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organization executive.

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.


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.


John George Melrose

Signe (Carlson) Melrose