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Esther L. Megill papers, circa 1950-1955

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/ff4zm

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Megill, Esther L.
Title: Esther L. Megill papers, circa 1950-1955
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 083
Extent: 0.5 cubic ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Contains mimeographed teaching aids for use in the nursery school in Sierre Leone as well as mounted photographs.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], Esther L. Megill Papers, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Cynthia Crouch, August 1987.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Esther L. Megill was born on February 27, 1924. She received her doctorate in religious education from the Hartford Seminary Foundation in 1960. In 1973 she became a lecturer in Christian Education at Trinity College in Legon, Ghana, where she also directed a program of lay-training and continuing education for pastors. Megill was also Africa secretary to the United Methodist General Board of Missions from 1968 to 1972. She wrote Joining the journey (1983), Come, let us sing!: hymns and songs for children in the church (1982), and The nursery church school in Sierra Leone (1956), and is working on revisions to a book used in some theological schools in Africa. She resides in North Carolina.

Scope and Content Note

Mimeographed teaching aids for use in the nursery school in Sierre Leone. Prepared under the auspices of the Board of Christian Education, of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, Sierra Leone Conference, these materials appear to have been written by Dr. Megill during the early 1950s. These materials also include mounted photographs.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 The nursery school in Sierra Leone, part one: Helps for the teacher
1 2 The nursery school in Sierra Leone, part two: Session plans and materials
1 3 The nursery school in Sierra Leone, part three: Plans for parents' meetings
1 4 Fattu and S)ba at home and church. [20] p., illus., 23 cm.
1 5 Fattu and S)ba learn about God's world. [19] p., illus., 34 cm.
1 6 Fattu and S)ba learn and grow. [28] p., illus., 34 cm.
1 7 Forward with Christ, a pageant by S.B. Caulker