Jeanne Monefeldt and Mary Paroissin correspondence and photographs
Scope and Contents
This 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.
- Monefeldt, Jeanne (1906-1985) (Correspondent, Person)
Language of Materials
This collection contains materials in French.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.
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.
0.42 Linear Feet (1 Box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated by Edward Monefeldt, Jeanne Monefeldt's husband, to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 30 April 1987.
Processing of this collection is complete.
- Jeanne Monefeldt and Mary Paroissin correspondence and photographs
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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