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Peabody MA History Collection

The Peabody Institute Library, founded in 1852 through a donation from George Peabody, is one of the oldest public libraries in Massachusetts. The Library promotes scholarship and research that relates to South Parish; South Danvers; Town of Peabody; the City of Peabody; the Peabody Institute Library; Eliza Sutton; George Peabody; local history and genealogy.



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The Peabody Institute Library founded in 1852, from a donation from George Peabody is one of the oldest public libraries in Massachusetts.
Topics: Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.), Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.)--Library Trustee's, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
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1936 R.L. Polk & Co. Street Directory. This is the Peabody section and no other towns are included here.
Topics: Peabody Directory, Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody Institute Library Collection
by Peabody Institute Library Teen Room
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A commcercial that was shot to promote summer reading and programs at in the Teen Room at the Peabody Institute. The video was directed, shot and edited by James Doughty and was produced by Melissa Rauseo, who was the Teen Librarian at the time and as of 2017 was the Library Director. Teens in this video are: Molly Pinto-Madigan Alex Katsos Luis Diaz Jessica Ahearn
Topics: Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.), Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.)--Teen Room, Peabody Institute...
Peabody Institute Library Collection
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A finding list for the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts that covers the years 1878-1888. At the beginning there is an index. There are eight (8) classes or subjects. They are: Class 1: Law, Education, Social Science; Political Economy; Government and Constitutional History of Great Britain and the United States; Woman; Her Rights; Ect.; Temperance; Slavery Class 2: Philosophy; Religion; Ecclesiastical History; Jewish History Class 3: Language and Literature Class 4:...
Topics: Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.), Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.)--History, Peabody Institute...
Peabody MA History Collection
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Index card collection of events, people and news in South Danvers / Peabody that was collected from the local newspapers. The information was typed onto an index card.  Note: only the front of the cards were scanned unless relevant information was found on the back side; otherwise the back, or, reverse side of the cards were not scanned. Also note that cards maybe out of order; information maybe missing; and there is no index of the index cards.
Topics: Index Cards, Index Cards--Genealogy, Genealogy, South Danvers (Mass.), South Danvers...
Peabody MA History Collection
by R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1943 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Only Peabody is represented here. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by D. Shattuck (Local Editor), B. Waitt (General Agent)
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Issues of the Danvers Monitor newspaper from January to May of 1865.
Topics: Danvers Monitor, Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
by Samuel T. Damon (Danvers Eagle) / Danvers Whig publisher unknown.
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Note: pages may be missing or out of order. The Danvers Eagle from volume 1 number 2 to volume 1 number 32 the Wednesday, April 16, 1845 issue. According to the  Municipal History of Essex County in Massachusetts, Volume 2 edited by Benjamin F. Arrington the Danvers Eagle was published for about one (1) year beginning in 1844. It was conducted by Samuel T. Damon. Also included is the Danvers Whig from Saturday, October 5, 1844 (vol. 1, number 1 to Saturday, October 19, 1844 vol. 1, number 3.)...
Topics: Danvers Eagle, Danvers (Mass.), Danvers (Mass.)--History, Danvers (Mass.)--Newspapers, The Danvers...
Peabody MA History Collection
by The Henry M. Meek Publishing Co.
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1917 Naumkeag Directory. This is the Peabody section and no other towns are included here.
Topics: Peabody Directory, Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody MA History Collection
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Most of of the issues for the  Peabody Press  from March of 1884 until December 24 of 1884.
Topics: The Peabody Press--Peabody (Mass), Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
by R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1940 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Only Peabody is represented here. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Crosby Publishing Co.
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Crosby Directory that was compiled by Crosby Publishing Company for the towns of Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead for 1929. The book contains a list of people and business, town governments, socities, streets, maps and other information. Note that in small print it reads volume 2. It is unlcear if there is another volume to this or if the 1929 is volume 1. The book was published by Crosby Publishing Co. in Wollaston MA. The price of the book was $15.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Charles D. Howard, Proprietor & Fitch Poole, Editor
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Issues of the  South Danvers Wizard for the year 1861. Pages and issues might be missing. Humorist and editor was Fitch Poole, "in whose columns appeared many of his best productions and most characteristic bits of humor, in which passing events were depicted with a spirit and wit which made the paper widely known" from History of Essex County, Massachusetts: With Biographical ..., Volume 2, Part 1.
Topics: South Danvers Wizard, The Wizard 1859-1860, South Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by The Henry M. Meek Publishing Co.
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1911 Naumkeag Directory. This is the Peabody section and no other towns are included here.
Topics: Peabody Directory, Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody MA History Collection
by Henry M. Meek Publishing Co.
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Naumkeag Directory that was compiled by Henry M. Meek for the towns of Salem, Beverly, Danvers, Peabody and Marblehead for 1918. The book contains a list of people and business and other places including local interest for the respective towns. The book was published by Henry M. Meek Publishing Co. at the Salem. The price of the book was $5.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Peabody Daily Press
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Issues of the Peabody Daily News from March to April of 1912.  NOTE: pages may be missing or out of order.
Topics: Peabody Daily Press, Peabody (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
by Henry M. Meek
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1903-1904 Peabody Directory. At the back are historical events in Peabody.
Topics: Peabody Directory, Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody MA History Collection
by Crosby Publishing Co.
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Crosby Directory that was compiled by Crosby Publishing Company for the towns of Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead for 1929. The book contains a list of people and business, town governments, socities, streets, maps and other information. The book was published by Crosby Publishing Co. in Wollaston MA. The price of the book was $15.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Charles D. Howard, Proprietor & Fitch Poole, Editor
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Issues of the  South Danvers Wizard  for the year 1865. Pages and issues might be missing. Humorist and editor was Fitch Poole, "in whose columns appeared many of his best productions and most characteristic bits of humor, in which passing events were depicted with a spirit and wit which made the paper widely known" from History of Essex County, Massachusetts: With Biographical ..., Volume 2, Part 1.
Topics: South Danvers Wizard, The Wizard 1859-1860, South Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper,...
Peabody MA History Collection
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Obituary for Peabody resident Lewis W. Elliott from 1876 March 29.
Topic: Lewis W. Elliott ( -1876)
Peabody MA History Collection
by Peabody (Mass.)--Description, Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory, Peabody (Mass.)--Streets, Peabody (Mass.)--Maps
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Only Peabody is included in this upload. Naumkeag Directory that was compiled by Henry M. Meek for the towns of Salem, Beverly, Danvers, Peabody, Marblehead, Essex and Ipswich for 1911-1912. The book contains a list of people and business and other places including local interest for the respective towns. The book was published by Henry M. Meek at The Henry M. Meek Publishing Co. in Salem, MA. The price of the book was $4.50.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--Description, Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory, Peabody...
Peabody Institute Library Collection
by Mrs. George A. Osborne
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A short book that has a facsimile of the letter that Queen Victoria wrote to George Peabody from Windsor Castle in 1866. Also included is two photographs of George Peabody and a newspaper clipping about the Queen Victoria miniature. -Nov. 1, 1866 Letter From George Peabody From Lanesville, Ohio To Mrs. Osborne Discussing His Gift Of The facsimile of Queen Victoria's Letter To Him. -Dec. 1, 1866 Signed Photograph Of George Peabody. -News clipping About Queen Victoria Portrait -Facsimile Of...
Topics: Victoria - Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901., George Peabody 1795-1869
Peabody MA History Collection
by R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1936 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers. The price of the book in 1936 was $15.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1942 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Only Peabody is represented here. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Adams, Sampson, & Co.
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Salem Directory from 1861. Although the inhabitants of South Danvers are not fully included there are some names listed in the directory. At the back is a directory of the government and institutions of South Danvers and a business directory.
Topics: Salem (Mass.), Salem (Mass.)--Street Directory, South Danvers (Mass.), South Danvers...
Peabody MA History Collection
by The Peabody Press
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A years worth of The Peabody Press from 1881. NOTE: Issues maybe missing, and, or, some pages may be out of order.
Topics: The Peabody Press, Peabody (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
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The Danvers Courier was published by George R. Carlton of Danvers, MA. It was a weekly publication that was first published on Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 15, 1845) and ceased publication in 1849. It was published simultaneously in South Danvers [Peabody], Mass. The newspapers here cover the time period from 1845 March 15 until 1846, March 14.
Topics: Danvers Courier, Danvers Courier Newspaper, Danvers (Mass.), Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper, United...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Charles D. Howard, Proprietor & Fitch Poole, Editor
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Issues of the  South Danvers Wizard  for the year 1862. Pages and issues might be missing. Humorist and editor was Fitch Poole, "in whose columns appeared many of his best productions and most characteristic bits of humor, in which passing events were depicted with a spirit and wit which made the paper widely known" from History of Essex County, Massachusetts: With Biographical ..., Volume 2, Part 1.
Topics: South Danvers Wizard, The Wizard 1859-1860, South Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by The Henry M. Meek Publishing Company
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Naumkeag Directory that was compiled by Henry M. Meek for the towns of Salem, Beverly, Danvers, Peabody, Hamilton, Whenham, Middleton and Topsfield for 1912-1913. The book contains a list of people and business and other places including local interest for the respective towns. The book was published by Henry M. Meek in Salem. The price of the book was $4.50.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--Description, Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
by The Peabody Press
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Most of of the issues for the Peabody Press from March of 1884 until October 1 of 1884.
Topics: The Peabody Press--Peabody (Mass), Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
by J.B. Thomas Hospital Trustees
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Annual Report of the Josiah B. Thomas Hospital for the Year Ending December 31, 1930. Report includes a listing of the Trustees and staff; report of the Trustees; Treasurer's Report; Superintendents Report that includes hospital totals including nativity of patients and residence of patients; Report of the Operating Room - 1930; School of Nursing and the Hospital Aid Association.
Topics: J.B. Thomas Hospital--Peabody (Mass.)., J.B. Thomas Hospital--Trustees--Peabody (Mass.)., J.B....
Peabody MA History Collection
by Sampson, Davenport & Co.
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A street directory for Peabody for the year 1874.  Includes:  Name Listings (Salem & Peabody are mixed together) Location of Streets in Peabody Town Officers - 1873 Banks Churches Post Office Masonic Business Directory
Topics: Salem City Directory, Peabody Directory, Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody MA History Collection
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Issues of Peabody Press and the Peabody Daily Press  from October 1911 to April 1912. NOTE: pages maybe missing, and, or, out of order.
Topics: The Peabody Press, Peabody (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody Institute Library Collection
by Allison M Lytle, Peabody Institute Library Trustees
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Peabody Institute Library Trustees meeting from 2019, June 4.
Topics: Peabody Institute--Peabody (Mass.), Peabody Institute--Peabody (Mass.)--Trustees, Peabody Institute
A copy of  A Discourse, Delivered in the South-Meeting House, In Danvers, September 26, A.L. 5810, At the Consecration of Jordan Lodge, and the Installation of the Officers in Presence of the Most Worshipful The Grand Lodge by William Batchelder. Jordan Lodge was the name for the local Freemason Society in South Danvers, now Peabody. it was founded in 1808. Many well known individual in South Danvers were members including, Rufus Choate, Fitch Poole, and William Sutton, among others. It is not...
Topics: Jordan Lodge--Peabody (Mass.), William Batchelder
Peabody MA History Collection
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A four (4) page ad for Frank L. Wiggin (1906-1980) who ran for mayor of Peabody in 1961. He was a Republican and Councilor-at-large for many years.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--History--Politics and government, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
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Proposal extension of Willow Street which seems not to have been completed. The drawing and survey was done by Charles A. Putnam  on March 18, 1884. A copy of this map was created and it should be noted that there are some differences between the two. The filed with original drawing is a description that evidently does not correspond with the proposed line shown on the plan.  It may not have been adopted; but was changed as shown.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--Streets, Peabody (Mass.)--History--Map, Buxton, Abraham Lummus, Willow Street,...
Peabody MA History Collection
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Francis Joseph Sweeney of Peabody. Here is his high school class of 1915 photo.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--History--Pictorial works, Peabody High School, Francis...
Peabody MA History Collection
by R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1932 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers. The price of the book in 1932 was $15.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Peabody High School Hall of Fame Committee
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Peabody High School each year has a banquet where former students are inducted into the the athletic hall of fame. This is the program from 1996.
