A young 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; Greek; Latin; Literature; Political Science; Secretary of Faculty; University Librarian; Liberal Arts Curriculum; Merrifield Hall; Librarians; Universities and colleges - Faculty; College presidents; Greek literature - Study and teaching; Classical literature - Study and teaching; Political science - Study and teaching; Universities and colleges - Curricula
North Dakota--Grand Forks
University of North Dakota. Library; Merrifield Hall (Grand Forks, N.D.)
Merrifield, Webster, 1852-1916
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota