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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 166: Blank envelope; Vienna, 190-Add to your cart.
Monogramed "D O" beneth crown.
Item 167: Blank envelope; Paris, 190-Add to your cart.
Monogramed "A" with inset crown and coat of arms above banner "Tempus et Meus Jus."
Item 168: Ms. scrap to Sir J. Cameron Lees; [London], 190-Add to your cart.
Item 169: Ms. envleope to Peter MacQueen; [Bposton], 190-Add to your cart.
List of Catholic missions in Uganda
Item 170: Asch van Wÿck, T.A. Ivan; AmersfoortAdd to your cart.
Printed calling card.
Item 171: Billinghurst, Guillermo Eduardo, 1851-1915. Ms. plan; [Lima?], 25 May 1913Add to your cart.
Outline of Gallao harbor. 1 s. (2 p.)
Item 172: Boeschoten, C. van; Républic Sud-Africaine, 190-Add to your cart.
Printed calling card.
Item 173: Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916. Ms. envelope to Peter MacQueen. Marion, Mass., 20 April 1904Add to your cart.
Item 174: DeWet, N. J. Ms. envelope to Peter MacQueen; Z.A. Republic, 12 September 1900Add to your cart.
Item 175: Goudvis, L. Ms. envelope to Peter MacQueen; Lourenço Marques, September 1900Add to your cart.
Item 176: British Red Cross Society;. Ms. envelope to officers of Boer and British officials: Field Certificate [Africa], 190-Add to your cart.

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