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Mary Ellen Evans papers

Identifier: GTM-970617
Evans' notes and transcriptions of letters and diaries of Mary Virginia Merrick (1886-1955), founder of the Christ Child Society (1887). Includes incomplete typed manuscript of biography on Merrick by Evans (unpublished).


  • circa 1866-1961

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1.05 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Related Materials

Related items in other collections includes --

1. Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection 1, GTMGamms345, Box 6, Folder 17 -- Evans, Mary Ellen. Typed manuscript: "The Eager Soul: A Documentary Biography of Mary Virginia Merrick (1866-1955)" Baltimore: Helicon Press, 1971. Never published. Gift of Miss Evans.

2. John L. Brown papers 4, GTMGamms353, Box 15, Folder 10 -- Typed letter signed by Mary Ellen Evans to John L. Brown, dated 1977.
Mary Ellen Evans papers
Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections
August 2017
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