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Evelyn Lane Merritt papers

Evelyn Lane Merritt papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Evelyn Lane Merritt papers
Creator: Merritt, Evelyn Lane, 1920-2005
Inclusive Dates: 1920-2005
Language(s): English
Extent: 3.2 Linear Feet 3 document boxes, 2 cartons of slides
Collection Number: ms3323
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

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.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject 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).

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Notes by Donor
14Legal Documents
15Merritt Farm
16School Items
110Photographs - Scans
21High School High Lights
22High School Diploma
23The 1942 Spectrum - Georgia State College for Women
24Blue Print - Georgia School of Technology, 1947
25School Mascot
31Holy Bible
32 The Bridge's Book
11Slides, 1951 May-1953 October
12Slides, 1953 June-1954 June
13Slides, 1954 June-1955 June
14Slides, 1955 June-1956 December
15Slides, 1957-1960
14Slides, 1960 September-1963 May
17Slides, 1963 June-1965 December
18Slides, 1966 January-1968 May
19Slides, 1968 May-1969 July
110Slides, 1969 July-1970 June
111Slides, 1970 July-1971 December
212Slides, 1972 June-1973 December
213Slides, 1974 February
214Slides, 1974 June-1975 January
215Slides, 1975 May
216Slides, 1975 September-1976 June
217Slides, 1977 August-1978 December
218Slides, 1978 December-1982 May