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Mary Tyler Peabody Mann collection of papers

Title
Mary Tyler Peabody Mann collection of papers, 1822-1949 bulk (1822-[1877])
Author
Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS MannSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
526 items.
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Mary Tyler Peabody Mann, the wife of Horace Mann and sister of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, was an American writer and prolific letter-writer.
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. Previous owners include William Deming, [--?] Hawkins, and Horace Mann.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
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Berg Coll MSS Mann
Author
Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887.
Title
Mary Tyler Peabody Mann collection of papers, 1822-1949 bulk (1822-[1877])
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of correspondence, as well as a typescript about the author. The typescript is a 1949 emended draft of Louise Hall Tharp's "The Peabody Sister of Salem." The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from 1822 to [1877], to Lydia G. Sears Haven, Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, her mother Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, and her sister Miss Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, and others. Also present is a copybook, dating from 1824 to 1826, in Sophia Peabody Hawthorne's hand of letters to her sister, Mary Peabody Mann. There are letters to Mary Mann from Nathaniel Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Una Hawthorne, Mrs. Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Miss Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Nathaniel Peabody, and others, dating from 1824 to 1884.
Biography
Mary Tyler Peabody Mann, the wife of Horace Mann and sister of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, was an American writer and prolific letter-writer.
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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Haven, Lydia G. Sears.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871.
Hawthorne, Una, 1844-1877.
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1778-1853.
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1804-1894.
Peabody, Nathaniel, 1774-1855.
Tharp, Louise Hall, 1898- Peabody sisters of Salem.
Deming, William. Former owner
Mann, Horace, 1796-1859. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Mann
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