Charles F. Monroe papers
Scope and Contents
The Monroe papers consist of Charles Monroe's typewritten reminiscences, written in 1959 at age eighty-six. He discusses the history of Webberville, Michigan, the political and social life of the community, education in rural schools, market conditions and the costs of goods and services, as well as agricultural life and work. Monroe includes family history and anecdotes, especially about his father. He also includes a poem he wrote entitled "Webberville." Finally, there is a letter from Monroe to Dr. Frank Elliott at Michigan State University, asking if he would be interested in Monroe's reminiscences.
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Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Charles F. Monroe (b. 1873) of Webberville, Michigan, was the son and grandson of pioneers. His grandfather, Freedom Monroe (1798-1886), migrated from New York to Michigan in 1824. His father Robert (1839-1920) was one of the first to settle in Webberville.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Charles F. Monroe, transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
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- Charles F. Monroe Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- March 1965
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- Finding aid written in English.