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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 64: Hutchinson, J.W. A.L.S. to Peter MacQueen; Boston, 23 July 1895Add to your cart.
Requesting help on book.  1 s. (1 p.)
Item 65: Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931. Typed L.S. to Peter MacQueen; Palto Alto, Calif., 28 November 1899Add to your cart.
Regarding politics in cuba and Puerto Rico and thanking him for offer of book.  1 s. (1 p.)
Item 66: Kitaruni Hotel, Zanzibar. Printed D. filled out in ms. to Peter MacQueen; Zanzibar, 17 May 1908Add to your cart.
Receipt for 15 day bill.  1 s. (1 p.)
Item 67: Knowles & Brother, Photographers. Ms.D.S. to Peter MacQueen; Nairobi, 4 July 1908Add to your cart.
Receipt for photographic work.  1 s. (1 p.)
Item 68: Larsson, Ch. A.N.S.; Paris, 11 September 1914Add to your cart.
Certifying Peter MacQueen's residence in Hotel St. Petersbourg.  1 s. (1 p.)
Item 69: Lelived, A.J. A.D.S. (copy); Moschi?, 4 May 1900Add to your cart.
Regarding hospitalization of an English officer.  2 s. (2 p.) In Dutch.
Item 70: Leslie's Weekley. 5 printed cards filled out in m.s. S. (Robt. D. Towne, John A. Sleicher); New York, 1901, 1904, 1907, 1914-1917Add to your cart.
Certifying Peter MacQueen as authorized representative. 5 s. (7 p.)
Item 71: Llewellyn, William H.H. Typed L.S. to Peter MacQueen; Las Cruces, N.M., 12 October 1898Add to your cart.
On dispersion of New Mexico regiments from Santiago de Cuba.  1 s. (1 p.)
Item 72: Llewellyn, William H.H. Typed L.S. to Peter MacQueen; Las Cruces, N.M., 7 December 1898Add to your cart.
Regarding politics in New Mexico and proposed histories of regiments in Spanish American War.  3  s. (4 p.)
Item 73: Llewellyn, William H.H. Typed L.S. to Major General Lawton; Washington, D.C., 14 January 1899Add to your cart.
Introducing Peter MacQueen.  2 s. (2 p.)
Item 74: Llewellyn, William H.H. Typed L.S. to U.S. Officer commanding in Manila; Washington, D.C., 14 January 1899Add to your cart.
Introducing Peter MacQueen as officer of Rough Riders.  1 s. (1 p.)
Item 75: McCosh, James, 1811-1894. Typed L. (copy); Princeton, N.J., 189-Add to your cart.
Recommending Peter MacQueen as teacher.  1 s. (1 p.)

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