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What did melvil Dewey do for libraries?

He created a numbering system so books could be found by a reader. Every book has two numbers and tells if it is a fiction or nonfiction book. Before the invention of the comp (MORE)

How did hawthorne and melville differ from transcendentalists?

Hawthorne and Melville differ from Transcendentalists, in a sense that their writings were not so focused on nature and the subliminal aspect of what surrounds us. Their style (MORE)

Who is melvil Dewey?

Melvil Dewey was an American educator and librarian. He invented  the Dewey Decimal system for library classification. He was also  the founder of the Lake Placid Club.

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How old is Melvil Dewey?

Melvil Dewey was born on December 10, 1851 and died on December 26, 1931. Melvil Dewey would have been 80 years old at the time of death or 163 years old today.
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