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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.
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.
Race and Gender, Nature and Geography
Size of Collection
4 boxes (3 linear feet)
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 0343
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Merrill (Daphne Winslow) Research Papers, 1950s-1970" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 244.