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Name Stevens, Edwin A.
Othernames Stevens, Edwin Augustus
Stevens, E.A.
Born 07/28/1795
Birthplace Hoboken, NJ
Deceased 08/08/1868
Deceased where Hoboken, NJ
Notes July 28, 1795 – August 8, 1868
No Archives 17
No Library 10
No Objects 1
No Photos 1

Associated Records

Image of Map of Jersey City, Hoboken & Suburbs. Water Commissioners. Appointed by the Act of the State Legislature, March, [1]8, 1851. - Map

Map of Jersey City, Hoboken & Suburbs. Water Commissioners. Appointed by the Act of the State Legislature, March, [1]8, 1851. - Map

Map of Jersey City, Hoboken & Suburbs. Made for John R. Ward, A. L. Van Buskirk, D.S. Gregory, Edwin A. Stevens, Edward Coles, Water Commissioners. Appointed by the Act of the Legislature of New Jersey, March, 18, 1851. By Clerk & Bacot, City Surveyors, Jersey City. Lithographed paper mounted on canvas, 39" high x 54" wide. Scales: roughly 1/4" = 100 feet; 1-7/8" = 1/8 mile. Not dated other than the legislative act date, probably issued 1851 - 1852. Some later faint pencil notations. Mounted on canvas in the late 1980's. Hoboken is at the bottom right. Images available: 1. Right third with Hoboken and map title 2. Full map 3-6. Overlapping details of top from left to right 7-10. Ov

Image of Digital image, document: Veto by Mayor Charles T. Perry of City Council resolution regarding Hudson Square, Hoboken, February 23, 1865. - Documents

Digital image, document: Veto by Mayor Charles T. Perry of City Council resolution regarding Hudson Square, Hoboken, February 23, 1865. - Documents

Digital image, holographic document: Veto by Mayor Charles T. Perry of City Council resolution regarding Hudson Square, Hoboken, Februrary 23, 1865. Discusses the "alleged" occupation of Hudson Square by a Mr. Edwin A. Stevens and "the several shanties." John Kennedy, City Clerk. Original document from the files of the City Clerk, City of Hoboken.

Image of Digital image of typed carbon text regarding history of the Martha Institute & Industrial Education Assn. No source or date, probably ca. 1920-1940. - Documents

Digital image of typed carbon text regarding history of the Martha Institute & Industrial Education Assn. No source or date, probably ca. 1920-1940. - Documents

Digital image of typed carbon text regarding history of the Martha Institute and the Industrial Education Association. No author, source or date, probably created ca. 1920-1940. Briefly covers the beginnings of both institutions: Martha Institute cornerstone laid October 8, 1866; Industrial Education Association of New Jersey was organized June 19, 1885. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital image of newsclipping: Stevens' seed sprouts into school. Hudson Dispatch, July 10, 1979. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: Stevens' seed sprouts into school. Hudson Dispatch, July 10, 1979. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: Stevens' seed sprouts into school. Hudson Dispatch, July 10, 1979. Discuss founding of Mustard Seed Christian School. In 1866 Edwin Stevens deeded land at Sixth St. and Park Avenue to German Evangelical Church and loaned church money to build a parochial school. In 1979 the Community Church of Hoboken was converting the building back to a parochial school. It was used for a time by Stevens Hoboken Academy. HOPES occupied it from July 1966 to 1968-69. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. A W.L Post in a letter to the editor comments on Hoboken of old (to him) and new. Many names and places are mentioned including election polling places and illegal activities. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Photogravure print of the western facade of Stevens Castle (Villa) with gold borders, [Hoboken], no date, circa 1890-1900. - Print

Photogravure print of the western facade of Stevens Castle (Villa) with gold borders, [Hoboken], no date, circa 1890-1900. - Print

Photogravure print of the western facade of Stevens Castle (Villa) with gold borders, [Hoboken], no date, circa 1890-1900. Single leaf ca. 13" high x 17" wide; irregular edges. Image with border ca. 10-1/4" x 16-1/2" wide. Reverse is blank. Source of image (portfolio or other publication) is not known. Captioned under image: Residence of E.A. Stevens. | Castle Point - Hoboken. See archives 2001.006.0004 for a print with a plan of the "principal story" (first floor) of this building.

Image of Print with principal story (1st floor) of E. A. Stevens Villa (Stevens Castle), [Hoboken], no date, circa 1890-1900. - Print

Print with principal story (1st floor) of E. A. Stevens Villa (Stevens Castle), [Hoboken], no date, circa 1890-1900. - Print

Print with principal story (1st floor) of E. A. Stevens Villa (Stevens Castle), [Hoboken], no date, circa 1890-1900. Single lithographed leaf ca. 13-1/8" high x 17--1/4" wide; irregular edges. Image with border ca. 10-1/4" x 16-1/2" wide. Reverse is blank. Source of image (portfolio or other publication) is not known. Credited in image is the architect: T.R. Jackson, Architect; A.A. Turner, Lithographer. See archives 2001.006.0003 for a related photogravure of the western facade of this building.

