive Memorial Professorship. July-Oct., 1959.

Miscellaneous Correspondence. March 2, 1932-Dec. 4, 1967.

Class Roll Books- Five for years 1947, 1955, 1956, 1958.

Articles About Stewart.

Pamphlets belonging to Stewart.

Photograph of Davidson effigy.
Title
Finding Aid for the Randall Stewart Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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