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Webster Merrifield, Yale University Alum, was initially hired as a Professor of Greek and Latin (1884 - 1886). He served as the first University Librarian (1888 - 1891) and then as President of the University of North Dakota (1891 - 1909). He was instrumental in creating the Liberal Arts curriculum.


Webster Merrifield; Faculty; President; Liberal Arts Curriculum; Greek; Latin; Literature; Political Science; Secretary of Faculty; University Librarian; Merrifield Hall; Universities and colleges - Faculty; College presidents; Librarians; Political science; Greek literature - Study and teaching; Classical literature - Study and teaching; Political science - Study and teaching

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North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota

People Depicted

Merrifield, Webster, 1852-1916


Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota