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ERIC Number: ED445998
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 1243
Abstractor: N/A
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The Forgotten George Peabody (1795-1869), A Handbook A-Z of the Massachusetts-Born Merchant, London-Based Banker, & Philanthropist: His Life, Influence, and Related People, Places, Events, & Institutions.
Parker, Franklin; Parker, Betty J.
This volume provides an extensive and detailed inter-linking account of George Peabody's life. Annotated topic headings, which include people, places, events and institutions, are organized alphabetically and comprise the bulk of the document. Each entry describes the salient points of contact between George Peabody and the given topic, as well as noting pertinent resources and related topic headings. The first twenty pages offer a synopsis of Peabody along with ideas for approaching the manuscript. A thorough bibliography includes "Doctoral dissertations and master's theses"; "U.S. library unpublished letters and documents"; British library unpublished letters and documents"; "Canadian newspapers"; "U.S. newspapers"; "British newspapers"; and "Internet". (BB)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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