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Peter MacQueen Papers

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Peter MacQueen Papers, 1871-1922 | Boston Public Library Archival and Manuscript Finding Aid Database

By Rare Books and Manuscripts Department staff, March 2013

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Collection Overview

Title: Peter MacQueen Papers, 1871-1922Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates: 1898-1917

Collection Identifier: MS Am.  561

Extent: 184.0 Items

Arrangement:

Arranged into 5 sections:

Letters and mss. by Peter MacQueen (Items 1-5)

Letters and mss. to and about Peter MacQueen (Items 6-159)

Printed Material (Items160-161)

Photograph (Items 162)

Miscellaneous (Items 163-183)

Date Acquired: 06/15/1967

Subjects: Authors, American, Lecturers, Photographers, Travelers

Forms of Material: Digital images.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains correspondence and other material relating to the journalistic career of Peter MacQueen.

Collection Historical Note

Peter MacQueen (1865-1924) was born in Scotland and came to the United States when he was 17 years old. He graduated from Princeton University in 1887 and from Union Theological Seminary in 1890. His first church was in New York. He moved to Boston in 1892 where he preached at the Day Street Church, the First Parish Congregational Church in Charlestown, and the West Somerville Congregational Church. In 1898, he became a war correspondent and went to Cuba with Theodore Roosevelt. He went to the Transvaal in 1900 to cover the guerilla war. After that, MacQueen traveled extensively throughout Russia, Japan, the Philippines, and Africa, and he wrote about and gave lectures on his experiences.

Subject/Index Terms

Authors, American
Lecturers
Photographers
Travelers

Administrative Information

Repository: Boston Public Library Archival and Manuscript Finding Aid Database

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions:

Items in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. The Boston Public Library does not hold copyright on the material in this collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations that hold copyright.

When reproducing material from this collection please include the credit line "Courtesy of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library/Rare Books."

Acquisition Source: Goodspeed's Book Shop

Acquisition Method: Purchase

Preferred Citation: Peter MacQueen Papers, 1871-1922. Ms. Eng. 561. Rare Books and Manuscripts Department, Boston Public Library.


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Item 13: Asch van Wyck, T.A. Ivan.  A.L.S. to Peter MacQueenAdd to your cart.
Item 14: Baker, H. Hyde. A.L.S. to Peter MacQueen; Taneta, East Africa Protectorate, 23 July 1908Add to your cart.
Stating concern over friend's accident. 1 s. (1 p.) With envelope.
Item 15: Barrett, John, 1866-1938. Typed N. to Peter MacQueen; Washington, D.C., 9 April 1914Add to your cart.
Thanking him for copy of National magazine with his article about Chile.  1 s. (1 p.)
Item 16: Barrett, John, 1866-1938. Typed L.S. to Rev. Charles Wood; Washington, D.C., 15 April 1913Add to your cart.
Regarding Peter MacQueen's trip to South American and Pan Americanism. 1 s. (1 p.)
Item 17: Boston. Museum of Fine Arts. Printed D. filled out in ms. S. (William Endicott, Charles G. Loring) to Peter MacQueen; Boston, 18 January 1900Add to your cart.
Acknowledging gift of Philippine basket weaving.  1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 18: Boston Athletic Association. Ms.L.S. (J.O. Shaw) to Peter MacQueen; boston, 24 September 1896Add to your cart.
Thanks him for conveying appreciation of King of Greece.  1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 19: Boston Globe. Typed L.S. (Charles I. Taylor Jr.) to Peter MacQueen; Boston, 12 February 1900Add to your cart.
Certifies MacQueen as a correspondent.  1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 20: Bosotn Globe. Typed L.S. (William O. Taylor) to Nicaragua Canal Co., 19 July 1902Add to your cart.
Introducing Peter MacQueen.  1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 21: British Ease Africa. Surveyor. A.N.; British East Africa?, 190-Add to your cart.
"Area 240.00 sq miles: with identifying notation by Peter MacQueen. 1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 22: British Traidng Co. (Uganda) Ltd. Ms. N.S.; Kampala, 15 August 1908Add to your cart.
Providing rickshaw and runners for Peter MacQueen.  1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 23: British Trading Co. (Uganda) Ltd. Printed D. filled out in ms.; Kampala, 15 August 1908Add to your cart.
Receipt to Peter MacQueen: 25 rupees for rickshaw.  1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 24: Bulacan, Philippone Islands. 3 printed DD. filled out in msl Bulacan, 6 August 1887, 24 July 1888Add to your cart.
Customs receipts.  2 s. (5 p.)

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