The George A Merrill Autobiography is a typed manuscript of 98 pages, including photos and news clippings. It contains 5 sections.
1)Childhood in New England and Crossing the Continent (1873). 2) Youth in San Francisco. 3)Railway mail service in California
and attending University of California. 4) Pioneering Industrial Education. 5) "Some Contributions of the Lick and Wilmerding
School of San Francisco to the Administration of Vocational and Secondary Education", a Masters Thesis by Robert Locke Cooke
(1911 - 49 pp).
Geo A Merrill Was an eminent California education who helped found and direct 4 combined institution in San Francisco dedication
to teaching vocational and technical arts. California School of Mechanical Arts, Wilmerding School of Mechanical Arts, the
Lux Technical Institute. The Dey Endowment. He was mayor of Redwood City, President of the Redwood City Harbor Co, the Peninsula
Foothill Land Co, and Guaranty Mortgage Co.
1 Manuscript folder
Typed manuscript with photos and news clipping. Ring bound with covers, 99 pages
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