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Catalog Number 2004.120.1
Old ID number 31253004264436
Object Name Scrapbook
Scope & Content Scrapbook contains 273 clippings on death, ceremonies in London, Portland, Maine and transfer of body to Peabody, Massachusetts. Includes accounts of funeral and local services and burial, as well as reactions to funeral and death.


.1 - Feb. 12, 1857 clipping from the National Intelligencer
stating G. P.'s intention of donating funds for an Institute in Baltimore, MD.

.2 - Clipping of G.P.'s visit to Baltimore in regard to his Institute there.

.3 - Clipping, Death of George Peabody

.4 - Clipping, Peabody-Square, Westminster

.5 - Nov. 20, 1869 Evening Transcript clipping on death of George Peabody

.6 -Nov. 10, 1869 Peabody Press clipping, death of G.P.

.7 - Peabody Press clipping on Peabody Institute's resolutions regarding G.P. death and funeral.

.8 - Newsclipping on Robert E. Lee's letter to Peabody Russell regarding uncle, G.P.

.9 - Boston newsclipping regarding G.P. death

.10 - Peabody newsclipping about G.P. funeral

.11 - Clipping about Peabody's will.

.12 - Funeral obsequies of G.P.

.13 - Poem regarding G.P. death

.14 - Mr. Gladstone on G.P.

.15 - On reactions to G.P. death

.16 - Dec. 11, 1869 Daily Evening Traveller "The Rev. Newman Hall's Funeral Discourse on G.P."

.17 - Nov. 24, 1869 clipping stating French government will send ship to accompany Monarch.

.18 - Obsequies of G.P. at Westminster Abbey

.19 - On meeting regarding G.P. funeral

.20 - London, Nov. 12, 1869, Obsequies of the Late G.P.


.21 - Remains of G.P. placed on board the Monarch

.22 - Nov. 13, 1869 Daily Evening Traveller on G.P. funeral and proceedings in London

.23 - Peabody Press, Nov. 10, 1869 Death of G.P.

.24 - Peabody Press, Death of G.P.

.25.1 - Print of Late Sir James Emerson-Tennent

.25.2 - Obituary of Sir James Emerson-Tennent

.26 - Zion's Herald on funeral cortege crossing Atlantic

.27 - On G.P. funeral in Westminster Abbey

.28 - A visit to Peabody Square

.29 - Salem Gazette on Danvers Peabody Institute

.30 - Special article on International mourning of G.P. and Anglo-American convoy

.31 - Clipping on Monarch's coming arrival at Portland

.32 - London, Dec. 13, 1869 "Remains of Mr. Peabody Placed on Board the Monarch"

.33 - Maryland National Guard to participate in funeral

.34 - Announcement funeral will take place ten days after arrival

.35 - Reception of Mr. Peabody's remains

.36 - Mr. Peabody's last resting place

.37 - Remains of G.P.

.38 - Sailing of funeral fleet

.39 - Two clippings on funeral fleet

.40 - 52 clippings on funeral fleet

.41 - Dedication of Peabody Institute in Danvers

.42 - Five clipping on obsequies

.43 - Clipping on Prince Arthur

.44 - Portland Assemblies

.45 - Print of G.P. funeral at Westminster Abbey

.46 - Arrival of Remains at Peabody

.47 - Five clippings on arrival of remains and funeral train

.48 - Peabody lands in England

.49 - Print of funeral at Westminster Abbey

.50 - Nine clippings on G.P. obsequies, preservation of the dead, Sutton Reference library, George Peabody as heart smasher

.51 - Late George Peabody, Vindication of his course during the war

.52 - On fleet carrying G.P. remains and arrival at Portland

.53 - Resolutions regarding G.P. funeral

.54 - Six clippings on G.P. return on Monarch

.55 - Trustee's and town committee meeting, Dec. 24, 1869, Eastern Railroad schedule to Peabody for train carrying G.P. remains, invitation to G.P. funeral

.56 - Print of mortuary chapel on board Monarch

.57 - Clipping of proceedings at Institute and print of remains at city hall, Portland

.58 - Two prints of Monarch, five clippings on Peabody obsequies at Portland, Eastern Railroad table for special train from Portland to Peabody, including envelope and Fitch Poole ticket.

.59 - Four news clippings and print of procession from Monarch to Peabody

.60 - Ticket to funeral train and ticket for funeral

.61 - Twelve newsclippings on Peabody funeral

.62 - Arrival of the fleet and Naval procession

.63 - Ceremonies at Portland City Hall

.64 - Final ceremonies and departure for Massachusetts

.65 - Funeral obsequies for G.P. including procession

.66 - On funeral at Institute

.67 - "A renowned moneybags"

.68 - On expense of funeral

.69 - How Peabody embalmed

.70 - Two clippings on who will pay bills and Peabody's frugality

.71 - Two prints of Monarch's arrival and procession of ships, Ten clippings on obsequies and events related to it.

.72 - Invitation to G.P. funeral at South Congregational Church

.73 - Three prints of G.P. ceremonies at Portland

.74 - Three prints of Naval procession from Portland with G.P. remains, of the people waiting for the train to arrive in Peabody, about the G.P. medal and his donation to the Southern Education Fund.

.75 - Order of services for Peabody funeral, admission ticket for funeral and ticket for collation at Peabody Institute after funeral.

.76 - Article describing Peabody, his contributions and legacy.

.77 - Two prints of arrival of train with G.P. remains

.78 - Announcement regarding committee of invitation meeting

.79 - Poem about G.P. death

.80 - Print of Peabody funeral train, followed by four articles, one describing funeral in less than glowing terms and rebuttals.

.81 - Print of and description of Prince Arthur

.82 - Poem on G. P. by Howard Glyndon and clipping on Peabody land in England

.83 - The Peabody funeral car

.84 - A visit to Peabody Square

.85 - Print of burial at Harmony Grove and clipping about funeral

.86 - Four articles on funeral, describing procession and homes in town, decorations and participants in procession.

.87 - Print of internment of G.P. at Harmony Grove and three articles about G.P.

.88 - . 115 - Articles, poems, letters regarding funeral.

.116 - Invitation to services at Peabody Institute for G.P.

.117 - Brochure about Peabody Medal

.118 - Invitation to services at Peabody Institute for G.P.

.119 - Order of services at Peabody Institute.

.120 - Order of services at Peabody Institute

.121 - Broadside announcing G.P. service at the Peabody Institute, Feb. 10, 1870.

.122-.123 - Reception of G.P. by Maryland Historical Society

.124 - Article on death of E. M. Stanton

.125-.126 - Articles on 1856 reception for G.P. in Danvers

.127 - G.P.'s address at reception

.128 - Reception for G.P., 1856

.129 - G.P. response on supposition that he sympathized with south during war.

.130 - Grand Banquet given by G.P. for Minister of France

.131 - Picnic for G.P. during reception














Access Conditions Restricted to use in Sutton Room.
Physical characteristics Scrapbook and clippings.
Creator Peabody Institute Library
Title Clippings of Mr. Peabody's Death and Burial.
Level of description Item
Copyrights All copyrights belong to the Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, Mass.
Collection Local History Resource Center
Subjects Peabody (Mass.)
Peabody (Mass.)--Cemetery
Peabody (Mass.)--Churches
Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody (Mass.)--History--Pictorial works.
Peabody (Mass.)--Social life and customs.
Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.)
Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.)--History
Peabody, George, 1795-1869
Parent ObjectID 2014.31.50