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MS Am 1976-1976.6

Peabody, Marian Lawrence, 1875-1974. Marian Lawrence Peabody letters and family papers, 1783-1957: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1976-1976.6
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Peabody, Marian Lawrence, 1875-1974.
Title: Marian Lawrence Peabody letters and family papers,
Date(s): 1783-1957.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph collection and family papers of American painter and diarist, Marian Lawrence Peabody.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

51M-213F. Deposited by Mrs. Harold Peabody, 202 Berkeley Street, Boston, Mass.; received: 1952, gift: 1955.
52M-229. Deposited by Mrs. Harold Peabody; received: 1953 Apr. 27.
54M-194. Deposited by Mrs. Harold Peabody; received: 1955 Feb. 24.
55M-224. Gift of Mrs. Harold Peabody; received: 1956.
56M-110. Gift of Mrs. Harold Peabody; received: 1957.
58M-133-138. Gift of Mrs. Harold Peabody; received: 1958-1959.
61M-246-248. Gift of Mrs. Harold Peabody; received: 1955-1962.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Marian Lawrence Peabody Letters and Family Papers, 1783-1957 (MS Am 1976-1976.6). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Peabody was an American painter and diarist.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

An autograph collection of letters written by English aristocrats, American politicians, authors, artists, educators, diplomats, and other prominent people to various Peabodys and Lawrences, especially Marian Lawrence Peabody and Bishop William Lawrence. Also contains a personal account book, 1841-1855, of merchant and manufacturer, Abbott Lawrence and a guest list for a party in his honor.

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