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Calhoun, Lucy Monroe, 1865-1950 : Lucy Monroe Calhoun Papers, 1909-1922 or 1923

Six letters by Lucy Monroe Calhoun and three by her husband, William J. Calhoun (U.S. Minister to China, 1909-1913), regarding their experiences in China during the last years of the Qing Dynasty, which includes a description of the December, 1922, wedding of Emperor Puyi. Another letter relates Monroe’s visit to Le Mans, France, the American Red Cross embarkation camp at the end of World War I. Also, a newspaper clipping and a photograph of Emperor Puyi as a child.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - (3 folders)
Subjects: Chicago, Politics, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS 126
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The Lucy Monroe Calhoun Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room (Priority III).