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Melville, Henry, 1858-1930



  • Existence: 1858 - 1930

Henry Melville was born on August 25, 1858, in Nelson, New Hampshire. He was an 1879 graduate of Dartmouth College, and a lawyer. Melville died October 21, 1930, in Keene, New Hampshire.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Henry Melville manuscripts and correspondence

Identifier: MS-1236
Overview In 1925, Dartmouth College decided to discontinue compulsary daily chapel attendance and published their reasons in the October 23, 1925, issue of the Dartmouth College Bulletin. In response, Henry Melville, Secretary of the Class of 1879, wrote a letter to Russell R. Larmon, editor of the Bulletin, expressing his disapproval of the change, and sent copies of this letter to other class secretaries. Collection consists of the resulting exchange of correspondence with Trustees, alumni and the...