Peabody, George, 1795-1869
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2676
Overview Correspondence, notes, government reports, newspaper clippings, bibliographies, news releases and other materials on education in Zambia and northern Zimbabwe as gathered by a Benedum Professor of Education at West Virginia University. Addenda include: 1) vitae with list of writings, reprints, career scrapbook, and special journal issue authored by Parker on George Peabody. 2) Twenty-eight articles regarding mostly prominent educators, historians, politicians, scientists, etc. of the 18th,...
Collection Number: A&M.3204
Overview A history of the schools of Aurora, Preston Co. from their founding by early settlers of German descent to the present efforts to reconstruct the recently fire destroyed building. Mentioned are changes in location, types of schools, school principals, funding and various costs such as those for construction. Some early funding, especially to aid poor children, was raised locally by money accumulated in a literary fund. In the nineteenth century other funds were acquired from the Peabody...