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Dana, John Cotton

Born: 1856 AD
Died: 1929 AD
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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.