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Elizabeth Palmer Peabody collection of papers

Title
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody collection of papers, 1822-[1957] bulk (1832-1838).
Author
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1804-1894.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS Peabody, EP (1804)Schwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Additional Authors
  • Bright, Henry Arthur, 1830-1884.
  • Brooks, Gladys.
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
  • Gordan, John D., 1907-1968.
  • Haven, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1806-1881.
  • Hawthorne, Elizabeth Manning, 1802-1883.
  • Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934.
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
  • Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871.
  • Hawthorne, Una, 1844-1877.
  • Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911.
  • Lathrop, Rose Hawthorne, 1851-1926.
  • Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887.
  • Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1778-1853.
  • Peabody, George, 1804-1892.
  • Russell, U. W.
  • Ward, Samuel Gray.
  • Tharp, Louise Hall, 1898-
Description
576 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Elizabeth Palmer Peabody was an educator, publisher, and founder of the West Street Book Shop.
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, Horace Mann, [--?] Hawkins, and W. T. H. Howe.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Peabody, EP (1804)
OCLC
NYPW03-A92
Author
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1804-1894.
Title
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody collection of papers, 1822-[1957] bulk (1832-1838).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection that includes correspondence, journals for the period 1833-1836, a diary for 1829, and an author-emended typescript of Louise Hall Tharp's "The Peabody Sisters of Salem." The journals include the "Cuba Journal", and leaves from an 1836 journal. The diary is Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne's, kept in Boston, in 1829. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, dating from 1822 to [1853], written by Peabody to her sisters, Mary and Sophia [afterwards Mary Mann and Sophia Hawthorne] during the period 1833-1835, when they were in Cuba; the correspondence was designated by her as her "Cuba journal." The letters also include those to Lydia Sears [later Haven], Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, her brother George Peabody, as well as a letter from Gladys Brooks to [John Dozier] Gordan in 1957. There are letters to Peabody from Henry A. Bright, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Samuel Foster Haven, Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Una Hawthorne, Mary Peabody Mann, her mother Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, U. W. Russell, and Samuel G. Ward, dating from 1822 to 1873.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody was an educator, publisher, and founder of the West Street Book Shop. She was the sister-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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Added Author
Bright, Henry Arthur, 1830-1884.
Brooks, Gladys.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
Gordan, John D., 1907-1968.
Haven, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1806-1881.
Hawthorne, Elizabeth Manning, 1802-1883.
Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871.
Hawthorne, Una, 1844-1877.
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911.
Lathrop, Rose Hawthorne, 1851-1926.
Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887.
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1778-1853.
Peabody, George, 1804-1892.
Russell, U. W.
Ward, Samuel Gray.
Tharp, Louise Hall, 1898- Peabody sisters of Salem.
Deming, William. Former owner
Hope, Anthony, 1863-1933. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Mann, Horace, 1796-1859. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Peabody, EP (1804)
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