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us: Stevens, Henry Newton, 1855-1930


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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1855-06-07
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1930-04-26
    • Birth Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
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        • Organization: Henry Stevens & Son
    • Organization

        Henry Stevens & Son
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Henry Stevens Son, & Stiles
        • Organization: (naf) Antiquarian Booksellers' Association
    • Organization

        (naf) Henry Stevens Son, & Stiles
    • Organization

        (naf) Antiquarian Booksellers' Association
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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    • found: Henry Stevens, Son and Stiles. Catalogue, new series 105, [undated]: t.p. verso (American & antiquarian booksellers; established 1839 by Henry Stevens of Vermont, 1819-1886; Henry Newton Stevens, b1855-d1930, 1st President of the ABA, Antiquarian Booksellers' Association)
    • found: William L. Clements Library, Manuscripts Division, University of Michigan website, viewed 17 Nov. 2015: under Henry Stevens Papers, 1812-1935 (Henry Stevens, born 1819, established himself in London in 1845 as a dealer of rare books and manuscripts; in 1885, his son, Henry Newton Stevens, born 1855, became a partner in his father's firm, then called Henry Stevens & Son, and in 1895 Robert E. Stiles joined the firm, which then became Henry Stevens, Son and Stiles)
    • found: Antiquarian Booksellers' Association website, viewed 17 Nov. 2015 (Henry Newton Stevens (1855-1930), who became the first president of the ABA in 1907, was born in Camden Town, London, on 7th June 1855; worked for his father, Henry Stevens (1819-1886), and by 1885 the firm became known as "Henry Stevens & Son", dealers in rare books relating to North America; his son, also Henry Stevens, was born in 1879 and became a partner in 1907; Henry Newton Stevens, described as an antiquarian bookseller, died 26 April 1930)
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