D. K. Stevens

Edward Fletcher Stevens (1860–1946) was an American architect and author. He partnered with Frederick Clare Lee to form Stevens & Lee. The firm designed hospitals in the U.S. and Canada including Hopital Notre-Dame, Montreal; Ottawa Civic Hospital; St. Joseph’s Hospital, Toronto; and portions of the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal. They worked in Boston and Toronto from 1912 to 1933.

Stevens graduated with an architecture degree from MIT in 1883. He worked for Allen and Kenway in Boston in 1889 and for McKim, Mead and White in 1890. He partnered with Henry H. Kendall to form Kendall and Stevens (1890–95); Kendall, Taylor, and Stevens (1895–1909) (with Bertrand E. Taylor; Kendall, Stevens, and Lee (1909–12); and formed his own firm Stevens and Lee (1912–33) with Frederick Clare Lee.

Stevens became a member of the Province of Quebec Association of Architects in 1914 and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1923 During World War I he was a civilian specialist with the Army Engineers designing of hospitals abroad. After the war he served on a special committee tasked with revising the design of U.S. Army hospitals. He authored books on institutional design including The American Hospital of the Twentieth Century.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1860, Died January 1st, 1946

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-14141 12-in. 12/4/1913 Gems from The madcap duchess Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stevens, D. K.," accessed September 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109056.

Stevens, D. K.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109056.

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DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109056

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