Additional papers, 1874-1922.


Peabody, Josephine Preston, 1874-1922. Additional papers, 1874-1922.

Additional papers, 1874-1922.

The majority of the collection is letters to Peabody from contemporary literary and theatrical figures chiefly discussing literature, the events of daily life, and often include autograph copies of poems. Correspondents include Lewis Edwards Gates, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, William Vaughn Moody, Ezra Pound, Edward Arlington Robinson, George Bernard Shaw, Horace Elisha Scudder, and Frederic Ridgely Torrence. There are letters to Peabody from art scholar Frederic Fairchild Sherman about photographs and Lillian Dreyfus ("Ariel") about philosophy. There are also letters from personal friends, frequently giving their opinions of Peabody's latest work, and discussing family and daily life. Also includes Peabody' poems, plays, notebooks, commonplace books, school work from her classes at Radcliffe, a speech on Julia Ward Howe, and genealogical information about the Peabody family.

29 boxes (12 linear ft.)

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