Collecting Delaware Books
Dr. John A. Munroe died Sept. 6, 2006. He was one of Delaware's finest historians and author of many local books. The News-Journal carried an article on his death on page B1 of the Sept. 7 issue. On Sept. 8, the same newspaper published a eulogy as an editorial on page A12 and a 19 column-inch obituary on page B5. On Sept. 11, the newspaper had an 18 column-inch column on the editorial page A8 by Harry F. Themal. These newspaper items may be available on line at www.delawareonline.com. There is a complete obituary on the University of Delaware's UDaily at www.udel.edu/PR/UDaily/2007/sep/historian090706.html
His son, Michael Munroe, has an extensive memorial Web site at www.munroe.ws/Munroe%20JAM/JohnAMunroe_Links.html
This Web site, Collecting Delaware Books, has an extensive article on Dr. Munroe.