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Elizabeth and Donnell Stewart Collection

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Elizabeth and Donnell Stewart Collection

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Collection Overview

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Content Description

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Collection Overview +/-

Title: Elizabeth and Donnell Stewart Collection
Dates: 1922-1994 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 073
Summary: This collection was gifted to Weber State University Special Collections in 1999 by the Stewart Family following the death of Elizabeth in 1996. The collection contains most memorabilia items from Donnell and Elizabeth such as certificates, plaques, and scrapbooks. Four family albums were disassembled to preserve the photographs but are groups together by subject.
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1: BOOKS (1920-1926)
item 1: Acorn, Weber Academy Yearbook: 1920-1926 (1920-1926)
Box 2: BOOKS (1926-1927)
item 1: (1926-1927)

Acorn, Weber Academy Yearbook: 1926-1927

America Revisited by Eugene J. McCarthy

Ancient Apostles by David O. McKay

The Family Heritage Book by Beatrice Bagley

The Founding of Utah by Levi Edgar Young

Box 3: BOOKS/VIDEOS (1989-1993)
item 1: (1989-1993)

The Fourth Thousand Years by W. Cleon Skousen

Follow Me, Relief Society Study Guide, 1989

The Miracle of Forgiveness by Spencer W. Kimball

VHS- In a Land Called Israel, 1993

VHS- Two Wonderful People: Donnell and Elizabeth Stewart

VHS- Utah Society to Prevent Blindness: Elizabeth Stewart

Box 4: CERTIFICATES (1973-1982)
item 1: Weber State College- Doctor of Humanities to Donnell Stewart: June 4, 1982 (June 4, 1982)
item 2: Weber State College- Doctor of Humanities to Elizabeth Stewart: June 2, 1973 (June 2, 1973)
Box 5: CERTIFICATES (1989-1993)
item 1: Weber State University- Donnell and Elizabeth Stewart Charter Members of the Legacy Society: Sept. 27, 1994 (Sept. 27, 1994)
item 2: City of Ogden to the Elizabeth Stewart Foundation for the Ogden River Parkway (unknown)
item 3: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution to Donnell Stewart: May 9, 1986 (May 9, 1986)
item 4: Utah Quiet Pioneers to Elizabeth Stewart: May 18, 1993 (May 18, 1993)
Box 6: CERTIFICATES (1922-1933)
item 1: Professional High School to Elizabeth Dee Shaw: October 26, 1933 (October 26, 1933)
item 2: Certificate of Proficiency in Typewriting to Elizabeth Shaw: December 5, 1922 (December 5, 1922)
item 3: Weber Normal College Diploma for Elizabeth Shaw: May 16, 1923 (May 16, 1923)
item 4: Utah Agricultural College Bachelor Degree to Elizabeth Shaw: June 4, 1927 (June 4, 1927)
Box 7: DOCTORATES (unknown)
item 1: Donnell and Elizabeth Stewart’s Hood and Cap worn during their Honorary Doctorate Degree Ceremony (Unknown)
Box 8: MISCELLANEOUS (unknown)
item 1: Cards (Unknown)
item 2: Committee on Graduation: May 5, 1925 (Unknown)
item 3: Correspondence from Friends of BYU Library (Unknown)
item 4: Correspondence from Kevin Hurst (Unknown)
item 5: DAR Library Catalog, Vol. I, Family Histories and Genealogies (Unknown)
item 6: Lecture on Addison and Steele (Unknown)
item 7: Meeting of the Organ Guild (Unknown)
item 8: Newspaper Articles (Unknown)
item 9: Poem (Unknown)
item 10: Postcard of “The Sacred Grove” (Unknown)
item 11: Program- Ogden 55th Ward Sacrament Meeting (Unknown)
item 12: Receipt from Associated Alumni of Weber College (Unknown)
item 13: Shaw Family Information (Unknown)
item 14: Shaw Scottish Name Plaque (Unknown)
item 15: Stewart Scottish Name Plaque (Unknown)
Box 9: MISCELLANEOUS (unknown)
item 1: Historical Documents- Abraham Lincoln (Unknown)
item 2: Historical Documents- Dedicatory Prayer of the Land of Israel (Unknown)
item 3: Historical Documents- Four Documents of Freedom (Unknown)
item 4: Historical Documents- Gettysburg Address (Unknown)
item 5: Historical Documents- Photograph of George Washington (Unknown)
item 6: Historical Documents- Presidents from Washington to Bush (Unknown)
item 7: Candelabra (Unknown)
item 8: “A Friend and More” Poem (framed) (Unknown)
Box 10: MISCELLANEOUS (unknown)
item 1: Guest Log to Stewart home in Eden: 1940-1967 (Unknown)

