Evelyn Lane Merritt papers

Evelyn Lane Merritt papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
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 (1920-2005) was born 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. She entered Georgia State College for Women in 1938. Evelyn Merritt was a pianist, teacher, and a family archivist.

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.

Index Terms

Autograph albums.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Color slides.
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
Slides (Photography).

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 note

Evelyn Lane Merritt papers, ms3323, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Notes by Donor
4Legal Documents
5Merritt Farm
6School Items
10Photographs - Scans
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
31Holy Bible
2 The Bridge's Book
11Slides, 1951 May-1953 October
2Slides, 1953 June-1954 June
3Slides, 1954 June-1955 June
4Slides, 1955 June-1956 December
5Slides, 1957-1960
4Slides, 1960 September-1963 May
7Slides, 1963 June-1965 December
8Slides, 1966 January-1968 May
9Slides, 1968 May-1969 July
10Slides, 1969 July-1970 June
11Slides, 1970 July-1971 December
212Slides, 1972 June-1973 December
13Slides, 1974 February
14Slides, 1974 June-1975 January
15Slides, 1975 May
16Slides, 1975 September-1976 June
17Slides, 1977 August-1978 December
18Slides, 1978 December-1982 May