Papers of Hugh Fraser Stewart

Scope and Content

Letters from various correspondents regarding Stewart's 'Twelve Cambridge sermons by John E.B. Mayor; edited, with a memoir, by H.F. Stewart', published by Cambridge University Press in 1911, and 'Twelve parochial sermons', published in 1913.

Administrative / Biographical History

Stewart was admitted at Trinity College in 1883. He graduated BA in 1886 and won the Hulsean and Buchanan prizes in 1888. From 1889 to 1895 he worked as an Assistant Master at Marlborough College. Ordained in 1894, Stewart was Vice-Principal of Salisbury Theological College 1895-9. He was Curate of St Mary-the-Great, Cambridge, 1901-2, Select Preacher, 1901 and 1903, and Senior Proctor, 1910-11. Awarded his BD in 1906, Stewart was a Fellow and Dean of St John's from 1907 to 1918, served as Hulsean Lecturer in 1914, and obtained his DD in 1916. In 1918 Stewart moved to Trinity College, where he remained a Fellow until his death. He was also a Fellow of Eton College (1919-48). From 1922 to 1944, Stewart was University Reader in French, and he served as Birkbeck Lecturer in 1927. He was the author of various works.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Given by Mrs Frida Knight, Stewart's daughter, March 1985. A letter from Dr C.M.P. Johnson, Senior Bursar of St John's, concerning the donation is included.

Note

Stewart was admitted at Trinity College in 1883. He graduated BA in 1886 and won the Hulsean and Buchanan prizes in 1888. From 1889 to 1895 he worked as an Assistant Master at Marlborough College. Ordained in 1894, Stewart was Vice-Principal of Salisbury Theological College 1895-9. He was Curate of St Mary-the-Great, Cambridge, 1901-2, Select Preacher, 1901 and 1903, and Senior Proctor, 1910-11. Awarded his BD in 1906, Stewart was a Fellow and Dean of St John's from 1907 to 1918, served as Hulsean Lecturer in 1914, and obtained his DD in 1916. In 1918 Stewart moved to Trinity College, where he remained a Fellow until his death. He was also a Fellow of Eton College (1919-48). From 1922 to 1944, Stewart was University Reader in French, and he served as Birkbeck Lecturer in 1927. He was the author of various works.

Preferred citation: St John's College Library, Papers of Hugh Fraser Stewart

Archivist's Note

27 Apr 2006

Additional Information

Published