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Monroe Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Monroe-Family
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia from the Monroe family of Chicago. Correspondence is primarily from Henry Stanton Monroe (Chicago attorney), his daughters Harriet Monroe, Dora Monroe Root (and her architect husband John Wellborn Root), and Lucy Monroe Calhoun, and their children. Topics include the births of children, travel, Poetry Magazine, and life in Chicago including Oscar Wilde's 1882 Chicago visit. Also contains World War II and post-war correspondence between William Monroe...
Dates: 1868-1949

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  • Names: Monroe, Harriet X
  • Subject: Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago X
  • Subject: Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives X