Peck Family Papers

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Peck family papers
Creator: Peck family
Call Number: D.39
Dates: 1824-1965
Physical Description: 2 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Peck family papers
Creator: Peck family
Call Number: D.39
Dates: 1824-1965
Physical Description: 2 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Everard Peck (1791-1854) was a printer and banker in Rochester, N.Y., and his son, William Farley Peck (1840-1908), was a lawyer, journalist and historian in Rochester, N.Y.

Scope and Content
A collection of material related to the families of Everard and William Farley Peck. It includes 16 manuscript papers given by William Farley Peck at the Fortnightly Club, a literary club of Rochester of which he was one of the founders, from 1882-1905. There is also a small amount of correspondence, legal material, and other manuscripts relating to the Peck Family, including an article of agreement and a will of Everard Peck.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Essays
Correspondence
Legal instruments
Peck, Everard, 1791-1854
Peck, William F. (William Farley), 1840-1908
Fortnightly Club of Rochester, New York
Peck family
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received as a gift of Mrs. Reynolds, March 30, 1973 and April 3, 1973.Access
The Peck family papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Peck family papers, D.39, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
Printed items

Removed and cataloged

The Constitution and by-laws of Alert Hose Company No. 1, of the city of Rochester, N. Y. ... Rochester, N. Y., Benton & Andrews, 1867.

Jan Harmsen, the Holland orphan boy. New York, American Tract Society [n.d.]

Little Willy. New York, American Tract Society [n.d.]

Map of Mount Hope Cemetery, 1846. Folded and in a cover.

Margaret Elizabeth Peck, to her memory. Oberlin, 1868. pamphlet, 13 p.

Remembrances of Mrs. Martha F. Peck, being obituary notices, and remarks made at her funeral. Rochester [1851]. pamphlet, 12 p.

William Farley Peck, 1840-1908. pamphlet, 19 p.

Yale, Charles. Outlines of general history ... Rochester, E. Peck & Co., 1830.

Placed with newspapers

Gazette of the United States, 4 pages of issue for February 6, 1793.


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Text Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence, 1800's
8 letters.

Box 1, Folder 1Everard Peck to Samuel Porter, March 1, 1828
Box 1, Folder 1Thomas Nelson Page to William Henry McElroy, October 3, 1892
Box 1, Folder 1Everard Peck to Mrs. Martha (Farley) Peck, July 2, no year
Box 1, Folder 1Edward Everett Hale to Mac, October 29, 1894
Box 1, Folder 1Susan F. Porter to Mrs. Mathews, undated
Box 1, Folder 1Charley to Willie, September 14, no year
Box 1, Folder 1Envelope addressed to Willie Peck
Box 1, Folder 1Oliver Wendell Holmes to Edward Everett Hale, December 7, 1869
Copy

Box 1, Folder 2Article of agreement between Everard Peck and Hoyt, Porter and Co., May 11, 1831
Box 1, Folder 3Article of co-partnership. William Alling, David Hoyt and Sam D. Porter, August 16, 1834
Box 1, Folder 4Last will and testament with codicil of Everard Peck
Box 1, Folder 5The city of Rochester to Everard Peck: deed to lot in Mount Hope Cemetery, 1840
Box 1, Folder 6Mount Hope Cemetery Deed, 1861- 1865
Box 1, Folder 7Newspaper clippings: Death of Everard Peck, death of H. E. Peck, printed letter of H. E. Peck, 1865, and "An old book", 1902
Box 1, Folder 8Manuscript sentiment book, M. R. Farley, 1826-1836
Manuscript record of deaths in back

Box 1, Folder 9Manuscript sentiment book, 1824-1826 and undated
Box 1, Folder 10Typescript carbon of "An Act to incorporate the Rochester Athenaeum," February 12, 1830
Box 1, Folder 11French Spoilation Petition manuscript material. 6 mss., 1905, n.d
Box 1, Folder 12Photograph: Alice Bacon Peck and two step-sons
Box 1, Folder 13Photograph: Charity Underhill, former slave who was a servant in the Osgood household in Rochester, ca 1880
Box 1, Folder 14"For those who come after me." by Marjorie Harris Reynolds, typescript., 1965
Box 1, Folder 15Book: "A History of Wonderful Inventions", inscribed: "William F. Peck from his brother Henry", March 4, 1851
Box 1, Folder 16William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: Houses and House-Life of the American Aborigines.", May 16, 1882
Box 1, Folder 17William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "The Authorship of Shakespeare. The Claim.", March 6, 1883
Box 1, Folder 18William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "The Authorship of Shakespeare. The Reputation.", March 20, 1883
Box 1, Folder 19William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "The Anti-Slavery Movement in America.", April 1, 1884
Box 1, Folder 20William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "Voltaire.", March 17, 1885
Text Box 2, Folder 1William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "Homer and Schliemann.", Jan. 26, 1886
Text Box 2, Folder 2William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper:"Early American Literature.", Feb. 7, 1888
Text Box 2, Folder 3William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "A Buried City.", Feb. 19, 1889
Text Box 2, Folder 4William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "The Lorean Man.", Dec. 18, 1894
Text Box 2, Folder 5William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "Arbitration.", March 17, 1896
Text Box 2, Folder 6William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "The Cretan Labyrinth.", Nov. 23, 1897
Text Box 2, Folder 7William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "The African Conflict.", Jan. 9, 1900
Text Box 2, Folder 8William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "Broken China.", Feb. 19, 1901
Text Box 2, Folder 9William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "The Isthmian Canal.", March 4., 1902
Text Box 2, Folder 10William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "The Under-World.", March 1, 1904
Text Box 2, Folder 11William Farley Peck, Fortnightly Club Paper: "The French Spoilation Claims.", Nov. 28, 1905


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