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Harman V. S. Peeke Papers

Call Number: RG 185
Scope and Contents
This collection is most notable for the substantive quarterly letters in Series I. These letters were written primarily by Harman V. S. Peeke during the Peekes' years in Japan, 1893 to 1929. The letters, addressed to "Dear Friend," are primarily in typescript mimeographed format; some holograph letters have been transcribed by the Peeke family. The letters provide detailed descriptions of Peekes' work and observations on life and events in Japan. Information provided by the Peekes' circular letters is supplemented by numerous articles written by Peeke. The collection also includes two published works by Peeke related to use of the Japanese language.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of the Peeke family.
  1. I. Correspondence
  2. II. Writings of H.V.S. Peeke
  3. III. Writings of Others
  4. IV. Collected and Personal Material
1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Related Names
Peeke, H. V. S.
Language of Materials