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Daphne Winslow Merrill Research Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0343

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of research notes, scrapbooks and manuscripts for Ms. Merrill's book on Maine lakes, and some other papers concerning the American Mothers Committee, Toy Len Goon, Mother of the Year, 1953 and class materials for teaching English.


  • Creation: 1950s-1970


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Daphne Merrill was born in Rockland, Maine. She received her B.A. from UMaine in 1927 and M.A. in 1937. She was a teacher of English in secondary schools and a professor of English at UMaine, Auburn. She is author of three books and past President of the Maine Federation of Business and Professional Women.


3 linear feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Daphne W. Merrill, Sept. 1973 and August 1975.

Guide to the Daphne Winslow Merrill Research Papers
Box And Folder List Available
Richard Robey
April 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Code for uncoded script
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States