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Stewart, George R. (1895-1980)
George Rippey Stewart "Storm" Collection
Manuscripts Division
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3 boxes and 1.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-3


Consists entirely of material relating to Storm, a novel by George Rippey Stewart (Princeton Class of 1917) published in 1941.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists entirely of material relating to Storm, a novel by Stewart (Princeton Class of 1917) published in 1941. The collection contains one complete early draft of the book, draft fragments, and the final manuscript, marked for typesetting. In addition, Stewart's research notes, news clippings, and a small folder of correspondence documenting the depth of his research are included.


The collection is arranged in the order it has been described.

Collection Creator Biography:


George Rippey Stewart was an English professor and novelist, as well as a founding member (1956-1957) of the American Name Society. Storm, featuring as protagonist a Pacific storm named "Maria," prompted the National Weather Service to begin giving personal names to large storms.

Collection History


Gift of George R. Stewart in 1942 (Accession number 12471).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Allyse Terrell 2014 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

George Rippey Stewart "Storm" Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-3