George M. Stephenson

Fellow: Awarded 1927

Field of Study: U.S. History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 12-30-1883

Died: 10-11-1958

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Stephenson, George Malcolm: Appointed to continue his researches in the history of Swedish immigration to the United States, in Sweden; tenure, twelve months from September 15, 1927.

Born December 30, 1883, at Olds, Iowa. Education: University of Chicago, S.B., 1906; Augustana College, A.B., 1910; Harvard University, A.M., 1911, Ph.D., 1914; Thayer scholarship, Harvard University, 1911–13.

Teacher of History, Minnesota College, 1907–10; Assistant in History, Harvard University, 1913–14; Instructor in History, University of Minnesota, 1914–15; Instructor in History, DePauw University, 1915–16; Instructor in History, Dartmouth College, 1917; Instructor in History, 1918–21, Assistant Professor, 1921—, University of Minnesota; Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Ohio State University, 1924–25; Managing Editor, Yearbook of the Swedish Historical Society of America, 1927—.

Publications: “The Political History of the Public Lands, 1840–1862,” 1917; “The Conservative Character of Martin Luther,” 1921; “a History of America Immigration, 1829–1924,” 1926; “The Founding of the Augustana Synod, 1850–1860” (in press); articles, translations, and reviews in American Historical Review, Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Political Science Quarterly, Minnesota History Bulletin, Minnesota History, Saturday Review of Literature, Lutheran Church Review, Yearbook of the Swedish Historical Society.