COLLECTION GUIDES

1962-1990

Offsite Storage Inventory

Restrictions on Access

The bulk of the Barbara W. Peabody papers (except for mildewed materials) are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing. The mildewed materials are closed to researchers.

There are restrictions on the use of this collection. Users must sign an agreement stating that they understand these restrictions before they will be given access to the collection.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of professional papers kept by Barbara W. "Toni" Peabody, wife of Massachusetts governor Endicott "Chub" Peabody, reflecting her civic duties as governor's wife, charitable, theatrical and cultural interests, and work as a democratic fundraiser for Hubert H. Humphrey (1968) and Jimmy Carter (1976).

Acquisition Information

Gift of Barbara W. Peabody, 31 Oct. 2000.

Restrictions on Access

The bulk of the Barbara W. Peabody papers (except for mildewed materials) are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing. The mildewed materials are closed to researchers.

There are restrictions on the use of this collection. Users must sign an agreement stating that they understand these restrictions before they will be given access to the collection.

Restrictions on Use

The Massachusetts Historical Society does not claim ownership to the literary rights (copyright) of letters and documents written by individuals other than Barbara W. Peabody and Endicott Peabody in this collection. The Massachusetts Historical Society cannot give permission to publish or quote from documents by individuals for whom it does not hold copyright. Use of these materials does not imply permission to publish. It is the sole responsibility of the researcher to obtain formal permission from the owners of the literary rights (copyright) to publish or quote from documents in this collection.

Photocopies are for personal use only. Personal use photocopies may not be donated or deposited in other libraries or archives, or made available to other researchers without the written permission of the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Summary Description of the Collection

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Mrs. E.P. Biography
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Portrait by Bill Draper
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Vose Galleries
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Gibbons extended family
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Endicott Peabody; Endicott Peabody photographs
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Peabody extended family
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Peabody children
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First campaigns
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1962 Governor campaign photographs
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Inauguration Day; Inauguration Day photographs
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1960, schedules, Chub and Toni
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1963 Toni's Boston Globe articles
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Boston Magazine article corrections
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Fashion; fashion photographs
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Millenery Institute
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On stage
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Vincent Club scripts
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Toni campaigning, newspaper clippings
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Speeches
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First Christmas Tree in State House, 1964
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Women in politics; women in politics-photographs
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Recipe use
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Office memos to Toni, 1963-1964
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Involvement in various organizations, 1962
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Schedules, 1964
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Engagements attended, Jan.-June 1964
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Engagements rejected, Jan.-June 1964
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General correspondence, Jan.-May 1963
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General correspondence, June 1963
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Negative press
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In favor file
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Larch Road home, political tent party
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Governor's tea, 1964; governor's tea-photographs
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Mrs. Peabody's press birthday lunch, 23 July 1964; miscellaneous photographs
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First Ladies Club, 1964
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Hostess Hint Kit: First Ladies Club
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Human welfare interests
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Massachusetts Historical Commission
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State House renovations photographs
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Fan mail-Pro and con
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Bulfinch art
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Hall of Flags reception, 2/22/63
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New guide to the State House
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Governor's residence
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Massachusetts Towns (Forward by BWP)
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More Massachusetts Towns
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MA Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs
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Garden Club Federation
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Henry Beston dedication: The Outermost House
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The Arts: photographs
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The Arts: Council on the Arts
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The Arts: Art Commission No. 1
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The Arts: Art Commission No. 2
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The Arts: Art Commission No. 3
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The Arts: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
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The Arts: Dance: Jacob's Pillow
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The Arts: Boston Arts Festival, 1964
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The Arts: Boston Cultural Arts Festival
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The Arts: Films
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The Arts: Boston Symphony Orchestra
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Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Society
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Peter Ustinov reception
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Marty Martin musical/ Democratic fundraiser
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20th anniversary party: Bell St. fire victims fundraiser
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Handicapped children
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Hospitals
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Nursing homes
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Mental illness
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Warren School
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Negro history week
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Montreal trip: MA commerce promoted
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Massachusetts commerce
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Connecticut Democratic Women's Clubs
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MA Girls' State
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US Field Hockey Association
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Boys' Towns of Italy, Inc.
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Educational institutions
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Colleges
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Brandeis University
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Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity
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Wellmet Project, Inc.
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Massachusetts State Library
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National Library Week, 1965
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Kennedy Library
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Governor leaves office, "last walk"
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Marion Curley
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First Channel 2 live auction
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Campaign fundraising, 1968, 1976
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Party politics, 1968
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Burkittsville, Maryland
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Georgetown home
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Gifts to White House (National Park Service)
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Peabodys in Washington, DC
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Toni-biographical (includes life in New Hampshire)
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New Hampshire-Toni-non-political involvement
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New Hampshire-politics
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Arneson Tea, 1992
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50th wedding anniversary: Peabody family reunion, 1994
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1966 Senate campaign-Toni's schedules
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Correspondence, 1966

