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Munroe, John A. (John Andrew), 1914-2006


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Leon De Valinger papers

Identifier: MSS 0686
Abstract Leon De Valinger, Jr., served as Delaware State Archivist from 1941 to 1970. The Leon De Valinger papers contain his personal and professional records, primarily related to his work as State Archivist and as a historian of Delaware. His professional, administrative, and subject files offer a window into the varied concerns of the archives profession as it evolved during the 20th century. Additionally, his work to document, preserve, and promote Delaware history and culture forms a theme...
Dates: 1752-1999; Majority of material found within 1930-1980

Delaware Folklore Society audio recordings

Identifier: MSS 0695

These audiotape recordings by members of the Delaware Folklore society feature folk tales, narratives, songs, sermons, and discussions of folklore. The recordings provide a glimpse into the work of an organization dedicated to preserving and studying the folk heritage of Delaware.

Dates: 1950-1955

Robert H. Richards, Jr., Delaware oral history collection

Identifier: MSS 0179

The Delaware Oral History collection was a project of the University of Delaware History Department, directed by Dr. John Munroe and funded by Robert H. Richards, Jr.. Interviews with 317 Delawareans conducted between 1966 and 1978 cover topics including the following: educators, immigrants, journalism, politics, and the University of Delaware, Delaware in the Depression, and the 1950s relocation of Long Island and New Jersey potato farmers to Delaware.

Dates: 1955-1981, 2012, 2020; Majority of material found within 1966-1978

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1/4 inch audio tape 2
Delaware 2
Delaware--History--20th century 2
Oral histories (document genres) 2
Administrative records 1
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African Americans--Delaware 1
African Americans--Delaware--20th century--Interviews 1
Agendas (administrative records) 1
Archaeology--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Archival materials--Conservation and restoration 1
Archives--Administration 1
Archivists 1
Art, American--Delaware--20th century 1
Artists--Delaware--20th century--Interviews 1
Brochures 1
Business records 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Consultants 1
Correspondence 1
Delaware--History--18th century 1
Delaware--History--19th century 1
Delaware--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 1
Delaware--Politics and government 1
Delaware--Politics and government--1865-1950 1
Delaware--Politics and government--1951- 1
Delaware--Social life and customs 1
Depressions--1929--Delaware 1
Draftspersons 1
Educators--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Educators--Interviews 1
Finns--Delaware 1
Folk tales 1
Folklore--Delmarva Peninsula 1
Historians 1
Historic preservation 1
Historic sites--Law and legislation--Delaware 1
Immigrants--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Immigrants--Delaware--Interviews 1
Interviews 1
Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Maps (documents) 1
Mechanical drawings (tool-aided drawings) 1
Microphotography--History--20th century 1
Minutes (administrative records) 1
Newsletters 1
Oral History--Delaware--20th century 1
Paper, Handmade--Specimens 1
Papermaking science and technology 1
Papermaking--History 1
Personal correspondence 1
Photographs 1
Politics, Practical--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Printed ephemera 1
Publications (documents) 1
Reports 1
Research notes 1
Sermons 1
Slovenian Americans 1
Sussex County (Del.) 1
Transcripts 1
Travel--History--20th century 1
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 1
Watermarks 1
Yearbooks 1
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