Papers, 1902-1981 (inclusive) 1913-1921 (bulk).


Peabody, Josephine Preston, 1874-1922. Papers, 1902-1981 (inclusive) 1913-1921 (bulk).

Papers, 1902-1981 (inclusive) 1913-1921 (bulk).

The collection includes fourteen poems, a series of children's poems on which she worked while ill late in her life, clippings, programs, a brief biography, a photograph, and letters (1917-1920) by Peabody re: her work. Addenda include a letter (1922) from Abbie Brooks Hunt describing Peabody's funeral.

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Peabody, Josephine Preston, 1874-1922 (person)

Peabody was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. After the death of her father in 1882, the family moved to Dorchester, Mass. She attended Latin School in Boston, and was a special student at Radcliffe College, 1894-1896. She published fourteen volumes of poems and verse plays, and lectured on poetry and literature at Wellesley College, 1901-1903. A pacifist and feminist, she joined the Fabian Society in 1909, and wrote a prose play, Portrait of Mrs. W. (Mary Wollstonecraft). She died in Cambridge, Mass. For ...

Conkling, Grace Hazard, 1878-1958 (person)

Conkling graduated from Smith College in 1899, was further educated in Germany and France and taught school in Connecticut and New York. After her marriage to Roscoe Platt Conkling in 1905 they lived in Mexico. She taught at Smith College from 1914 to 1947. From the description of [Verses] [between 1920-1928] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100770 Smith College, Class of 1899. Smith College, Professor, English, 1914-1947. Poet. From the description of Gra...