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William Rhinelander Stewart papers,

Title
William Rhinelander Stewart papers, 1882-1929.
Author
Stewart, William Rhinelander, 1852-1929.
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Additional Authors
  • Hebberd, Robert W.
  • Hill, Robert W., 1845-
  • Letchworth, William Pryor, 1823-1910.
  • Lowell, Josephine Shaw, 1843-1905.
  • National Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.)
  • New York (State). Salary Classification Commission.
  • New York (State). State Board of Charities.
  • New York State Conference of Charities and Correction.
  • Stoddard, Enoch V., 1840-1908.
Description
12 linear feet (23 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • William Rhinelander Stewart (1852-1929) was a New York City businessman and philanthropist. He was a commissioner of the New York State Board of Charities from 1882 to 1929 and served as president of the Board from 1894 to 1903 and again from 1907 to 1923.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2889
Author
Stewart, William Rhinelander, 1852-1929.
Title
William Rhinelander Stewart papers, 1882-1929.
Summary
Collection contains correspondence, office diaries and research materials compiled by Stewart. Letters from Governors series contains letters, 1889-1917, written to Stewart by N.Y. State governors. State Board of Charities (SBC) records comprise the bulk of the collection and consist of letters received, 1882-1929; Stewart's letterbooks, 1884-1929; and his office diaries, 1886-1924. Most of the official correspondence is with the staff and commissioners of the SBC, state legislators and officials, leaders of charitable institutions, and philanthropists. Topics include Stewart's biography of Josephine Shaw Lowell, a founder of the Charity Organization Society; and his work for the New York Salary Classification Commission and national and state Conferences of Charities and Correction. Personal papers contain materials on Josephine Shaw Lowell and other items.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
William Rhinelander Stewart (1852-1929) was a New York City businessman and philanthropist. He was a commissioner of the New York State Board of Charities from 1882 to 1929 and served as president of the Board from 1894 to 1903 and again from 1907 to 1923.
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Occupation
Philanthropists.
Added Author
Hebberd, Robert W.
Hill, Robert W., 1845-
Letchworth, William Pryor, 1823-1910.
Lowell, Josephine Shaw, 1843-1905.
Stoddard, Enoch V., 1840-1908.
National Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.)
New York State Conference of Charities and Correction.
New York (State). Salary Classification Commission.
New York (State). State Board of Charities.
LCCN
ms 74000548
Research Call Number
MssCol 2889
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