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Elizabeth Palmer Peabody collection of papers

Title
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody collection of papers, 1824-1852.
Author
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1778-1853.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS Peabody, EP (1778)Schwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
323 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Elizabeth Palmer Peabody was an author, the mother of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (1804-1894), and the mother-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Horace Mann.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The bulk of the materials is from William Deming, [--?] Hawkins, Joan Howe, Horace Mann, and W. T. H. Howe.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Peabody, EP (1778)
Author
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1778-1853.
Title
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody collection of papers, 1824-1852.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of correspondence. It contains letters by the author dating from 1824 to 1852, to her daughters Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Mary Mann, and Elizabeth Peabody, as well as two letters from Sophia Peabody Hawthorne; one to her sister Mary, and one to her sister Elizabeth. Some of these letters were considered part of Miss Elizabeth Palmer Peabody's "Cuba journal." There are also letters to Mrs. Elizabeth Peabody from Julian Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Una Hawthorne, Mary Peabody Mann, and U. Russell, dating from 1828 to 1852.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody was an author, the mother of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (1804-1894), and the mother-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Horace Mann.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Local Note
Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
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Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934.
Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871.
Hawthorne, Una, 1844-1877.
Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887.
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1804-1894.
Russell, U.
Deming, William. Former owner
Howe, Joan. Former owner
Mann, Horace, 1796-1859. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Peabody, EP (1778)
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