Collection Info

Monroe, Irene

Span Dates: 1955-1999

Volume: .25 linear ft.


The Irene Monroe Papers include biographical information, writings by and about Monroe, and audiovisual material.

Hist/Bio Note

Monroe attended Union Theological Seminary and is a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard Divinity School. She is a noted public theologian and motivational speaker. Her essays and columns appear in national publications and the gay and lesbian press. See her biographical sketch in the Profile Gallery of this website.

Finding Aid

A description of the collection can be found on the Harvard University Libraries' online Hollis catalog.


Papers are located at the Schlesinger library; they are unprocessed but available for research by appointment with the staff.

Index Terms

Monroe, IreneEpiscopalNew YorkLesbians -- Religious lifeWomen and religionWomen clergy -- MassachusettsNew EnglandCLOUTBaptist