Annie S. Peck letter and photographs
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 16, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 536
Scope and Contents
The Annie S. Peck letter and photograph includes one letter from and two photographs of Annie Smith Peck. The letter is written to an unknown recipient regarding the scheduling of a lecture, the first photograph is from a magazine and depicts Peck in her mountain climbing gear, and the second is a photocopied portrait of Peck.
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
The collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Material in this collection is in the public domain.
Annie Smith Peck was a lecturer, accomplished mountain climber, and suffragist. She was a professor of Latin and elocution at Purdue University from 1881-1883 before travelling to Europe to pursue an advanced degree. Peck attained notoriety for her ascents and held the American record for women for climbing the highest point in the Western Hemisphere. In 1911, she climbed Peru's Mount Coropuna and raised a "Votes for Women" pennant at the summit.
0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)
Acquired on January 25, 2015.
Materials were housed in acid-free sleeves and folders.
- Annie S. Peck letter and photograph
- Katey Watson
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- Language of description note
- Edition statement
- First edition.