Topics: Peabody High School, Hall of Fame Committee, Athletic Hall of Fame
Peabody MA History Collection
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A first grade class photo from Kiley School in Peabody, MA. The year of the photo is 1947-1948.
Topics: William "Bill" Buttimer (1941- ), Kiley School--Peabody (Mass.)
Peabody Community House Collection
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The Peabody Community House was created for the benefit for the children of Peabody in order to provide a safe place for them to play and learn skills such as cooking. It operated from 1915-1924, but official dissolved in 1953.
Topics: Peabody Community House--Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--Social Life...
Peabody MA History Collection
by The Peabody Press
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A years worth of The Peabody Press from 1882. NOTE: Issues maybe missing, and, or, some pages may be out of order.
Topics: The Peabody Press, Peabody (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
by Frank E. Farnham, J.S. Cremore, Thomas H. O'Shea, Alex B. Clarke, A.E. Wells
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The committee appointed at the Annual Town Meeting, March 22, 1897, to examine all the books and accounts, and to investigate the workings of all departments of Town Affairs. One of recommendations was to have a Purchasing Board be created. This board would have the chairs of the various departments come together and would be authorized to purchase all supplies for the Town.  For many of the departments there were no recommendations. Some were for small things. The report was submitted on...
Topics: City of Peabody, City Clerk of Peabody, Peabody (Mass.)--Politics and Government
Peabody MA History Collection
by The Hall of Fame Committee
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Peabody High School each year has a banquet where former students are inducted into the the athletic hall of fame. This is the program from 1995.
Topics: Peabody, Peabody High School, Athletic Hall of Fame, Peabody High School Hall of Fame Committee
Peabody MA History Collection
by Ruth H. Hill
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A brief history of Peabody's relationship with the Essex Agricultural Society and when the Cattle Show was held in Peabody from 1895-1909.
Topics: Essex Agricultural Society, Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody MA History Collection
by Newell W. Penniman & Frank W. Penniman
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The tenth (10) anniversary edition of The Peabody Enterprise from 1922. The section offers a history of the paper from 1912 until 1922. The cost of the paper was $0.10 cents
Topics: The Peabody Enterprise, Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
by Saugus Band Parents Association
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A football program from Saugus High School. The program is from 1977 and the game was played on Thursday, November 24 at 10 AM at Stackpole Field in Saugus. The program and all consessions are sponsored by the Saugus Band Parents Association. The program costs $0.50. The majority of the program is made up of ads, but there is a schedule for Saugus along with a photo of the first team offense; essay by Dick Barry; photo of the Saugus High School Marching Band; roster for Peabody and Saugus;...
Topics: Peabody (Mass)--Schools--Sports--Football, Saugus (Mass)--High School--Sports--Football, Saugus...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Ruth Henderson Hill (1902-1990)
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A three page pamphlet that was written by Ruth Henderson Hill (1902-1990) on Ship Rock in Peabody. The pamphlet was written for the Peabody Chamber of Commerce and is dated June 29, 1951.
Topics: Ruth Henderson Hill (1902-1990), Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--Organizations--Chamber of...
Peabody MA History Collection
by J.B. Thomas Hospital Trustees
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A copy of the "Request For Proposal Issued by the Board of Trustees of J.B. Thomas Hospital." The report was issued on February 14, 1992 and was created because the City of Peabody would no longer subsidize the Hospital due to financial constraints. This has gotten the Board to consider what options are available. The report outlines the current issues and status of the hospital. This report would be issues one year before the hospital was transfer or sold to Kindred Healthcare Inc.
Topics: J.B. Thomas Hospital--Peabody (Mass.), J.B. Thomas Hospital--Board of Trustees--Peabody (Mass.),...
Peabody MA History Collection
by J.B. Thomas Hospital
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List of staff members as of May 28, 1946 for J.B. Thomas Hospital, which was the city run hospital in Peabody. The list includes job titles; names of staff and their home address.
Topic: J.B. Thomas Hospital--Peabody (Mass.).
