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Elizabeth Stevenson

Elizabeth Stevenson, Panamanian, American author, educator. Guggenheim fellow, 1950-1951, 58-59; grantee Rockefeller Foundation, 1958-1959, American Council Learned Societies, 1975; recipient Faculty Research Fund award Emory University, 1960s, 70s, summer stipend National Endowment of the Humanities, 1974. Member Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Stevenson, Elizabeth was born on June 13, 1919 in Ancon, Panama. Daughter of John Thurman and Bernice (Upshaw) Stevenson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, PBK Agnes Scott College, 1941.

    Career

    • With war time agencies United States Government, Atlanta, 1942-1947. Order assistant Atlanta Public Library, 1948-1956. Assistant to college dean Emory University, Atlanta, 1960-1974.

      From research associate to Candler professor Graduate Institute Liberal Arts, Emory University, 1974-1987.

    Works

    • Henry Adams: A biography
    • His great grandfather and his grandfather had been presidents of the United States, and to a small boy this seemed a matter of course in his family.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • father: John Thurman Stevenson
    • mother: Bernice (Upshaw) Stevenson
    Elizabeth Stevenson
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    Born June 13, 1919
    Nationality
    • 1941
      PBK Agnes Scott College
    • 1942 - 1947
      With war time agencies United States Government
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1948 - 1956
      order assistant, Atlanta Public Library
    • 1960 - 1974
      assistant, to college dean Emory University
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1974 - 1987
      from research associate, to Candler professor Graduate Institute Liberal Arts