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Peabody Institute Office of the Provost records

 Collection
Identifier: PIRG-03
Overview Records documenting the activities of the executive office of the Institute. Includes correspondence from prospective lecturers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Fiske, and James Russell Lowell (1867-1913); correspondence concerning the library, including letters received from Abram Stevens Hewitt of Cooper Union, E. W. Blatchford of the Newberry Library, and Melvil Dewey; numerous letters from the Institute librarian, Philip R. Uhler, to the provost reporting library activities during the...
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute publications and printed materials

 Collection
Identifier: PIRG-11-01
Overview The Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 by George Peabody, whose founding letter was published the same year. Beginning in 1866, the institute began publishing circulars, annual reports, and organizational documents with vital information about the Conservatory, the library, the art gallery, and the lecture series. In 1904, the Conservatory of Music began publishing its first serial. This collection contains primarily publications created by the Peabody Institute for external communications,...
Found in: Peabody Archives

COMSAT Corporation collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0459
Scope and Contents Because this is an artificial collection, formed largely by materials gathered by members of the COMSAT Legacy Foundation, it does not document all aspects of the corporation's history. It does, however, provide enough source material to be of particular interest to researchers in the areas of history of science and technology, telecommunications history, and business history. The early days of COMSAT are well represented through press clippings, copies of the required reports to the President...