Stevenson, Edward Luther, 1858-1944

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Dates:
Birth 1858-06-23
Death 1944-07-23
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Edward Luther Stevenson was born in Rozetta, Illinois in 1858. He received A.B. and A.M. degrees from Franklin College (1881, 1884) and was an educator in the public schools of Indiana and Illinois from 1881 to 1887. He studied history and political economy at Johns Hopkins University from 1887 to 1888 and received a Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg in 1890. From 1891 until 1911 Stevenson taught history at Rutgers University and from 1910 on he served the Hispanic Society of America. Stevenson wrote and lectured widely on cartography and the discovery and exploration of the New World. He died in Yonkers, New York in 1944.

From the description of Edward Luther Stevenson papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166930

From the guide to the Edward Luther Stevenson papers, 1859-1944, (Manuscripts and Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Historical geography--Maps
  • Atlases--Early works to 1700
  • Portolan charts--History
  • Geography
  • Geography, Historical--Maps
  • Maps--Reproduction
  • History--Study and teaching
  • Map collections--20th century
  • Cartography--History

Occupations:

  • Historians
  • Cartographer

Places:

  • Rising Sun (Ind.) (as recorded)
  • Henderson County (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Henderson County (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Iroquois County (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Iroquois County (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • North America (as recorded)
  • Rising Sun (Ind.) (as recorded)