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organization executive.

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Connections

father:
John George Melrose

mother:
Signe (Carlson) Melrose