Accession Number #89-002

Scope and Content Note


The Annie Smith Peck papers is comprised of 17.0 cubic feet and is divided into three sub-groups.
       The first grouping is comprised of Ms. Peck’s diaries (1862-1931), corrrespondences (1879-1935), printed materials (articles, typescripts, news clippings, research notes, pamphlets, publications), ephemera (such as scrapbooks, posters, fliers) and photographs.
       The second grouping consists of the Alexander (and Isabel Dean) Kadison papers. Mr. Kadison was Ms. Peck’s biographer. These materials span the years from 1910 through 1965. There are also personal and school papers of Mr. Kadison’s in addition to journals owned by the Kadison family and even letters from/to H. L. Mencken,
       The final grouping here contains photocopied materials. They relate to the Peck family and their history. The copies of “Peckiana” come from the John Hay Library in Providence, R.I.


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