File with 2 newsclippings & 11 photocopies of news articles related to Hoboken, various sources, various dates, mostly early 1990's. - Clipping, Newspaper

File with 2 newsclippings & 11 photocopies of news articles related to Hoboken, various sources, various dates, mostly early 1990's. Two newsclippings: New York Times, Nov. 21, 1994, Column "Our Town" by Evelyn Nieves. "Sinatra Libary? Hoboken Ho-Ho-Holds Its Breath." Discusses the Sinatras, Frank and Nancy, a possible Sinatra Museum, the Hoboken Trust building on Hudson Place, a proposed baseball museum and a "Hoboken" television series pilot that Nancy was doing in Toronto. New York Times, Sunday, April 22, 1990, Evening Hours page. Article, Sunday Outing: Where Stoops Offer a Great Skyline. By Stephanie Strom. Discussed Hoboken in general and gives tour of restaurants and other hig

Image of Annual Announcement of the Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, 1878. - Catalog

Annual Announcement of the Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, 1878. - Catalog

Annual Announcement of the Stevens Institute of Technology; A School of Mechanical Engineering, Founded by Edwin A. Stevens, Esq., Hoboken, New Jersey, 1878. Small 8vo wrappers. Frontis, 98 pp. plus covers (page 68 is numbered as page 8 which it is not.) Illustrated with seven plates (which included building floor plans) plus numerous engravings and illustrations. Tiffs archived. PDF on file. The work is essentially a "college catalog" and includes detailed information about the institution, its faculty and faculty "Contibutions to Science" (publications), programs, collections, courses, tuition rates, Stevens High School and list of students for all four years, alumni.

Documentation. "Green Gate." Mu Chapter House, Chi Phi Fraternity, 801 Hudson St., Hoboken, Spring 2002. - Report

Documentation. "Green Gate." Mu Chapter House, Chi Phi Fraternity, 801 Hudson Street, City of Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey. Prepared on behalf of the Mu Alumni Association, Dayton, N.J. Prepared by Mary Delaney Krugman Associates, Inc., Montclair, N.J. Spring 2002. PDF digital format, 49 pages. Reference print copy on file. This PDF does not include the plates or illustrations listed in the contents. 801 Hudson Street was constructed in ca. 1906 by Philip W. Roos.

Image of Yearbook: The Link of 1919. The Year Book of Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N.J. - Yearbook

Yearbook: The Link of 1919. The Year Book of Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N.J. - Yearbook

The Link of 1919. The Year Book of Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N.J. Published by the Junior Class. 4to hardcover, 288 pp. plus 32 pages advertisements. This copy belonged to Barlow Day Drayton, member of the Junior Class, Class of 1920, with his name on front free endpaper. This issue is notable as it records the involvement of Stevens' students in World War I activities on campus as well as the institution's establishment of the U.S. Navy Steam Engineering School. The graduating class and other classes were signficantly diminished in numbers due to members leaving school to fight in the war. Noted is the death of the founder's son, Colonel Edwin Augustus Stevens, on Mar

Image of Caricature of Edwin A. Stevens, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. From album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. - Print

Caricature of Edwin A. Stevens, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. From album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. - Print

Caricature of E. [Edwin] A. Stevens, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. Being leaf [74] as found in album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. See this entry for full description of work. See related.

Image of Article re Hoboken Shore Railroad: New Electric Freight Locomotive; in The Railroad Gazette, Vol. XXX, No. 2, Jan. 14, 1898. - Article

Article re Hoboken Shore Railroad: New Electric Freight Locomotive; in The Railroad Gazette, Vol. XXX, No. 2, Jan. 14, 1898. - Article

Hoboken Shore Railroad (Hoboken Railroad, Warehouse & Steamship Connecting Co.) article: New Electric Freight Locomotive. As published in The Railroad Gazette, Vol. XXX, No. 2, January 14, 1898, pg 25. Leaf removed from publication, ca. 10" wide x 14-1/2" high, folded. Full text is in notes. Three photo illustrations plus a map of Hoboken showing the route of the short line industrial railroad. It was more formally known then as the Hoboken Railroad Warehouse & Steamship Connecting Co. A sub-company of the Hoboken Land & Improvement Company, it was created and controlled by the Stevens family who are among the listed officers. It was formally re-named the Hoboken Shore Railroad in 1954.

Image of Pass, Hoboken Ferry Co., issued to William White, H.L. & I. Co., 1894.  - Pass

Pass, Hoboken Ferry Co., issued to William White, H.L. & I. Co., 1894. - Pass

Pass, Hoboken Ferry Co., issued to William White, H.L. & I. Co. [Hoboken Land & Improvement Co.], 1894. Printed card, 2-9/16" high x 4-1/16" wide. Serial number: 422. A transportation ticket issued by E.A. Stevens, President (Edwin A. Stevens was a member of the Stevens family that founded and still owned the Hoboken Ferry Company), and countersigned by A.E.[?] McHale. William White was William H. White and associated with the Hoboken Land & Improvement Co. which was also a Stevens family enterprise. Both companies were headquartered at 1 Newark Street, Hoboken. The card was printed by the Homer Lee Bank Note Co., N.Y.

