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Scope and Contents note

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Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Samuel Minturn Peck poems no date

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Samuel Minturn Peck poems MS 174



creator Author (aut) Peck, Samuel Minturn, 1854-1938
Title: Samuel Minturn Peck poems
Dates: no date
Abstract This collection contains two short handwritten poems by Samuel Minturn Peck titled “Foreboding” and “At the End.”
Identification: MS 174
Quantity: 0.1 linear ft. (1 folder)
Language:
Repository: Woodson Research Center

Biographical/Historical note

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.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains two short handwritten poems by Samuel Minturn Peck titled “Foreboding” and “At the End.”

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish material from the Samuel Minturn Peck Poems must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Samuel Minturn Peck Poems, no date, MS 174 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was purchased in 1966.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Samuel Minturn Peck poems no date
creator Author (aut) Peck, Samuel Minturn, 1854-1938

Folder
1 2 short handwritten poems entitled “Foreboding” and “At the End”

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