Melvil Dewey

Melville Dewey was born on December 10, 1851 to Joel and Eliza Dewey in Adams Center, New York. While a student at Amherst College, Melville started the Library Bureau in 1876. The company sold library supplies. The same year, he received a copyright for his system of library organization that would come to be known … Continue reading Melvil Dewey