Hubert H. Humphrey Fundraising, 1968, "The Pharmacy"

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Toni-Biographical
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Women in politics, 1968, newsclippings
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Toni and the HHH "Pharmacy," 1968, newsclippings
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Compliments to Toni/ Correspondence
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"The Pharmacy" as campaign strategy
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"The Pharmacy" ideas
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Spreading "the Pharmacy" across the nation
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"The Pharmacy" photographs
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"The Pharmacy" agreements/ Contracts
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Toni-Humphrey campaign
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"The Pharmacy"-Photographs
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"The Pharmacy"-Correspondence
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"The Pharmacy"-Correspondence (cont.)
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T.V./ Radio material
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Store inventory
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"The Pharmacy" merchandise/ price lists
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Invoices/ shipment correspondence
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Mail orders
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Orders from other "Pharmacies"
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The "Party Pack" correspondence
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Financial reports
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Volunteer register and file
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Humphrey and McCormack newspaper clippings, 1968
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Photographs of Humphrey and Muskie
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HHH special correspondence to Toni (photocopies):
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"The Pharmacy" photographs

Carter and Mondale Fundraising, 1976, "The General Store"

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Proposal for a boutique
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Newspaper clippings, "The General Store"
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Press releases
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Recipes
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Store inventory/ Articles for sale
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Merchandise orders/ Correspondence [photocopies]
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Stationery
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Personal signed correspondence: J. & R. Carter
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Contributions
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Volunteers (funding and lists)
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Carter/Mondale newspaper clippings
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Photographs-"The General Store"
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Jimmy Who?
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The I Love Peanut Butter Cookbook

Other Miscellaneous Papers

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Miscellaneous photographs
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Vincent Club performances-scripts, clippings

Mildewed Material

Stored ONSITE at Ms. N-615

Access to these mildew damaged materials is restricted.

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Honorary chairmanship
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Thank-you correspondence for gifts received
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Governors' conference
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State song
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Governor's wives
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State House renovations
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Historic places preservation
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Hopedale Historical Society
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The Arts
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John F. Kennedy Cultural Center
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Carney Hospital
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Children (general)
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Mental health information
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Special needs children
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Citizens Participation Foundation
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Cuban refugees
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Civil rights
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Freedom House
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Civil War Centennial Commission
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Massachusetts Federation of Polish Women's Clubs
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Girl Scouts
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Camping
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Kiddie Camp
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Jeanne D'Arc Academy
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Heifer Project Bolivia sendoff
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National Library Week, 1963

Oversize Materials

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Green scrapbook, newspaper clippings, May-Aug. 1964
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Oversize financial reports (Humphrey campaign)
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Plaque, "Abou Ben Adham Temple #143," humanitarian citation to Mrs. Endicott Peabody
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Oversize photographs
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Pen and ink sketch "Rx/ The Man Whose Time Has Come - The Humphrey Pharmacy"
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Leatherette covered photo album with pictures and campaign buttons (Humphrey campaign)
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Paper doll designs -- original sketches (8 sheets) of HH Grandchildren

Preferred Citation

Barbara W. Peabody papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.
Peabody, Endicott, 1920-1997.

Subjects:

Politicians' spouses