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[Pictorial material from the J. Christopher Stevens papers].
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[Pictorial material from the J. Christopher Stevens papers]


Stevens, John Christopher, 1960-2012, creator, creator.


Chiefly photograph albums and other groups of snapshots documenting the personal and professional life of J. Christopher Stevens, with an emphasis on his youth and his international travels. Also documented is Stevens' college life at the University of California, Berkeley and his professional years working in various diplomatic capacities for the U.S. government.


1960 (issued)


Stevens, John Christopher -- 1960-2012 -- Archives
Stevens, John Christopher -- 1960-2012 -- Photographs


Title devised by cataloger.
Collected by J. Christopher Stevens.
The contents of most photograph albums were disbound and foldered in PIC boxes 1-2.
2 DVDs transferred to the Audio/Visual Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Pictorial material from the J. Christopher Stevens papers, BANC PIC 2019.023, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
John Christopher Stevens was born in Grass Valley, California in 1960. He attended the University of California, Berkeley where he received his degree in History in 1982, then served in the Peace Corps in Morocco from 1983 to 1985. Stevens attained his J.D. from the University of California Hastings in 1989. Upon joining the United States Foreign Service in 1991 he was assigned to various posts in Israel, Egypt, Syria, and Saudi Arabia as well as two terms in Libya. After Libya's Arab Spring uprising in 2011 Stevens assisted with the establishment of an American diplomatic outpost. He returned to Benghazi as the United States Ambassador to Libya in May, 2012. On September 11, 2012 he died in Benghazi during an embassy attack and subsequent fire.
Container list available in library.


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

approximately 2,000 photographs in 5 boxes : chiefly color prints ; various sizes.





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J. Christopher Stevens papers : Stevens, John Christopher, : 1960-2012