John A. Munroe Back Home  updated 5/13/2010

Affable Historian
- January 24, 1954, Wilmington Sunday Star Magazine

"John Munroe," she offered, "has been a model for all of us, but especially
for those of us who teach at the University, whatever our subject. 
He has been
our teacher, and what he has taught in all its dimensions has built the
more than bricks and mortar can ever do. . ."
-Carol Hoffecker

   John A. Munroe
           3/15/1914  to  9/6/2006

Obituary   Paternal Family Tree   Maternal Family  Table of Changes

Thomas Kelly Selection read at Funeral 

Complete List of Works         Some Personal Writings

Dedication of Munroe Hall  (Family website)

Photographic History Complete  Segments 1914-1949  1950-1989  1990-2006 

Updated Photo History  Segment 1914-1951

Relatives of John A. Munroe
  Family Tree Charts, photos

University of Delaware: A History  by John A. Munroe - Complete Text - University of Delaware website

University of Delaware Special Collections - over 7 lineal feet of J. A. Munroe diaries, lecture notes, letters, other manuscripts, photographs etc. - University of Delaware website

Memorial Program   Printed program for 10/15/2007 memorial in the Puglisi Orchestra Hall

Recent Articles and News about John A. Munroe

February 2007
   John A Munroe - In Memoriam - Raymond Wolters - Organization of American Historians Newsletter Volume 35

Spring-Summer 2007
    Goodbye to John A. Munroe - Delaware History Magazine (page 135)

Wednesday November 15, 2006
    Resolution to Honor John A. Munroe - University of Delaware Library

Winter 2006
    From the Director - Remembering John A. Munroe - Hagley Museum and Library Newsletter

Monday October 16th, 2006

   Dozens Celebrate the Life of Historian John Munroe University of Delaware Daily

Sunday October 15th, 2006
    Eulogy for John A.  Munroe by Bill Williams

Sunday October 15th, 2006
    Uncle John - Eulogy for John Munroe by Richard L. McCormick

Sunday October 15th, 2006
    Remembering My Father - Eulogy for  John Munroe by Carol L. Munroe

Sunday October 15th, 2006
    My Father's Geography - Eulogy for John Munroe by Stephen Munroe

October 10th, 2006
    In Memoriam John A. Munroe
University of Delaware Daily (with faculty comments)

Thursday October 5th, 2006
    Announcement - Memorial Service October 15th at 3:00 pm University of Delaware Daily

Tuesday September 26th, 2006
    Remembering a History Professor by George Prettyman - Cecil Whig

Tuesday September 19th, 2006
    Morris Library Exhibit on J. Munroe University of Delaware Daily

Friday September 15th, 2006  
    Obituary  Newark Post

Tuesday September 12th, 2006

    Article - Beloved Professor Passes Away by Lauren Dezinno The Review

Monday September 11th, 2006
Opinion  by Harry Themal  News Journal

Friday September 8th, 2006
    Editorial    News Journal
    Obituary   News Journal

Thursday September 7th, 2006
   News account by Robin Brown  News Journal
    Obituary   University of Delaware Daily

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