George Munro Correspondence
Scope and Contents
The collection contains several pieces of correspondence written by George Munro, as well as an accompanying envelope with notes written by family members who held the letters.
- Majority of material found within 1850 - 1859
- Munro, George, 1825-1896 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Language of Materials
The collection contains a small amount of correspondence written by publisher George Munro.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Provenance: Lydia Schurman
Correspondence was held in an envelope with Jacob Gould Schurman's letterhead (Schurman was Munro's son-in-law, having married Munro's daughter, Barbara Forrest Munro). The envelope has notes from succeeding family members who held the letters, including Dorothy Schurman (McHugh/Hawes) Sisk, and her son G. [George] Michael McHugh, who gave the letters to his cousin, Lydia Cushman Schurman (Godfrey), in 1986.
- George Munro Correspondence, 1850-1895
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- May 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library