Stevenson, Egbert, 1872-1962

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Anthologist, author, and librarian.

From the description of Papers of Burton Egbert Stevenson, 1900-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449581

Biographical Note

  • 1872, Nov. 9: Born, Chillicothe, Ohio
  • 1890 - 1893 : Attended Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1894 - 1898 : City editor, Chillicothe Daily News
  • 1895: Married Elizabeth Shepard Butler (died 1960)
  • 1898 - 1899 : On staff of Daily Advertiser
  • 1899 - 1957 : Public librarian, Chillicothe, Ohio
  • 1901: Published At Odds with the Regent. Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott Co.
  • 1912: Published The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1912. New York: H. Holt and Co.
  • 1917: Organized library at Camp Sherman, Ohio
  • 1918 - 1920 : Established and directed American Library in Paris, France
  • 1925: Published Home Book of Modern Verse. New York: H. Holt and Co.
  • 1926 - 1930 : Director, American Library in Paris, Paris France
  • 1934: Published Home Book of Quotations, Classical and Modern. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co.
  • 1962, May 13: Died

From the guide to the Burton Egbert Stevenson Papers, 1900-1951, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. [Letter] 1911 March 8, Chillicothe, Ohio [to] Mrs. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Burton E. Stevenson. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Isom, Mary Frances, 1865-1920. Letters to Burton E. Stevenson / Mary Frances Isom. Multnomah County Library
referencedIn Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Angela Morgan Papers, 1893-1957 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1941. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. Letter to Mr. Page. Chillicothe, OH. 1934 May 3. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Burton Egbert Stevenson Papers, 1900-1951 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. Letter to Robert Underwood Johnson. Chillicothe, OH. 1907 Nov. 20. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Theodore Wesley Koch Papers, 1894-1941 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. [Letter] 1910 December 4, Chillicothe, Ohio [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Burton E. Stevenson. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968. Papers of Witter Bynner, 1913-1918. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Burton Egbert Stevenson Papers, 1900-1951 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. Papers of Burton Egbert Stevenson, 1900-1947. Library of Congress
creatorOf Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933. Papers of Sara Teasdale [manuscript], 1888-1934 (bulk 1905-1933). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. [Letter] 1911 July 2, Sag Harbor, New York [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, Staten Island / George Sterling. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Papers, 1897-1930. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. Letter to W.H. Solle. Chillicothe, OH. 1935 Feb. 21. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. [Letter] 1911 Januiary 28, Chillicothe, Ohio [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Burton E. Stevenson. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1932-1948. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. [Letter] 1923 November 19, Chillicothe, Ohio [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Burton E. Stevenson. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Belmont, Eleanor Elsie Robson, 1879-. "In the next room;" a play by Eleanor Robson Belmont anbd Harriet Ford ... New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. [Letter] 1910 November 26, Chillicothe, Ohio [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Burton E. Stevenson. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. Burton Stevenson letter to John S. Patton [manuscript], 1928 January 6. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. Letter to Glen Walton Blodgett [manuscript] 1916 January 10. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Library Association. corporateBody
associatedWith American Library Association. Library War Service. corporateBody
associatedWith American Library in Paris. corporateBody
associatedWith Belmont, Eleanor Elsie Robson, 1879- person
associatedWith Blodgett, Glen Walton, person
correspondedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962 person
associatedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Isom, Mary Frances, 1865-1920. person
associatedWith Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937, person
associatedWith Koch, Theodore Wesley, 1871-1941 person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
correspondedWith MacLean, Charles Agnew, 1880-1929 person
associatedWith MacLean, Charles Thomas Agnew, 1880-1928. person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940, person
associatedWith Milam, Carl Hastings, 1884-1963. person
associatedWith Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 person
associatedWith Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863 person
associatedWith Morgan, Angela, 1874-1957 person
associatedWith Patton, John S. (John Shelton), 1857-1932, person
associatedWith Putnam, Herbert, 1861-1955. person
associatedWith Raney, M. Llewellyn (McKendree Llewellyn), b. 1877. person
associatedWith Stead, F. Herbert (Francis Herbert), 1857-1928. person
associatedWith Stevenson, Egbert, 1872-1962 person
associatedWith Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. person
associatedWith Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933. person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
France--Paris
Subject
Libraries--United States--Societies, etc
Libraries--United States
Libraries
World War, 1914-1918--Libraries
Libraries--France--Paris
Occupation
Anthologists
Librarians
Authors
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Birth 1872-11-09

Death 1962-05-13

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