Guide to the Samuel Minturn Peck poems MS 174
Samuel Minturn Peck was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 1854. He attended the University of Alabama and obtained a masters degree in Literature, and he went on to medical school in New York, were he obtained an MD in 1878. However, he never practiced medicine but eventually returned to Tuscaloosa to write and publish short stories, poems, and articles. In 1930, Peck became Alabama’s first Poet Laureate, and he held this position until his death in 1938.
This collection contains two short handwritten poems by Samuel Minturn Peck titled “Foreboding” and “At the End.”
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This material is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from the Samuel Minturn Peck Poems must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.
Samuel Minturn Peck Poems, no date, MS 174 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
This collection was purchased in 1966.
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