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A0031 – Evelyn Marie Merkel Collection

DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title: Evelyn Marie Merkel Papers
Date span: 1963-1969
Physical description: 1.17 linear ft. (1 box)
Creator(s): Evelyn Marie Merkle
Language note: English


ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Restriction on access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to complete a registration form and comply with the library’s regulations governing use.

Terms governing use and reproduction: Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). The Boynton Beach City Library adheres to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of a reproduction in excess of “fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement.

Acquisition information: No accession or provenance information.

Custodial history: Found in collection.

Preferred Citation: Collection title including series, box, and folder numbers, Boynton Beach City Library

 

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Nurse Evelyn Merkel holding baby c. 1970. A0031-002
Nurse Evelyn Merkel holding baby c. 1970.  A0031-002

Biographical Note: Evelyn Marie Merkel (born c. 1934) graduated Palm Beach Junior College nursing program in 1963. By 1969, she was head of pediatric nursing at Bethesda Hospital. Her husband, William Robert Merkel, a lawyer, died in 2018. Palm Beach Junior College changes its name to Palm Beach Community College in 1988, and then Palm Beach State College in 2009.

Scope and Content Note: Material accumulated during training as a nurse at Palm Beach Junior College, including school brochures (c. 1963), yearbooks (1963), photographs, and commencement program (1963). Also includes a yearbook from 1969.

Keywords:
Merkel, Evelyn Marie (b. 1934)
Nurses
Palm Beach Junior College (Palm Beach County, Fla.)

Processing Information: Collection processed in 2017 / sms
Date of finding aid: May 2019 / gc

 

CONTAINER LIST 

Box 1
Commencement Program, 1963
Newsclippings
Photographs, 1960s
School Brochures, c. 1960s
Palm Beach Junior College Yearbooks, 1963 and 1969