Collecting Delaware Books

Dr. John A. Munroe 1914-2006

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 There is a complete obituary on the University of Delaware's UDaily at

His son, Michael Munroe, has an extensive memorial Web site at

This Web site, Collecting Delaware Books, has an extensive article on Dr. Munroe.

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