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Dana, John Cotton

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Born: 1856 AD
Died: 1929 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Librarians

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1856 - John Cotton Dana was born on the 19th of August in Woodstock, Vermont.

 

1874 - Studied at Dartmouth College.

 

1880 - He went to Denver, Colorado where he passed the Colorado bar.

 

1889-1898 - Became director of the Denver Public Library.

 

1902-1929 - He was head of the Newark Public Library.

 

1909 - He founded the Newark Museum.

 

1929 - He died on 21st of July in New Jersey.

 

Established foreign language collections for immigrants and developed a special collection for the business community.

 

 

 


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