Peck, Annie S. (Annie Smith), 1850-1935

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Dates:
Birth 1850-10-19
Death 1935-07-18

Biographical notes:

Teacher, author, lecturer and mountain climber. Noted for her ascent of the Matterhorn.

From the description of Annie Smith Peck letters to S. S. McClure, [manuscript], 1896. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014929

From the description of Annie Smith Peck letters to Samuel Sidney McClure, [manuscript], 1896 (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 263075753

Annie Smith Peck was born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1850, the daughter of George Batchelor Peck and Ann Power Smith. Well educated for a women of her times, she became a lecturer of Greek and Roman archeology and a mountain climber. She was an early feminist and was involved in the movement for women's rights. She wrote three books including: A Search for the Apex of America; The South American Tour; and Commercial and Industrial South America. She died on July 18, 1935 at the age of 84.

From the description of Papers 1856-1935. (Brooklyn College). WorldCat record id: 31525511

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Subjects:

  • Suffrage
  • Mountaineering

Occupations:

  • Mountaineers
  • Suffragists

Places:

  • Republic of Peru, 00, PE
  • Providence, RI, US
  • New York, NY, US