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Papers of Orrin M. Peck, 1878-1951

Author: Orrin M PeckPablo CasalsJohn DrewPhoebe Apperson HearstWilliam Randolph HearstAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The collection consists of the personal correspondence of Orrin Peck and his sister, Janet Peck. There are 119 letters from Phoebe Apperson Hearst and these letters discuss her philanthropy in the fields of art and education, her son William Randolph Hearst, their life in California, travels in Europe, and San Francisco and national politics. Other correspondents include: Pablo Casals (1), John Drew (1), William
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Genre/Form: Letters (correspondence)
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Correspondence
Named Person: Edwin Austin Abbey; Pablo Casals; Lillie Hitchcock Coit; John Drew; Phoebe Apperson Hearst; William Randolph Hearst; Lou Henry Hoover; Henry Edwards Huntington; Carl von Marr; Janet M Peck; Orrin M Peck; Joseph Pennell; James D Phelan; John Singer Sargent; Hearst family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Orrin M Peck; Pablo Casals; John Drew; Phoebe Apperson Hearst; William Randolph Hearst; Lou Henry Hoover; Carl von Marr; Janet M Peck; John Singer Sargent
OCLC Number: 122564888
Description: 3,547 pieces. 17 boxes. 1 oversize folder.
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The collection consists of the personal correspondence of Orrin Peck and his sister, Janet Peck. There are 119 letters from Phoebe Apperson Hearst and these letters discuss her philanthropy in the fields of art and education, her son William Randolph Hearst, their life in California, travels in Europe, and San Francisco and national politics. Other correspondents include: Pablo Casals (1), John Drew (1), William Randolph Hearst (7), Lou Henry Hoover (4), Carl von Marr (179), and John Singer Sargent (17).

The collection contains references to various artists, musicians, authors, and public figures, including: Edwin Austin Abbey, Pablo Casals, Lillie Hitchcock Coit, John Drew, Lou Henry Hoover, Joseph Pennell, James D. Phelan, and John Singer Sargent. Other subjects covered include the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906, the Bohemian Club, the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, and World War I and II. Of note are two references to Henry E. Huntington's art collection and developments in and around Los Angeles, Calif.

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