|Creator:||Merritt, Evelyn Lane, 1920-2005|
|Title:||Evelyn Lane Merritt papers|
|Quantity:||3.2 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 2 cartons of slides)|
Evelyn Estella Lane Merritt was born November 12, 1920 in Jesup, Georgia. She was the first child born to Ella Harris Lane and Lawrence Lane. She married Warren George Merritt from Greene County, Georgia. Evelyn Merritt was a talented pianist, teacher, and a faithful archivist, documenting the experiences and relationships dear to her. She entered Georgia State College for Women in 1938. She passed away on February 2, 2005.
The collection consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, photographs, slides, yearbooks (Georgia Tech - 1947 and Georgia State College for Women - 1942), a bible, a brides book, a diploma and school banner, and a high school autograph book.
Arranged by record type.
Related collections held by the Library of Congress, Folklife Division; U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA.; Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM; Temple, Texas Railroad and Heritage Museum; Scandia National Laboratory Museum.
Evelyn Lane Merritt papers. MS 3323. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.