Ruth Willard Merritt Oral History Interview

February 2, 1977
Oral History #OH0039
Merritt, Ruth Willard; Lennon, Donald R.
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.5 hour, 15 pages
Preferred Citation
Ruth Willard Merritt Oral History Interview (#OH0039), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Scope and arrangement

Miss Merritt was a Methodist missionary to Brazil from 1926-1930. She discusses life in Brazil, the school in which she taught, the background and experiences of her students, and problems encountered

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Ruth Willard Merritt

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Merritt, Ruth Willard
English teachers--Brazil--Piracicaba
Missionary settlements--Brazil--Piracicaba
Brazil--Social conditions--20th century
Brazil--Social life and customs--20th century