Papers of Francis Greenwood Peabody, 1886-1925 (inclusive).


Peabody, Francis Greenwood, 1847-1936. Papers of Francis Greenwood Peabody, 1886-1925 (inclusive).

Papers of Francis Greenwood Peabody, 1886-1925 (inclusive).

Contains scrapbooks about Peabody's published work, the Plummer professorship, and University preachers and includes published reviews and correspondence; and some correspondence, 1903-1906, about a social science exhibit. Related publications and reference material also available in repository.

2 linear ft.

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