Bryce Stewart Papers Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of Bryce Stewart's real estate documents, including correspondence, plats, and survey papers, dating from 1835 to 1890.
- 1835 - 1890
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Biographical / Historical
In 2010, an anonymous group of patrons donated this collection to the Montgomery County Archives.
Bryce Stewart (b. 1811, d. 1894) was the son of Bryce and Marian (Kerr) Stewart, of Rothesay Isle of Bute, Scotland. In 1822, he immigrated to the United States alongside his brothers John and Daniel K. Stewart. Bryce amassed much of his wealth in the New Orleans cotton business. Then in 1834, he moved to Clarksville where he operated a stemmery and re-handling tobacco buisness. Bryce owned considerable property in Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Florida, and Virginia. Papers from this collection focus on land in Clarksville, Tennessee and Arkansas.
0.417 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Collection of real estate papers, including correspondence, plats, and surveys belonging to Bryce Stewart.
Arranged by subject.
The Bryce Stewart Collection was processed originally by Laura Stephens on October 6, 2010. Jenna Stout refoldered the collection and revised the finding aid on October 31, 2018.
- Bryce Stewart Collection
- Written by Laura Stephens in 2010; revised by Jenna Stout in 2018
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