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Jeanne Monefeldt and Mary Paroissin correspondence and photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-051
The Jeanne Monefeldt and Mary Paroissin correspondence and photographs collection contains letters, postcards, and photographs regarding the lives of the pen pals ranging from 1924 to 1985. The letters, which were regularly written mostly in French by the pen pals until Jeanne's death in 1985, document several major historic events and people, including Charles Lindbergh's visit to France and World War II. Additionally, the correspondence captures the daily lives of two women living in the 20th century.

Dates

  • 1924-1988

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The Jeanne Monefeldt and Mary Paroissin correspondence and photographs collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Jeanne Monefeldt and Mary Paroissin correspondence and photographs is in the public domain and may used without copyright restriction.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Biographical / Historical

Jeanne Brill Monefeldt was born circa 1906, and lived Philadelpha and Chattanooga. Throughout most of her life, she corresponded with her French pen pal Mary Dupuy Paroissin, who was born on 1907 December 3 in Montmarault, France.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Edward Monefeldt, Jeanne Monefeldt's husband, donated the Jeanne Monefeldt and Mary Paroissin correspondence and photographs collection to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 30 April 1987.

Creator

Source

Title
Jeanne Monefeldt and Mary Paroissin correspondence and photographs
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Special Collections repository

Contact:
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 USA