Alden, Henry Mills

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Henry Mills Alden (ôl´dən), 1836–1919, American editor, b. Mt. Tabor, Vt. He was editor of Harper's Magazine from 1869 until his death. A highly religious and fastidious man, he directed his efforts toward making Harper's a family magazine. His works include A Study of Death (1895) and Magazine Writing and the New Literature (1908).