|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Morrison, Mary Lane, 1907-1994.|
|Title:||Mary Lane Morrison collection on school integration in Savannah (Ga.)|
|Extent:||0.5 cubic feet (1 box)|
Mary Lane Morrison (1907-1994) was born in Savannah, Georgia, the daughter of Mills Bee Lane, Sr. and Mary Comer Lane. She graduated from Smith College in 1929. Morrison was the curator of the Georgia Historical Society and a member of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the state of Georgia. She was an author, writing John S. Norris: Architect in Savannah (Savannah, Ga.: Beehive Press, 1980) and editing Historic Savannah (Savannah, Ga.: Historic Savannah Foundation, 2005). Born Mary Lane, she married Howard J. Morrison; they had two sons, Howard J. Morrison, Jr. and Mills L. Morrison, as well as a daughter, Mary M. Morrison Clarke. Morrison died on July 16, 1994.
This collection consists of three papers that trace part of the school integration movement in Savannah, Georgia. All three papers were written after integration had become a national law.
Material was acquired from the collector.
[item identification], Mary Lane Morrison collection on school integration in Savannah (Ga.), MS 1216, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Mary Morrison, 1972.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
|1||"For Information Purposes Only", 1970 August 22 ( 23.0 p. ) (Positive photocopy.)|
|This packet gives definitions of terms and the tentatively "amended regulations for continuing resolution for emergency school assistance program."|
|2||Civil Action, No. 1316. Ralph Stell, et al vs. Board of Public Education for the City of Savannah and the County of Chatham, et al., 1971 June 30 ( 16.0 p. ) (Positive photocopy.)|
|Regarding integration of the high schools and junior high schools.|
|3||Same. Savannah, 1971 August 31 ( 21.0 p. ) (Positive photocopy.)|
|Regarding integration of elementary schools.|