Peabody MA History Collection
by Assessors of Peabody
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The street list of polls for the City of Peabody for the year 1920. This booklet is for the men. It was created by the Assessors of Peabody. The booklet covers the six wards and is organized by street. Information includes house number; name of person; age; occupation and where they lived the year before if not at the same address.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--Assessors, Peabody (Mass.)--Street List, Town of Peabody
Peabody Institute Library Collection
by Peabody Institute Library Trustees
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Because the Peabody Institute Library was a separate institution from the City of Peabody the Library was required to publish an annual report. The report, usually, included the names of the Trustees; names and titles of library staff; a letter from the Library Director; statistics from the previous year; donations; correspondence (rarely) and the operating budget of the Library. This report is the 16th annual report for the year 1868.
Topics: Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.), Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.)--Library Trustee's, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
by R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1940 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1935 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers. The price of the book in 1935 was $15.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by F.C. Goodbridge
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Photograph of man in wagon labeled D. B. Lord. Beneath appear to be an another name, too shadowed to make out, followed by Furniture and Piano Mover, Peabody. In wagon is a tub, some sinks, and toilets. The photo was taken by F.C. Goodbridge.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History--Pictorial works.
Peabody MA History Collection
by Charles D. Howard, Proprietor & Fitch Poole, Editor
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Two full years worth (1859-1960) of issues of The Wizard, which would become The South Danvers Wizard. Humorist and editor was Fitch Poole, "in whose columns appeared many of his best productions and most characteristic bits of humor, in which passing events were depicted with a spirit and wit which made the paper widely known" from  History of Essex County, Massachusetts: With Biographical ..., Volume 2, Part 1.
Topics: South Danvers Wizard, The Wizard 1859-1860, South Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper,...
Peabody MA History Collection
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A sixth grade class photo from Kiley School in Peabody, MA. The year of the photo is 1953.
Topics: William "Bill" Buttimer (1941- ), Kiley School--Peabody (Mass.), Kiley School - Class...
Peabody MA History Collection
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A collection of printed letters that appeared in the South Danvers Wizard in 1861. These letters were from soldiers who were from Peabody and serving in various places in the U.S. at the time. There is some additional information at the beginning to provide some additional context.
Topics: Civil War--United States., Civil War--United States--Correspondence, South Danvers Wizard--Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Unknown
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Sidney C. Bancroft was born on 1826 April 22 in Salem, Massachusetts (in a section that is not part of Peabody). His father was Alpheus Bancroft and his mother was Phebe Bancroft. Early in life he worked as a mason with his brother Alpheus and later studied law with Otis P. Lord. He was admitted to the bar on 1852 April 26.  It appears that he was a good lawyer as he is said to have made $5000 a year. In a history of the Massachusetts 17th Regiment he is described as "he had what is said...
Topics: Sidney C. Bancroft (1826-1891), United States--History--Civil War (1861-1865), War between the...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Peabody Star Publishing Company
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The Peabody Star was a newspaper in Peabody that was published every Saturday by the Peabody Star Publishing Company with A. Moreland Fultz as the manager. The paper various stories and news from not only Peabody but from around the world. It is unclear when it ceases to publish. The newspapers office was located at 21 Lowell Street with a Boston office at 40 Appleton Street.  A subscription as $1.50 per year or $1 for eight months. A single issue cost 5 ¢.
Topics: The Peabody Star, Newspaper, Peabody (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody Institute Library Collection
by Nancy Barthelemy
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A newsletter created by Nancy Barthelemy, the first archivist, at the Peabody Institute Library. This is volume 4 number 1. Contents include: "In These Imperiled Times:" The Changing Role of Newspapers During the Civil War; Dr. George Sterne Osborne, 1838-1901; The Unknown Soldiers of South Danvers, Joseph Smith and Thaddeus Allen
Topics: South Danvers Observer--Newsletter, Peabody Institute Library, Local History Resource Center
Records maintained by the South Danvers/Peabody Fence Viewers. The map was removed from Fence Viewer Volume. The map shows the plot plan of properties of Peter Gaieski and Jeremiah Quirk located on Central Street, Peabody. Plot map of Peter Gaieski's land and Jeremiah Quirk's land has been filed with maps. Scale is 1" = 20' Size of the map is 10" x 20"   Published in 1924
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--Boundaries, Peabody (Mass.)--Fences, Peabody (Mass.)--Streets--Central Street,...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Henry M. Meek
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1899-1900 Naumkeag Directory. This is the Peabody section and no other towns are included here.
