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Elio D. Monachesi papers

Identifier: 211

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, research files, student papers, course materials, manuscripts and materials relating to professional organizations.


  • circa 1928-1971


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Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the Elio D. Monachesi papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Biographical Sketch of Elio D. Monachesi (1905-1971)

Elio David Monachesi was born on July 19, 1905 in Macerata, Italy. He came to the United States in 1912 and was naturalized as a citizen in 1931. He earned his B.A. in 1927 and M.A. in 1928 from the University of Missouri. In 1931, he was awarded his Ph.D. by the University of Minnesota. Dr. Monachesi joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota as an instructor in sociology in 1928. He was promoted to assistant professor in 1934, associate professor in 1939, professor in 1946 and named chair of the department of sociology in 1951. He remained as chair until 1970. Dr. Monachesi's area of emphasis was delinquency. Elio D. Monachesi died in June 1971.


24 boxes (31.2 linear feet)


Collection contains the papers of Elio D. Monachesi, professor and chair of the department of sociology at the University of Minnesota.

Other Finding Aid Available

A finding aid with a contents list is available in University Archives.

Source of acquisition

The collection was deposited in University Archives in 1971 and 1973 by the department of sociology.

Related Materials in University of Minnesota Archives

University of Minnesota, Dept. of Sociology records

Processing Information

Collection has not been processed.
Elio D. Monachesi papers, circa 1928-1971
Karen Spilman
April 2005
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