Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer (1804-1894)

Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer

16 May 1804 – 3 January 1894

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Pertinent Archives:

Stowe-Day Library (correspondence by and references to Peabody under the Saturday Morning Club Papers) (

Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (correspondence with Frederick Douglass and Reid family) (

Boston Public Library, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody Papers (correspondence and reminiscences of Peabody) (

Schlesinger Library (correspondence with Harriet Goodhue Hosmer and others) (

Fruitlands Museums, Brook Farm (single letter) (

Smith College, Sophia Smith Collection, Peabody Family Papers (correspondence) (

Essex Institute (correspondence with Nathaniel Hawthorne; letters to Samuel Johnson; other correspondence and photos) (

Cornell University, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (correspondence with Emily Howland and Andrew D. White) (

The New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives (correspondence with William Cullen Bryant) (

Antioch College, Olive Kettering Library, Antiochiana (correspondence) (

Middlebury College, Abernethy Collection of American Literature (correspondence and/or drafts) (

Vermont Historical Society (mention of Peabody in aunt’s correspondence under Royall Tyler MSS-8 and 9) (

Legacy References:

Damon-Bach, Lucinda. “Review of Patricia Dunlavy Valenti’s Sophia Peabody Hawthorne: A Life, Volume 1, 1809-1847, Megan Marshall’s The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism, and eds. Monika M. Elbert, Julie E. Hall, and Katharine Rother’s Reinventing the Peabody Sisters.” Legacy 25.2 (2008): 327-31. [LION]

Deese, Helen R. “A New England Women’s Network: Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Caroline Healey Dall, and Delia S. Bacon.” Legacy 8.2 (1991): 77-91.