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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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Folder 17Add to your cart.
Item 156: Wessels, Philip. Typed L.S. to Mr. Rabie; New York, 2 March 1900Add to your cart.
Introducing Peter MacQueen. 1 s. (1 p.)
Item 157: Williams, William. A.N.S. to Peter MacQueen; New York, 190-Add to your cart.
Recript for food and stateroom service. 1 s. (1 p.)
Item 158: Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. Typed L.S. (J. P. Tumuly) to Peter MacQueen; Washington, D.C., 14 August 1915Add to your cart.
Acknowledging letter. 1 s. (1 p.)
Item 159: Wilson, Widrow, 1856-1924. Typed envelope to Peter MacQueen; Washington D.C., 21 July 1914Add to your cart.
Item 160: "The Philistine." The Rev. Peter MacQueen, Congregational preacher . . . [Boston], [1909]Add to your cart.
PP. 85-88 removed from magazine. 2 s. (4 p.)
Item 161: Royal Society of Arts, London. London, 1909Add to your cart.
One-hundred-and-fifty-sixth-season. Officers, organization, calendar.
Item 162: Photograph; [Boston?], 190-Add to your cart.
Group of men and women on pier with fish.
Item 163: Typed envelope to Peter MacQueen; New York, 14 April 1916Add to your cart.
Item 164: Ms. envelope to Peter MacQueen; [Paris], 190-Add to your cart.
Item 165: Ms. envelope to Peter MacQueen; [Africa?], 1900?Add to your cart.

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