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Alice Gunhild Melrose

Alice Gunhild Melrose, American organization executive. Recipient 150th Anniversary medal National Academy of Design, 1975.


  • Melrose, Alice Gunhild was born on April 10, 1919 in Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States. Daughter of John George and Signe (Carlson) Melrose.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, 1938. Master of Arts, New York University, 1940.


    • Assistant teacher junior high school, Manhasset, New York, 1938-1939. Teacher St. Margaret’s School, Mendham, New Jersey, 1939-1941, Gardner School, New York City, 1941-1942. Research and office manager Office of Scientific Research and Development project Tiffany Foundation, 1942-1945.

      With Doubleday & Company, 1945-1947. Assistant to director National Academy of Design, New York City, 1947-1967, director, 1967-1977. Secretary, Doctor Electronic Arts Abbey.

      Memorial Scholarship Mural Painting, from 1949. Fm. secretary St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1947-1977.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    • father: John George Melrose
    • mother: Signe (Carlson) Melrose
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    Died December 9, 1977
    (aged 58)