Manuscript Collection

George Peabody Stamp Committee Records - Accession 862 - M384 (435)

Title

George Peabody Stamp Committee Records - Accession 862 - M384 (435)

Files

Identifier

Accession 862 - M384 (435)

Inclusive Dates

1993

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

48 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

The George Peabody Stamp Committee Records consists of a letter to Dr. Anthony DiGiorgio, President of Winthrop from Peter Torigian, Mayor, City of Peabody, MA thanking him for his letter of support for the effort to have George Peabody (1795-1869) American philanthropist put on a stamp. A copy of the proposal sent to the United States Postal Service which includes a biographical sketch, a graphic illustrating the geographical scope and amount of money given, a list of Congressional Endorsements, and copies of letters of support from varying institutions and other beneficiaries of Peabody’s generosity.

Provenance

The George Peabody Stamp Committee Records were deposit in the Archives on January 18, 1995 by Kathryn Holten of Winthrop.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

George Peabody Stamp Committee Records - Accession 862 - M384 (435)

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