Image of Fundamentals First: The Story of Stevens Institute of Technology. Dr. Kenneth C. Rogers, Newcomen Society address, N.Y., June 1979. - Lecture

Fundamentals First: The Story of Stevens Institute of Technology. Dr. Kenneth C. Rogers, Newcomen Society address, N.Y., June 1979. - Lecture

Fundamentals First: The Story of Stevens Institute of Technology. An address to The Newcomen Society in North America by Dr. Kenneth C. Rogers, New York, June 21, 1979. Published by The Newcomen Society as Newcomen Publication Number 1109, first printing Nov. 1979. Booklet, 6" x 9" high, 28 pp. plus covers, photo illustrated. A useful thumbnail history of the Hoboken college. Full text is in notes.

Image of Pass: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R. Co.; issued to W.A. May, N.Y., Lake Erie & Western R.R Co., for travel over Main Line & Branches, 1895. - Pass

Pass: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R. Co.; issued to W.A. May, N.Y., Lake Erie & Western R.R Co., for travel over Main Line & Branches, 1895. - Pass

Railroad pass: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Co.; issued to W.A. May, Supt., H.C. & I. Co., N.Y., Lake Erie & Western Railroad Co., for travel over Main Line and Branches, 1895. Card stock, 2-7/16" high x 3-1/13" wide, printed in black with year date engraved in red. Holographic ink entries and signed by Sam Sloan, President. Back has inkstamp: "Good Over Hoboken Ferries". Signed by E.A. Stevens, President. H.C. & I. Co. = Hillside Coal & Iron Company. W.A. May = William A. May (also known as Captain May; he was mostly associated with the Hillside Coal & Iron Company and rose from superintendent to become General Manager and President; namesake of Mayfield, PA. - see note

Image of Book with bookplate of Edwin Augustus Stevens, Hoboken: Selections from the Writings of Walter Savage Landor, Edited by George Stillman Hillard. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1856. - Bookplate

Book with bookplate of Edwin Augustus Stevens, Hoboken: Selections from the Writings of Walter Savage Landor, Edited by George Stillman Hillard. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1856. - Bookplate

Book with E.A. Stevens, Hoboken, bookplate: Selections from the Writings of Walter Savage Landor, Edited by George Stillman Hillard. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1856. Book apparently from the personal library of Edwin Augustus Stevens, (July 28, 1795 – August 8, 1868), son of Colonel John Stevens. A resident of Stevens Villa and the later Stevens Castle in Hoboken. His 1868 bequest for a school led to the establishment of the Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point, Hoboken. The first building erected in 1870 was named in his honor. Printed paper label on front pastedown.

Image of Commemorative plate: Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken, New Jersey, A.D. 1972. - Plate, Commemorative

Commemorative plate: Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken, New Jersey, A.D. 1972. - Plate, Commemorative

Commemorative plate: Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken, New Jersey, A.D. 1972. Cream ceramic plate, 10-1/4" diameter, with fluted rim with gold decoration; center vignette in black is a depiction of church exterior and grounds with title text below. Reverse has a paragraph of historical text. No manufacturer's mark. Text on bottom: 100th Anniversary of Founding: A.D. 1872 - 1972. This Church is dedicated to the Greater Glory of God and in loving memory of a little child, Julia Augusta Stevens, a daugher of Edwin Augustus and Martha Bayard (Dod) Stevens, born May 18, 1862, Castle Stevens, Castle Point, Hoboken, New Jersey, died in Rome, Italy, December 26, 1870. This Church was e

Image of Three Centuries of Progress. A Brief History of Hoboken, New Jersey and Teaneck, New Jersey from 1609 to 1940. - Pamphlet

Three Centuries of Progress. A Brief History of Hoboken, New Jersey and Teaneck, New Jersey from 1609 to 1940. - Pamphlet

Three Centuries of Progress. A Brief History of Hoboken, New Jersey and Teaneck, New Jersey from 1609 to 1940. Published in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of A.J. Volk Co. and dedicated to the memory of its Founder Jacob Volk and his wife and co-worker Eva R. Volk - 1865-1940. 7" x 10" high stitched softcover. 32 pp. plus covers, illustrated. Cover detached. A fair general history of Hoboken. See notes for list of photos and illustrations. The Volk family and its business are documented on pages 28-32. Jacob Volk established a funeral business on Washington St. in 1865 which also served as the base for his other business, picture framing, as he was a gilder by training. In o

Image of John Stevens: An American Record. - Book

John Stevens: An American Record. - Book

John Stevens: An American Record. By Archibald Douglas Turnbull. NY: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1928. First thus. 8vo green cloth. pp. 545 plus illustrations. Indexed. Previous owner's inscription on front free endleaf: Ralph K. Behr, April 1931. Fifty-two illustrations including frontis. Includes portraits, reproductions of engravings, documents, etc. Contents, list of illustrations and Index pages 531-545 are imaged. This title was also issued in a trade edition under the imprint of The Century Company in March 1928. It has the same content and pagination (binding is different in that it has smooth green cloth and simpler spine typeface.) See 2008.039.0001.