Peabody, George, 1795-1869

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Businessman and philanthropist.

From the description of Papers of George Peabody, 1841-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450003

American financier.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Brodhead, 1847 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872091

Banker and philanthropist, of London, England; born and buried in Danvers, Mass.; in 1866 donated $12,000 to Georgetown, Mass., for the building of a library; benefactor of libraries, educational funds, and trust-funds for the poor.

From the description of Peabody collection, [185-]-[ongoing]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70954016

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931,. Barringer family papers [manuscript] 1717-1959. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shaw, Harriet C., b. 1853. Harriet C. Shaw collection, 1804-1866 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Queen Victoria Letter, 1866 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Greenway, Edward M. Edward M. Greenway collection 1737-1876. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Prince, Morton, 1854-1929. Papers, 1831-1932. Library of Congress
referencedIn Riggs Family Papers, 1763-1945 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Eastern Railroad Company. Eastern Railroad Company Records, 1839, 1847. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873. Hiram Powers papers, 1819-1953, bulk 1835-1883. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn [Materials commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Peabody]. State Library of Massachusetts
creatorOf Peabody, George, 1795-1869. Papers of George Peabody, 1841-1869. Library of Congress
creatorOf Peabody, George 1795-1869. George Peabody Correspondence, 1854-1868. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Letters and family papers, 1783-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Childs, George William, 1829-1894. George William Childs papers [manuscript], 1882-1892. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Maryland manuscripts collection. Biographical and genealogical records, 1634-2001. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861. Papers, 1808-1920. Library of Congress
referencedIn Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859. Papers of Delia Salter Bacon [manuscript], 1820-1952 (bulk 1827-1859). Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Peabody Library Association of Georgetown. Peabody Library Association collection, 1875-1997. District of Columbia Public Library
creatorOf Salem Light Infantry (Salem, Mass.). Salem Light Infantry Records, 1805-1894. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Peabody, George, 1795-1869. Autograph letter signed : London, to John Brodhead, 1847 May 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Peabody, Herbert C., fl. 1852-1859. Herbert C. Peabody papers, 1845-1859 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Curry family. Papers, 1816-1907. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Morgan, Junius Spencer, 1813-1890. Autograph letters signed (126) : to George Peabody, 1854 May 12-1866 May 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871. Letters : New York and Philadelphia to George Peabody, 1863 Feb, 3, 10, 23. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885. Papers, 1860-1878. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Rantoul, Robert S. (Robert Samuel), 1832-1922. Robert S. Rantoul Papers, 1817-1920. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn W. W. Corcoran Papers, 1791-1896, (bulk 1849-1888) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Peabody, George, 1795-1869. George Peabody Papers, 1815-1927. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Courlaender, Bernard. Marche funebre : to the memory of George Peabody / by B. Courlaender. Peabody Conservatory, Arthur Friedheim Library
creatorOf Peabody, George, 1795-1869. Autograph letter signed : London, to Messrs. Riggs, Jenkins & Co., Baltimore, 1847 Sept. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn George Washington Warren correspondence, 1781-1910 (inclusive), 1846-1882 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Peabody, George, 1795-1869. Peabody collection, [185-]-[ongoing]. Georgetown Peabody Library
creatorOf Declarations of trust for George Peabody donations, 1862-1866 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Hooker, J. D. (Joseph Dalton), 1817-1911. Letter, Kew, England, to Sir Charles Lyell. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Riggs, Elisha, 1779-1853. Riggs family papers, 1763-1945. Library of Congress
creatorOf Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871. Thomas Prichard Rossiter and Rossiter family papers, 1840-1961. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888. W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896 (bulk 1849-1888). Library of Congress