Fd 1 Album 1- Stewart Family- Donnell and Elizabeth

Fd 2 Album 1- Stewart Family- Ruth and Henry: 1944

Fd 3 Album 1- Stewart Family- Don, Uncle Alvin and Ruth Stewart

Fd 4 Album 1- Stewart Family- Homes

Fd 5 Album 1- Stewart Family- Misc. People

Fd 6 Album 2- Military Service- Donnell

Fd 7 Album 2- Military Service- Baseball Team

Fd 8 Album 2- Military Service- Personnel

Fd 9 Album 2- Military Service- Galli

Fd 10 Album 2- Military Service- India

Fd 11 Album 2- Military Service- Suez

Fd 12 Album 2- Military Service- Tibet

Fd 13 Album 2- Military Service- Miscellaneous

Fd 14 Album 3- Dee School

Fd 15 Album 3- Trip to the United Kingdom

Fd 16 Album 3- Trip to the United Kingdom Postcards

Fd 17 Album 4- Barker Family

Fd 18 Album 4- Burker Family

Fd 19 Album 4- Butler Home

Fd 20 Album 4- Pearl and Isaac Carr

Fd 21 Album 4- Ellen Collins

Fd 22 Album 4- Lowell Daines

Fd 23 Album 4- Dairy Farm

Fd 24 Album 4- The Debonairs

Fd 25 Album 4- Dees

Fd 26 Album 4- Edinger Family

Fd 27 Album 4- Grace Elder

Fd 28 Album 4- Foley Family

Fd 29 Album 4- Haycock Family

Fd 30 Album 4- Elizabeth Holliday

Fd 31 Album 4- Dean Hurst

Fd 32 Album 4- Kap Family

Fd 33 Album 4-Johnsons

Fd 34 Album 4- More- Wise Family

Fd 35 Album 4- Martha and Linda Mulder

Fd 36 Album 4- Old Folks Party

Fd 37 Album 4- Parker Family

Fd 38 Album 4- Peterson Family

Fd 39 Album 4- Phillips Family

Fd 40 Album 4- Earl Richardson

Fd 41 Album 4- Paige Sanders

Fd 42 Album 4- School Class

Fd 43 Album 4- Silvester Family

Fd 44 Album 4- Dorothy and Ralph Stevenson

Fd 45 Album 4- Elizabeth and Donnell Stewart Family

Fd 46 Album 4- Elizabeth and Donne ll Stewart Family- Christmas 1978

Fd 47 Album 4- Elizabeth and Donnell Stewart Family- Trip to Kona

Fd 48 Album 4- Elizabeth and Donnell Stewart Family- Trip to Japan

Fd 49 Album 4- Paul Stewart Family

Fd 50 Album 4- Veda and Lynn

Fd 51 Album 4- Mark Wangsgard

Fd 52 Album 4- Wardleigh- Swift Family

Fd 53 Album 4- Wilcox Girls

Fd 54 Album 4- Wright Family

Fd 55 Album 5- Donnell and Elizabeth Stewart: 1925-1926

Box 12: PHOTOGRAPHS (unknown)
item 1: Wedding Portrait of Donnell and Elizabeth Stewart (Unknown)
item 2: Portrait of Thomas Hill Dee and Elizabeth Reese Dee (Unknown)
Box 13: PHOTOGRAPHS (FRAMED) (unknown)
item 1: Drawing of Elizabeth by Fred Van Dyke, 1990 (Unknown)
item 2: Oval Frame of Elizabeth (Unknown)
Box 14: PLAQUES (unknown)
item 1: Weber State University Founders Society: May 10, 1996 (Unknown)
item 2: Weber State College, President’s Club: 1982 (Unknown)
item 3: Weber State College, President’s Citation: May 14, 1969 (Unknown)
Box 15: PLAQUES (unknown)
item 1: World Changers International to Elizabeth Stewart: January 1,1987 (Unknown)
item 2: Weber County Hall of Fame to Elizabeth Stewart: 1974 (Unknown)
Box 16: PLAQUES (unknown)
item 1: Weber State University, Presidential Citation to the Stewarts: April 2, 1993 (Fragile) (Unknown)
Box 17: RESOLUTIONS (unknown)
item 1: Alumni of the Year from Utah State Board of Higher Education to Donnell and Elizabeth Stewart: 1972 (Unknown)
item 2: Naming of the Stewart Library: April 28, 1976 (Unknown)
Box 18: SCRAPBOOKS (unknown)