Topics: Peabody Directory, Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody MA History Collection
by The Naumkeag Directory
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A street directory for Peabody for the year 1884-1885. 
Topics: Peabody Directory, Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History
Typed transcription of "The fourteenth anniversary of the Sunday School held the 3th Sunday of November 1867" from the Universalist Church in Peabody. The original report may have been written by Jacob or Sophie Bodge. The two page document was transcribed from a six page handwritten report. The report provides the statistics of the church's Sunday School. Also provides information about what was taught and a breakdown of how many boys and girls went to the school and attended.
Topics: Universalist Church--Peabody (Mass.), Universalist Sunday School--Peabody (Mass.)
William Sutton Deed Collection
by Southern Essex Registry of Deeds
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Property deed between George W. Cadwell & William Sutton for some property in Ipswich, MA from 1872.
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Peabody Institute Library Collection
by Sutton Room Librarian
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An account book for the Sutton Room at the Peabody Institute Library for the years 1872-1881. The book a listing of book purchased and any books that needed rebinding due to wear and tear. In addition, the book provides information about how much the Library paid for the books. Over time, the book is divided up by month then days and other times there are notes and totals.
Topics: Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.), Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.)--History, Peabody Institute...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Henry M. Meek
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1901-1902 Naumkeag Directory. This is the Peabody section and no other towns are included here.
Topics: Peabody Directory, Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody Institute Library Collection
by Nancy Barthelemy
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A newsletter created by Nancy Barthelemy, the first archivist, at the Peabody Institute Library. This is volume 1 number 1. Contents include:  Mr. Peabody's Dinner a Triumph! ; Mr. Peabody, American Ambassador ; "National Disgrace" Turned into Victory by Mr. Peabody ; George Peabody's Concern for Those in South Danvers ; Peabody's Generosity Extends Beyond His Family
Topics: South Danvers Observer--Newsletter, Peabody Institute Library, Local History Resource Center
Peabody MA History Collection
by Compiled by Henry M. Meek
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Naumkeag Directory that was compiled by Henry M. Meek for the towns of Salem, Beverly, Danvers and Peabody for 1882-1883. The book contains a list of people and business and other places including local interest for the respective towns. Because of how fragile this book is only Peabody was scanned The book was published by Henry M. Meek & Francis A. Fielden at the Salem Observer Office. The price of the book was $2.
Topics: Peabody, Naumkeag, Street Directory, District Directory, Henry M. Meek, Peabody...
Peabody Institute Library Collection
by Sutton Room Librarian
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A scrapbook of the history of the Sutton Room from 1869-1927. Much of the information is from the yearly reports that he Trustee's printed and the information that relates to the Sutton Room was cut out and pasted into this book. Information includes reports relating to the Sutton Room, expenditures and statements and expenditures relating to the funds for the Sutton Room. 
Topics: Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.)--Sutton Room, Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.)--Sutton...
Peabody MA History Collection
by The Peabody Press
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A years worth of The Peabody Press from 1886. NOTE: Issues maybe missing, and, or, some pages may be out of order.
Topics: The Peabody Press, Peabody (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
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The  Danvers Courier  was published by George R. Carlton of Danvers, MA. It was a weekly publication that was first published on Vol. 2, no. 1 (Mar. 15, 1845) and ceased publication in 1849. It was published simultaneously in South Danvers [Peabody], Mass. The newspapers here cover the time period from 1846 March 28 until 1847, March 27.
Topics: Danvers Courier, Danvers Courier Newspaper, Danvers (Mass.), Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper, United...
Peabody MA History Collection
by Kirk Lewis & Scott Willman, editors
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Vanguard , which appear to be a monthly student magazine. The issues range from 1973-1975. It is unknown when the magazine was first published, or why it was established. Unclear as to when publication of  Vanguard  ended. This issue is volume 2 - number 4 from March of 1975
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--School-History, Peabody...