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HUG 1677

Peck, William Dandridge, 1763-1822. Papers of William Dandridge Peck, 1777-1827: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: HUG 1677
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Peck, William Dandridge, 1763-1822
Title: Papers of William Dandridge Peck, 1777-1827
Date(s): 1777-1827
Quantity: 1.7 cubic feet (4 document boxes, 2 volumes, 1 flat box, 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: William Dandridge Peck (1763-1822) graduated from Harvard in 1782 and was the Massachusetts Professor of Natural History at Harvard. His papers include personal and professional correspondence and manuscripts of writings and lectures given between 1805 and 1822. The collection also contains Thomas Barbour's notes and transcriptions of Pecks' correspondence which are the product of Barbour's research on Peck.

Acquisition information:

Thomas Barbour material received November 1971 from the Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Details of transfer of other material to the University Archives is unknown.

Processing Information:

Preliminary finding aid encoded in April 2016 with information from a variety of sources. Only those portions of the collection that are being made available online were examined.

Researcher Access:

Open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Peck, William Dandridge, 1763-1822. Papers of William Dandridge Peck, 1777-1827. HUG 1677, Harvard University Archives.

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Biographical Note

William Dandridge Peck (1763-1822) graduated from Harvard in 1782 and was the Massachusetts Professor of Natural History at Harvard.

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Scope and Content

The Papers of William Dandridge Peck include personal and professional correspondence and manuscripts of writings and lectures given between 1805 and 1822. The collection also contains Thomas Barbour's notes and transcriptions of Pecks' correspondence which are the product of Barbour's research for a planned but never completed biography of Peck.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 October 4.

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