South Danvers Observer

A Quarterly Publication of the History of South Danvers
Written by Nancy Barthelemy
Published by the Peabody Institute Library

Volume 6, Number 4, Summer 2012

That Was Then, This Is Now; The Railroad Controversy of the 1840s; Peabody's Leather Industry and Its Early Influence on Labor Unions.

Volume 6, Number 3, Spring 2012

The Peabody London Trust; George Peabody's Donation; George Peabody's Connection to the Trent Affair; Pictorial History of the First Peabody London Trust Homes.

Volume 6, Number 2, Winter 2011/2012

The Funeral of George Peabody; George Peabody's Last Visit Home; The Voyage of the H.M.S. Monarch.

Volume 6, Number 1, Fall 2011

"The Peabody Effect;" John Atkinson Leighton, 1861-1956; Marcus Percival Bennett, 1854-1925; D. Webster King, 1833-1918; James Edward Mahoney, 1859-1926; Orwin Bradford Griffin, 1893-1965; Maurice Mann, 1929-1990.

Volume 5, Number 4, Summer 2011

"The Dictate of Ordinary Prudence:" The First Vaccinations in South Danvers; Dr. Joseph Shed, 1782-1853; Dr. Andrew Nichols, 1785-1853; Advertised Remedies.

Volume 5, Number 3, Spring 2011

"The Greatest Anxiety:" South Danvers on the Eve of the Civil War; South Danvers Horse Railroad; South Danvers and the Lynn Shoeworkers' Strike; South Danvers' Entertainments in 1860.

Volume 5, Number 2, Winter 2010/2011

The History of African Americans in South Danvers; Primus Jacobs, 1750-1817; Ernest Edward Mowbray; Peter Buxton and the Other Soldiers of the Revolution; 18th Century Advertisements From Local Newspapers

Volume 5, Number 1, Fall 2010

One South Danvers Family; Francis Poole, 1827-1871; Horace Poole, 1836-1916; Poole Family Genealogy (Abbreviated).

Volume 4, Number 4, Summer 2010

South Danvers in 1828; The History of the Painting "South Danvers in 1828" and the Story of Gideon Foster, Jr., 1782-1836; Nathan Lakeman, 1804-1835.

Volume 4, Number 3, Spring 2010

"Half of Our Citizens"; Mary Ophelia Townsend Stevens, 1842-1928; Helen Sullivan Donahue, 1893-1972; Martha Osborne Barrett, 1827-1905; Sarah Frances Kittredge, 1836-1920; Helen Clark Hagar, 1896-1984.

Volume 4, Number 2, Winter 2010

"As On We Glide"; The Earth Gleams White 'Neath the Stars of Night; When the Weather Outside is Frightful; Among Other Amusements.

Volume 4, Number 1, Fall 2009

"In These Imperiled Times:" The Changing Role of Newspapers During the Civil War; Dr. George Sterne Osborne, 1838-1901; The Unknown Soldiers of South Danvers, Joseph Smith and Thaddeus Allen

Volume 3, Number 4. Spring 2009

United in Effort; Mary Jaquith Floyd, 1838-1895; Frances Marguerite Carroll, 1876-1945; Louise Hudson Teague, 1883-1961; Dorothy Meacom Cooper; 1895-1978; Photographic History of the Eben Dale Sutton Room.

Volume 3, Number 3, Winter 2009

"On Just and Reasonable Terms": The Story of Daniel Prince, the Tax Collector Jailed for Failing to Collect Taxes. ; South Danvers Tax Timeline, 1752-1846.

Volume 3, Number 2, Fall, 1868

The South Danvers Lyceum and the Danvers Mechanic Institute; Katharin (Hodges) Daland, Our Town's First Teacher; Changing Landscape, Changing Name; The Salem and Danvers Aqueduct; An Historical Timeline for Life in Early South Danvers.

Volume 3, Number 1, Summer, 1895

Of Humble Origins. Moses Shackley, 1843-1864; William Blaney Hammond, 1834-1895; Sarah Gloyd, 1747-1845; From Near and Far.

Volume 2, Number 4, Spring 1915

In Good Style, The History of Baseball in South Danvers; Samuel Warren King, Peabody's First Major League Baseball Player; Lloyd Garrison "Chick" Davies; From Near and Far.

Volume 2, Number 3, Winter 1866

The Great Chasm of 1863; The Devil's Dishful; The Haunted Steeple; Awful Calmity! Entire Destruction of Railroad; From Near and Far.

Volume 2, Number 2, Fall 1865

Eunice Cook and Almira Fales; Abby Williams May and the New England Auxiliary Commission; Mrs. Almira Fales; Onward to the Capitol (continued); The United States Sanitary Commission.

Volume 2, Issue 1, Summer 1861

Roll Call for the Men of South Danvers; The Fervor in Our Town; The Riot in Baltimore; Onward to the Capital; War Reading at the Peabody Institute; From Near and Far

Volume 1, Issue 4, Spring 1846

South Danvers, Then and Now; South Danvers' Growing Pains; The History of Danvers Pottery; Scourges of Past and Present; Danvers Winter Sweet Apples; From Near and Far

Volume 1, Issue 3, Winter 1856/7

The Origins of George Peabody's Generosity ; More on the Baltimore Institute ; The Branch Library of the Peabody Institute ; From Near and Far

Volume 1, Issue 2, October 11, 1856

George Peabody Bids Farewell, but Not Forever ; Mr. Peabody's Parade ; An Account of the Parade from Miss Alice Putnam ; Mr. Peabody--Our Very Own Rip Van Winkle ; From Near and Far

Volume 1 Special Issue, August 15, 1857

The Picnic at King's Grove

Volume 1, Issue 1, July 5, 1851

Mr. Peabody's Dinner a Triumph! ; Mr. Peabody, American Ambassador ; "National Disgrace" Turned into Victory by Mr. Peabody ; George Peabody's Concern for Those in South Danvers ; Peabody's Generosity Extends Beyond His Family