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Samuel Minturn Peck poems

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0174
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

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

Dates

  • 1910

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

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.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet ( (1 folder))

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased in 1966.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Samuel Minturn Peck poems, ca. 1910
Status
Completed
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA