Monroe, W. S. (Will Seymour), 1863-1939

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Birth 1863
Death 1939
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Monroe received his a.b. (education) from Stanford University, May 1894.

From the description of History of education in California : themes presented by the class in American education at Stanford University: holograph and typescript, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553627

Will S. Monroe, born in Hunlock, Pennsylvania 22 March 1863, received his A.B. from Stanford in 1894. He was a teacher and principal in public schools in Pennsylvania and California and a professor of psychology at Massachusetts State Normal School. He wrote a number of books, many about foreign countries. He died in Waterbury, Vermont, in 1939.

From the description of Will S. Monroe collection of Walt Whitman material, 1928-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644542

Biographical Note

Will Monroe was born in Hunlock, Pennsylvania on March 22, 1863. He received his A.B. from stanfora in 1894, he also attended the Universities of Jenna in Paris, Leipzig, and Grenoble. He was a teacher and principal in public schools in Pennsylvania and California and a professor of psycology at Mass. State Normal School. He lectured at Columbia and the University of Chicago. Will Monroe was a member of the International Jury of Education He was editor of Monroe's Cyclopedia of Education. He wrote a number of books--many about foreign countries. His home was in [UNK], Vermont where he died in 1939.

From the guide to the Will S. Monroe Collection on Walt Whitman, 1928-1930, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

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