#123922 Overall Influence

Melvil Dewey

American librarian

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Melville Louis Kossuth "Melvil" Dewey was an influential American librarian and educator, inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, and a founder of the Lake Placid Club. He was also a founding member of the American Library Association but resigned in 1905, due to allegations of sexual harassment, racism, and antisemitism.

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Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

Alfred University

Private university in Alfred, New York

Amherst College

Liberal arts college in Massachusetts

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#16104 World Rank
Communications