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conservationist

Charles Edward Graves, American conservationist. Member American Library Association, California library association, Mazamas, Kappa Rho Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Sierra. Producer, Colorful America, a series of 2x2 color slides of outstanding American scenery, lecturer on Appreciation of Nature, since 1945.

Background

Graves, Charles Edward was born on February 22, 1885 in Hatfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles and Susan Hannah (Wing) Graves.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1908. Traveled and studied in Europe, 1908-1909. Student New York State Library School, Albany, 1911-1913.

Career

1 son, Edward Melcher. Clerk 1st National Bank, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1901-1904. Instructor Romance langs., Wesleyan University, 1909-1911.

With University of Illinois Library, 1914-1917. Librarian Minnesota History Society, St. Paul, 1917-1920. Organizer and secretary Oregon Nature Lovers’ Club (later Wiyeast Club), Hood River, Oregon, 1922-1924.

Librarian Humboldt State College, Arcata, California, 1924-1945. Western representative National Parks Association, since 1956.

Membership

Member American Library Association, California library association, Mazamas, Kappa Rho Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Sierra. Producer, Colorful America, a series of 2x2 color slides of outstanding American scenery, lecturer on Appreciation of Nature, since 1945.

Connections

Married Emily B. Melcher, September 2, 1915.

father:
Charles Graves

mother:
Susan Hannah (Wing) Graves

spouse:
Emily B. Melcher