Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana
A little searching reveals that this most literary of names belongs to the grandson of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. HWLD lived from 1881 - 1950, was a professor at Harvard and then Columbia University till he was fired for his anti-war positions in 1917.
A small rivulet of history and literature of which I was unaware, washed into my hands through the magic of a used bookstore. One can only speculate by what circuitous path it made its way from presumably the northeast in 1922 to Atlanta in 2009, but I am happy that it did.