^Jean-Michel Margot. "Death of Stan Luce". Retrieved 1008-10-05. "Many [years] ago, collecting bibliographic data about Jules Verne, I discovered [that Stanford Luce] was the author of the first PhD dissertation in English about Jules Verne - 1953 - almost 20 years before the first French one (Vierne, 1974)."Check date values in: |accessdate= (help) Note: Jean-Michel Margot is the president of the North American Jules Verne Society and co-writer of the 2007 English translation of The Kip Brothers.