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 Elinor <I>Martineau</I> Coyle

Elinor Martineau Coyle

Birth
Marinette, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 21 Aug 1997 (aged 88)
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 106, Lot 6836
Memorial ID 11452 · View Source
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Author, photographer, and historian of St. Louis, Missouri. Elinor Martineau Coyle was a pioneer in the St. Louis Renaissance Movement of the 1950s to the 1970s. She wrote and took photographs for a number of books about St. Louis history, including "Old St. Louis Homes 1764-1865: The Stories They Tell," "St. Louis: Portrait of a River City," "St. Louis Homes, 1866-1916: The Golden Age" and "St. Louis Treasures." All of her books were published by her husband, Charles S. Coyle, founder of the Folkestone Press. She also did collaborative work for a book on the Cupples House and for a book on the St. Louis World's Fair. She and her husband led more than a dozen tours to Europe and she gave many local tours and lectures. In the 1960's her photograph collection was exhibited at the St. Louis Art Museum. In 1991, she donated the collection and her manuscripts to the St. Louis Public Library.

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  • Added: 7 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11452
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elinor Martineau Coyle (7 Jun 1909–21 Aug 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11452, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .