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Peabody family papers

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Archives, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: 967-23-00/1.unacc.
Repository: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Archives, Harvard University
Creator: Peabody family
Creator: Peabody, George
Creator: Peabody, Charles
Creator: Peabody, Margaret
Creator: Peabody, R. Singleton
Title: Peabody family papers
Date(s): 1898 - 1919
Quantity: 1 box
Language of materials: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Purchased from Joseph H. Outhwaite; unaccessioned materials found in Tozzer Library during construction in 1975.

Processing Information:

Processed by Sarah R. Demb.

Scope and Contents

George Peabody established the trust that founded the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology in 1866. The Peabody family papers contain some miscellaneous items, correspondence relating to financial and other family concerns, and probate materials relating to estate matters of a number of family members, including Margaret Peabody, Charles Peabody, R. Singleton Peabody and George Peabody.

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Additional Index Terms

Family papers
Financial records
Clippings (information artifacts)