The Eben Dale Sutton Room of the Peabody Institute Library has a number of Local History books and pamphlets that have been digitized and are now available online through the efforts of the Internet Archive, a non-profit, digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.
The books listed here are part of the Eben Dale Sutton Room’s collection and are available in “hard copy” as well as in their digital form presented here.
The Peabody Donation, Printed by E. Couchman and Company, London, 1862.
Peabody (Paybody, Pabody, Pabodie) Genealogy, Compiled by Selim Hobart Peabody. Edited by Charles Henry Pope. Charles H. Pope, Publisher, Boston, 1909.
A Brief Sketch of George Peabody, And A History of the Peabody Education Fund Through Thirty Years By Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry. University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, 1898.
Three Letters of Mr. George Peabody Who Established the Peabody Education Fund, A.D. 1867. University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, 1910.
Eulogy Pronounced at the Funeral of George Peabody, At Peabody, Massachusetts, 8 February, 1870 By Hon. Robert C. Winthrop, President of the Peabody Education Fund. Press of John Wilson and Son, Boston, 1870.
The Life of George Peabody; Containing a Record of Those Princely Acts of Benevolence Which Entitle Him to the Esteem and Gratitude of all Friends of Education. . . by Phebe A. Hanaford, with an Introduction by Dr. Joseph H. Hanaford. Published by B. B. Russell, Boston, 1870.
Proceedings at the reception and dinner in honor of George Peabody, esq., of London, by the citizens of the old town of Danvers, October 9, 1856 : to which is appended an historical sketch of the Peabody Institute, with the exercises at the laying of the corner-stone and at the dedication
Old Naumkeag: an historical sketch of the city of Salem, and the towns of Marblehead, Peabody, Beverly, Danvers, Wenham, Manchester, Topsfield, and Middleton, by C. H. Webber and W. S. Nevins. Illustrated. Introduction by Henry L. Williams.
Danvers, Massachusetts: A Resume of Her Past History and Progress Together With A Condensed Summary of Her Industrial Advantages and Development. Biographies of Prominent Danvers Men and A Series of Comprehensive Sketches of Her Representative Manufacturing and Commercial Enterprises.
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