6. In a letter to William Duncan Strong, Steward wrote that he did indeed regret leaving Ann Arbor (Steward to Strong, January 24, 1933). When Steward and the former Dorothy Bird Nyswander agreed to divorce, the “highly moral Salt Lake City community” did not want Steward to remain on staff. Steward commented that he was “a first class idiot ever to have left Michigan. I had built up a department and things were going beautifully when I left. And now the same here. But no crying over spilt milk.”


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