Evelyn Lane Merritt papers

Evelyn Lane Merritt papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Merritt, Evelyn Lane, 1920-2005
Title: Evelyn Lane Merritt papers
Dates: 1920-2005
Quantity: 3.2 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 2 cartons of slides)
Coll. Number: ms3323

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Scope and Content Note

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.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Autograph albums--Georgia--Jesup.
Bridal books--Georgia--Jesup.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Color slides.
Correspondence.
Diplomas.
Georgia Institute of Technology. -- Students--Yearbooks
Georgia State College for Women. -- Students--Yearbooks
Merritt, Evelyn Lane, 1920-2005 -- Correspondence
Merritt, Evelyn Lane, 1920-2005 -- Photographs
Photographs.
School yearbooks.
Slides (photographs)
Teachers--New Mexico--Albuquerque.
Teachers--Tennessee--Clinton.

General Notes

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Evelyn Lane Merritt papers. MS 3323. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Notes by Donor
 
2Correspondence
 
3Correspondence
 
4Legal Documents
 
5Merritt Farm
 
6School Items
 
7Taxes
 
8Clippings
 
9Photographs
 
10Photographs - Scans
 
BoxItem
21High School High Lights
 
2High School Diploma
 
3 The 1942 Spectrum - Georgia State College for Women
 
4 Blue Print - Georgia School of Technology, 1947
 
5School Mascot
 
BoxItem
31Holy Bible
 
2 The Bridge's Book
 
2-4Scrapbooks
 

Slides

CartonItem
11May 1951-October 1953, May 1951 - October 1953
2June 1953-June 1954, June 1953 - June 1954
3June 1954-June1955, June 1954 - June 1955
4June 1955-December 1956, June 1955 - December 1956
51957-1960 summer, 1957 - Summer 1960
4September 1960-May 1963, September 1960 - May 1963
7June 1963-December 1965, June 1963 - December 1965
8January 1966-May 1968, January 1966 - May 1968
9May 1968-July 1969, May 1968 - July 1969
10July 1969-June 1970, July 1969 - June 1970
11July 1970-December 1971, July 1970 - December 1971
CartonItem
212June 1972-December 1972, June 1972 - December 1973
13February 1974, February 1974
14June 1974-January 1975, June 1974 - January 1975
15May 1975, May 1975
16September 1975-June 1976, September 1975 - June 1976
17August 1977 - December 1978, August 1977 - December 1978
18December 1978 - May 1982, December 1978 - May 1982