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Elizabeth Stevenson

educator , author

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

book The Crooked Corridor - A Study Of Henry James book Babbitts and Bohemians: From the Great War to the Great Depression book Babbitts & Bohemians: The American 1920s book THE AMERICAN 1920s - Babbitts and Bohemians book Figures in a Western Landscape: Men and Women of the Northern Rockies (Creating the North American Landscape) book Henry Adams: A biography

Membership

Member Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa.