Collectie Stewart MSS - William Arnold Stewart Collection

Creative Work in Palestine


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Stewart MSS


William Arnold Stewart Collection


  • 1927 to mid 1940s (Vervaardig)



Omvang en medium

2 boxes


Naam van de archiefvormer



British artist and designer. Born, Ilkley 1882. Died, High Wycombe 1953. Educated at Bradford Technical College and then the Royal College of Art. Chief textile designer, Lister and Co., Bradford. Moved to Cairo in 1911 to take up a post teaching at the Department of Art and Crafts in the Egyptian Ministry of Education, and was later the Principal of the School of Arts and Crafts. Worked for G. A. Reisner, reconstructing some of the furniture of Queen Hetepheres found at Gîza. In 1930 he was appointed Supervisor of Technical Education to the Palestine Government, and then later Controller of Light Industries. Retired 1947.

Geschiedenis van het archief

Formerly in the possession of Stewart's eldest daughter, then later his son, Lt. Col. J. A. Stewart.

Directe bron van verwerving of overbrenging

Donated to the Griffith Institute by Lt. Col. J. A. Stewart in 1980.

Inhoud en structuur

Bereik en inhoud

Journal, photographs, typescript, and various notes connected with Stewart's work on the reconstruction of some of the furniture of Queen Hetepheres for the Harvard-Boston Expedition.
Xerox of a typescript titled 'Creative Work in Palestine. Technical and Crafts Education 1918-1946'.

Waardering, vernietiging en slectie



Kept as received.

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Property of the Griffith Institute.
Hetepheres material, no restrictions.
Palestine related material, consultation only.

Voorwaarden voor reproductie

Hetepheres material, copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.
The original of the xerox copy of the Palestine related material was in the possession of Stewart's son in 1980, who at that time had sent it to the Development Records Project, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford, from where it was most likely returned to him. Current location not known.

Taal van het materiaal

  • Engels

Schrift van het materiaal

Taal en schrift aantekeningen

Fysieke eigenschappen en technische eisen

No problems.



Verwante materialen

Bestaan en verblifplaats van originelen

Hetepheres material, these are the originals.
Palestine related material, original with Lt. Col. J. A. Stewart in 1980.

Bestaan en verblijfplaats van kopieën

Not known.

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