Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937.


Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938. Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937.

Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937.

Correspondence and other papers reflecting Peabody's activities as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee (1904-1905), his sustained interest in the Democratic Party, his association with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (1914-1921), his other banking activities, and his many special interests such as African American welfare, the development of education in the South, and the Georgia Warm Springs Health Foundation. Includes correspondence and papers by and about Newton D. Baker, Nicholas George Julius Ballanta-Tayor, Wade Chance, Staughton Cooley, Arthur W. Milbury, Walter H. Page, Louis F. Post, William G. Rice, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Edward M. Shepherd, John A. Slade, Woodrow Wilson, and Booker T. Washington.

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