Stevenson, Edward Luther, 1858-1944

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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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creatorOf Stevenson, Edward Luther, 1858-1944. Edward Luther Stevenson papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Leon (Kingdom). Sovereign (1406-1454 : Juan II). Privilege on illuminated parchment : Toro, 1446 May 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Edward Luther Stevenson papers, 1859-1944 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Records of the Rutgers University Librarian (George A. Osborn), 1880-1955 Rutgers University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf John I, King of Portugal, 1357-1433. Privilege on parchment : Lisbon, 1389 Mar. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Stevenson, Edward Luther, 1858-1944. Letter, 1902. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Ptolemy, 2nd cent. Claudii Ptolomei Cosmographie liber primus. Rutgers University
creatorOf Stevenson, Edward Luther, 1858-1944. Sir Thomas Phillipps collection of portolan atlases [essay], 1925-1931. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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associatedWith Chaves, Alonso de, d. 1599. person
associatedWith Franklin College. corporateBody
associatedWith Hispanic Society of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Huntington, Archer M. (Archer Milton), 1870-1955. person
associatedWith International Geographical Congress (11th: 1925: Cairo, Egypt) corporateBody
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associatedWith John I, King of Portugal, 1357-1433. person
associatedWith Leon (Kingdom). Sovereign (1406-1454 : Juan II) corporateBody
associatedWith Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952. person
associatedWith Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872. person
associatedWith Ptolemy, 2nd cent. person
associatedWith Runyon, Elias. person
associatedWith Runyon, Elias. person
associatedWith Rutgers College. Office of the University Librarian (George A. Osborn) person
associatedWith Rutgers University corporateBody
associatedWith Rutgers University. Faculty. corporateBody
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Universität Heidelberg. corporateBody
associatedWith Universität Heidelberg. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Rising Sun (Ind.)
Henderson County (Ill.)
Henderson County (Ill.)
Iroquois County (Ill.)
Iroquois County (Ill.)
North America
Rising Sun (Ind.)
Subject
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
Occupation
Historians
Cartographer
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Birth 1858-06-23

Death 1944-07-23

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