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Peabody, George, 1795-1869



  • Existence: February 18, 1795 - November 4, 1869


George Peabody was an American-British entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded the Peabody Trust in Britain and the Peabody Institute and George Peabody Library in Baltimore, and was responsible for many other charitable initiatives.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Copy, Washington and Lee University's surrender of bonds and certificates, including Washington's gift of James River Company stock, 1892-03-22

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

This is a photographic copy of a document generated by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Second Auditor's Office. The document notes Washington and Lee University's official surrender of Virginia bonds and certificates which included George Washington's gift of James River Company stock.

Dates: 1892-03-22

Development Office papers on various W&L subjects

Scope and Contents

A few of the subjects listed as files of the collection, but most of them are agent links on the record.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

George Peabody Papers, 1869 - 1882

 File — Box 2, Folder: 88