referencedIn Cartes-de-visite album and biographies, ca. 1875-1876. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Parker, Franklin, 1921-. George Peabody, founder of modern philanthropy : mimeographed typescript, 1956 / by Franklin Parker. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993. Wallace Stegner papers, 1961-1965. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Robert Singleton Peabody Letter, 1850s Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1866. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Miscellany, ca. 1680-1900. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Peabody family. Papers, 1841-1909. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Mailliard Family papers, 1785-1927 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Morgan, Junius Spencer, 1813-1890. Fragment from the Atlantic cable set as a charm [realia]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn B., Charles F. Letter to G.W.C. [manuscript], 1862 November 25. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robert Garrett Family Papers, 1778-1925, (bulk 1830-1863) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Somerby, H. G. (Horatio Gates), 1805-1872. Horatio Gates Somerby collection, 1674-1867 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Dodge, Francis. Francis Dodge letter books, 1824-1838. Historical Society of Washington, Dc
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Mailliard family. Mailliard family papers, 1785-1927 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Thomas Prichard Rossiter and Rossiter Family papers, 1840-1961 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Hiram Powers papers, 1819-1953, bulk 1835-1883 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Gilpin family. Papers, 1727-1872. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Mayer, Frances Peabody. Frances Peabody Mayer papers, 1878-1988. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Carosso, Vincent P. Vincent P. Carosso papers, ca. 1950-1990. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bice, Raymond Curtis, 1918-. George Peabody Stamp Proposal, 1993. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Fallon, S. L.,. Letters, 1684-1860. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Ames, Sarah Fisher, 1817-1901. Papers, [ca. 1860-1879]. Brown University, John Hay Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, Henry, 1838-1918 person
associatedWith Ames, Sarah Fisher, 1817-1901. person
associatedWith Atlantic Telegraph Co. corporateBody
correspondedWith Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859. person
associatedWith B., Charles F. person
associatedWith Brodhead, John Romeyn, 1814-1873, person
associatedWith Cahoon, Herbert, 1918- person
associatedWith Carosso, Vincent P. person
associatedWith Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Childs, George William, 1829-1894. person
correspondedWith Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888. person
associatedWith Courlaender, Bernard. person
associatedWith Curry family. family
associatedWith Dodge, Francis. person
associatedWith Eastern Railroad Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Fallon, S. L., person
associatedWith Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959 person
correspondedWith Garrett, Robert, 1783-1857 person
associatedWith George Peabody & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Gilpin family. family
associatedWith Greenway, Edward M. person
correspondedWith Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871. person
associatedWith Hooker, J. D. (Joseph Dalton), 1817-1911. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867 person
associatedWith Mailliard family. family
associatedWith Mailliard family. family
associatedWith Mayer, Frances Peabody. person
correspondedWith McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885. person
associatedWith Morgan, Junius Spencer, 1813-1890. person
associatedWith Parker, Franklin, 1921- person
associatedWith Peabody Donation Fund corporateBody
associatedWith Peabody family. family
associatedWith Peabody, Herbert C., fl. 1852-1859. person
associatedWith Peabody Library Association of Georgetown. corporateBody
correspondedWith Peabody, Marian Lawrence, 1875- person
associatedWith Peabody, Riggs & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Peabody, Robert S. (Robert Singleton), b. 1837 person
associatedWith Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873. person
associatedWith Prince, Morton, 1854-1929. person
associatedWith Rantoul, Robert S. (Robert Samuel), 1832-1922. person
correspondedWith Riggs family family
associatedWith Riggs, Jenkins & Co, corporateBody
associatedWith Riggs, Peabody & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871. person
associatedWith Salem Light Infantry (Salem, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw, Harriet C., b. 1853. person
associatedWith Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861. person
associatedWith Somerby, H. G. (Horatio Gates), 1805-1872. person
associatedWith Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993. person
associatedWith Tennent, James Emerson, Sir 1804-1869. person
correspondedWith Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 person
correspondedWith Warren, George Washington, 1813-1883 person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Danvers (Mass.)
London (England)
Massachusetts--Georgetown
Massachusetts--Danvers
Great Britain
London (England)
Peru
Great Britain--London
China
Subject
Shipping
Diplomatic and consular service
Libraries
Philanthropists
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Banks and banking
Iron industry and trade
Charities--England--London--History--19th century
Charities
Investment banking
Occupation
Businessmen
Benefactors
Philanthropists
Bankers
Function

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Birth 1795-02-18

Death 1869-11-04

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