University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Myles Collier Stewart papers, 1919-1939

Creator Stewart, Myles Collier (1896-1938)
Source Stewart, Myles Collier (1896-1938)
Title: Myles Collier Stewart papers
Dates: 1919-1939
Identification: camh-arc-004088
Extent: 2 inches
Language: English
Language: Materials are written in English and French.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

Myles Collier Stewart (1896-1938) was born in Columbus, Georgia, the son of Dr. William Weaver Stewart and Euphan Marshall Collier Stewart. He married Ella Hoke Levy Stewart in 1928.

Stewart mustered into service in Fort Bliss, Texas, in 1917 and served in the 18th Infantry, First Division. His unit saw service in locations including Sommerville, the Aisne-Marne offensive, and the Meuse-Argonne offensive. Stewart received five battle stars for major offensive and defensive actions, and a Silver Star citation from divisional headquarters. Stewart died in San Antonio, Texas.

Scope and Contents

The Myles Collier Stewart papers consist of correspondence, clippings, photographs, postcards, printed materials, and a French-English dictionary related to Stewart's World War I service in France. Stewart served in the 18th Infantry of the First Division, U.S. Army.


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This collection is open for research.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Stewart, Myles Collier (1896-1938)
Corporate Names
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 18th
World War (1914-1918)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Myles Collier Stewart Papers, 1919-1939, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number


Detailed Description of the Collection

2.325/AAA64.1 Service record, circa 1919

2.325/AAA64.1 Photographs and postcards, circa 1919

2.325/AAA64.1 Correspondence, 1919-1926 and undated

2.325/AAA64.1 "I Was There!" With the Yanks in France, Sketches Made on the Western Front, 1917-1919, by Pvt. C. LeRoy Baldridge, A.E.F., Verse by Pvt. Hilmar R. Baukhage, A.E.F., 1919

2.325/AAA64.1 French-English dictionary, undated

2.325/AAA64.1 Postcards, circa 1919

2.325/AAA64.1 Newspaper, Sunday Ledger-Inquirer, Columbus, Georgia, 1939