item 1: Stewart Carillon Tower (Unknown)
item 2: Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Memorial Scholarships (Unknown)
Box 19: SCRAPBOOKS (unknown)
item 1: Honorary Doctorate for Elizabeth Stewart: 1973 (Unknown)
item 2: Honorary Doctorate Scrapbook Page 1 (Unknown)
item 3: Honorary Doctorate Scrapbook Page 2, Invitations (Unknown)
item 4: Honorary Doctorate Scrapbook Page 3, Programs (Unknown)
item 5: Honorary Doctorate Scrapbook Page 5-6, Speech (Unknown)
item 6: Honorary Doctorate Scrapbook Page 7-10, Newspaper Articles (Unknown)
Box 20: MAPCASE (second Mapcase, last drawer) OVERSIZE PHOTOGRAPHS (unknown)
item 1: 7th Infantry Band, Vancouver, Washington: October 1, 1932 (Unknown)
item 2: 1983 People of Vision Award Presented to Elizabeth Stewart by the National Society to Prevent Blindness Addendum added June 2005 (from WSU Development Office) (Unknown)

Fd 1 Donnell Stewart

Fd 2 Donnell and Elizabeth Stewart

Fd 3 Elizabeth as Infant

Fd 4 Elizabeth as Child

Fd 5 Elizabeth: 1925-1930

Fd 6 Elizabeth- Wedding Gown

Fd 7 Elizabeth teaching at Washington Elementary: 1934-1935

Fd 8 Elizabeth: 1944-1970’s

Fd 9 Elizabeth- Honorary Degree: 1973

Fd 10 Elizabeth: 1990

Fd 11 Ambrose Shaw Family

Fd 12 Dee Memorial Hospital

Fd 13 Dee Memorial Hospital- Nurses

Fd 14 Negatives

Fd 15 Scrapbook Pages

Fd 16 Scrapbook Page

Fd 17 Poems

Addendum added June 2006


Fd 1 Donnell and Elizabeth Stewart Missionary Farewell Program: May 27, 1968 Fd 2 Elizabeth Stewart’s Missionary Journal: 1968-1969

Fd 3 Donnell Stewart’s Missionary Journal

Fd 4 Release Letter from E. Garrett Barlow: March 19, 1969

Fd 5 Boy Scouts Council Honorary Board Member Certificates: 1986, 1987

Fd 6 Children’s Aid Society of Utah Life Membership: January 20,1994

Fd 7 Photograph- Rodney Brady and Family

Fd 8 Photograph- Elizabeth Stewart

Fd 9 Photograph- Unknown Family Portraits

Content Description +/-

This collection was gifted to Weber State University Special Collections in 1999 by the Stewart Family following the death of Elizabeth in 1996. The collection contains most memorabilia items from Donnell and Elizabeth such as certificates, plaques, and scrapbooks. Four family albums were disassembled to preserve the photographs but are groups together by subject.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open for public research.

Administrative Information +/-


This collection is arranged in chronological order.

Acquisition Information:


Processing Note:

Process date unknown


Stewart, Donnell and Elizabeth


Material in English .


Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008


21 boxes

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid encoded in English .

Author of the Finding Aid:

Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:



Finding aid based on DACS

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Weber State University
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints--Missions
Social Life and Customs
City and Town Life

Personal Names:

Stewart, Donnell
Stewart, Elizabeth

Geographical Names:

Ogden (Utah)

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