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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 (rcpxm): 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


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:

Stewart, George R., 1895-1980

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 photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

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

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