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Stephenson, Richard W. 1930-

Overview
Works: 77 works in 189 publications in 3 languages and 3,849 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Catalogs  Maps  Directories  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition, pictorial works  Observations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Redactor, Compiler
Classifications: Z6027.U5, 026.91202573
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard W Stephenson
Civil War maps : an annotated list of maps and atlases in the Library of Congress by Library of Congress( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Map collections in the United States and Canada : a directory by David K Carrington( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land ownership maps : a checklist of nineteenth century United States county maps in the Library of Congress. by Library of Congress( Book )

14 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliographical references included in "Footnotes" [p.xxiii-xxv]
A plan whol[l]y new : Pierre Charles L'Enfant's plan of the City of Washington by Richard W Stephenson( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil War maps; an annotated list of maps and atlases in map collections of the Library of Congress by Library of Congress( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia in maps : four centuries of settlement, growth, and development( )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This atlas traces through articles and 187color maps the discovery, settlement, expansion, and growth of Virginia
Federal government map collecting; a brief history by Special Libraries Association( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text of four papers originally presented at a 1968 meeting of the Geography and Map Group, Washington Chapter, Special Libraries Association is printed in this booklet. Each of the papers deals with the origins and growth of Federal map collections. The first of these, "History of the Army Map Service Map Collection" by Mary Murphy, traces the history and personalities of the Army Map Service from World War I to 1968. "Congress' First Map Collection" by Richard W. Stephenson gives the early history of the Library of Congress map collection and discusses some of the items in the collection which were later destroyed. The third paper is titled "Early Years in the Map Division, Library of Congress" by Clara E. Le Gear. It describes the map department which was established in 1897 and the administration of Philip Lee Phillips who was the superintendent for 27 years and had a great impact on the development of the department. The final paper "The National Archives of the United States: a Repository of the Official Records of the History of American Cartography" by Herman R. Friis presents a brief description of the nature, operations and some of the holdings of the Cartographic Branch of the National Archives. (Jg)
The Cartography of Northern Virginia : facsimile reproductions of maps dating from 1608 to 1915 by Richard W Stephenson( )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected maps and charts of Antarctica; an annotated list of maps of the South Polar regions published since 1945 by Library of Congress( Book )

15 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia in maps : four centuries of settlement, growth, and development( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seismic response mapping of Saint Louis County by Richard W Stephenson( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Map of Manhattan, 1639, drawn by Johannes Vingboons : a facsimile from the Library of Congress by Joan Vinckeboons( )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A separate apartment for maps and atlases in the Library of Congress by Philip Lee Phillips( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of Magnificent Distances, the Nation's Capital : a checklist by Andrew J Cosentino( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From L'Enfant to the Senate Park Commission : mapping the Nation's Capital from 1791-1902 by Richard W Stephenson( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published sources of information about maps and atlases by Richard W Stephenson( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigation of the effects of weak floor conditions on the stability of coal pillars by John D Rockaway( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Geographical bibliography for American libraries by Chauncy D Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this extensive annotated bibliography is to assist libraries in the United States, Canada, and other countries to identify, select, and secure publications of value in geography that are appropriate for the purposes and resources of each library collection. More than 2900 entries, published between 1970 and 1984, are arranged by general categories with numerous subdivisions: general aids and sources; history, theory, methodology, and geography; the physical geography; the human geography; applied geography; regional geography; and publications suitable for school libraries. Although publications in other languages have not been excluded, works in English have been emphasized. Basic information provided in each entry includes author, title, place of publication, publisher, publication date, number of pages, identifying numbers, price, Library of Congress card number, and a brief annotation. Where appropriate, translation information including translator and original language are provided. (Lh)
 
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Alternative Names
Stephenson, Richard

Stephenson, Richard 1930-

Stephenson, Richard W.

Languages
English (109)

Spanish (1)

French (1)