Diary and papers of Matthew John Stewart

Scope and Content

(1-180) Diaries, 10 January 1898-6 November 1956; (181) Writing pad containing autobiographical notes; (182) Notebook containing genealogical notes on the families of Anderson, Murdoch, Rae and Ritchie, with a sermon and other religious notes; (183) Notebook containing manuscript of John Smith's "The drift or glacial deposits of Ayrshire", printed in Transactions of the Geological Society of Glasgow, 11 February 1898 (supplement); (184) Envelope containing three photographs (1919), a letter from Guy Benson to M.J. Stewart (1 August 1919?), and a Leeds Arts Theatre playbill, c.1930

Administrative / Biographical History

Matthew John Stewart was Professor of Pathology, University of Leeds, 1918-1950

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of the late Mrs Clara Stewart, widow of Professor Stewart, in November 1974


In English

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Additional Information

The Spaewife by John Galt, Edinburgh, 1823, 3 volumes, is shelved with this collection