Stewart, Charles Leslie (1890-1974). Early Illinois census data | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Scope and Contents: Charles Leslie Stewart compiled this 23-page typed study of "Illinois County Quinquennial Population Statistics, 1820-1865," probably for use in the preparation at the University of Illinois of The Centennial History of Illinois. He discussed his research in letters to Solon J. Buck on July 4, 1913, and Jan. 31, 1914. Later, Stewart (Ph.D., 1915) was a professor of agricultural economics at the University.