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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.


Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Teachers -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

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North Dakota--Grand Forks

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University of North Dakota. Library; Merrifield Hall (Grand Forks, N.D.)

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Merrifield, Webster, 1852-1916


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


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