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MS Am 1722

Peabody, Endicott, 1857-1944. Endicott Peabody letters to Rosalind Richards, 1909-1946: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1722
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Peabody, Endicott, 1857-1944.
Title: Endicott Peabody letters to Rosalind Richards,
Date(s): 1909-1946.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from the American educator Endicott Peabody to Rosalind Richards.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

62M-343. Gift of Rosalind Richards Gardiner, Maine; received: 1956 February 6.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Endicott Peabody Letters to Rosalind Richards, 1909-1946 (MS Am 1722). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Endicott Peabody co-founded the Groton School for Boys, Groton Massachusetts and served as headmaster there. Rosalind Richards was a daughter of novelist Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards and granddaughter of Julia Ward Howe.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Primarily letters from Endicott Peabody and Fannie Peabody to Rosalind Richards, along with correspondence with Richards' parents. Letters includes discussion of family matters, travels (including postcards), events at the Groton school, and visits to one another and with family and friends. Also includes the memorial booklet for William Amory Gardner and newspaper clippings about his death.

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