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Bernard Mann Peebles

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Descriptive Summary

Repository: The American Catholic Research Center and University Archives
Creator: Bernard Mann Peebles
Title: Bernard Mann Peebles
Dates: (1546)1907-1976
Extent: 29 linear feet; 23 boxes
Abstract: This is a personal collection of correspondence and Latin research from Peebles' years as an academic. The main focus of his research is on the Sulpicius Severus manuscripts and includes there is a complete photo print set of the Sulpicius Serverus manuscript, as well as additional copies. Also, in this collection there are copies of manuscripts, research on the American Civil War, Peebles' World War II items, as well as assorted publications of Latin texts. Lastly, Peebles acquired additional copies of medieval and classical Latin texts on microfilm and on photo plates.
Collection Number: 204
Language: English

Biographical Note

Bernard Mann Peebles was born in Norfolk Virginia on January L, 1906 to John Kevan and Sallie Feild Mann Peebles. Peebles came from a fairly well to-do family and was an avid scholar from the beginning. He attended Maury High School in Norfolk before attending Hampden-Sydney College for one year. In 1922 he began attending the University of Virginia where he received his Bachelors in Greek and Latin in 1926. Peebles received his Masters and Doctorate at Harvard University in 1928 and 1940 respectively; during this time he was also a fellow in Classical Studies at the American Academy in Rome for two years, 1932-1934. Peebles' teaching career began at the University of Virginia in 1924 when he became a student instructor for two years in Greek and Latin. In 1928 he returned for a year as a general instructor; following his return from Rome he spent a year as an instructor at Fordham University and as an assistant professor from 1939-1941. In between his work at Fordham he was an instructor at Harvard from 1937-1939. Following his two years as an assistant professor at Fordham, Peebles taught at St. John's College in Annapolis from 1941-1942.

In 1942 Peebles also married Cary Taliaferro on March 21; they had two children Elizabeth Mann Brownstein and Lucien Taliaferro. Also, that year Peebles entered the US Army as a chief clerk for the European Theater of Operations. His main work was for the Subcommission for Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives in Italy. The main mission of this subcommission was to report on damaged artifacts or looted artifacts during the war. He was awarded the Bronze Star and the British Empire medal for his services. Following the war Peebles resumed his teaching career at St. John's University from 1945-1948. In 1948 he began his career as an Associate professor in the Greek and Latin department, he gained tenure in 1954. During his career at CUA Peebles served as chair of the Greek and Latin Department for eight years, 1962-1970, and retired in 1971. Following his retirement Peebles served as guest lecturer within the department, 1971-1972, and was Professor Emeritus in the Greek and Latin department from 1971 until his death in 1976.

Peebles was also an active member in many academic organizations and was in charge of several of them. Some of these organizations include the American Philological Association, director 1967-1970, Archaeological Institute of America, and President 1967-1968. He was also a member of the Council for the Renaissance Society of America. Lastly, he was on the executive committee of the North American Patristic Society, 1971 -1973 and a member of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States. He was also the author of numerous articles, book reviews, and books. From 1936-1975 he was published thirteen times and was editor of Tradito Magazine, The Fathers of the Church: A New Translation, and Patristic Studies at CUA, 1950-1976. Bernard Mann Peebles was sadly murdered during a robbery in 1976. Peebles will be remembered as an accomplished academic who had a vast variety of interests in many subjects.

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Scope and Contents

The Bernard Mann Peebles Papers is a twenty-three box collection that consists of nine series of research, correspondence, personal correspondence and personal items. The first series of this collection are materials from Peebles service during World War II. This consists of complete reports that Peebles compiled as Chief Clerk for the Subcommission for monuments, fine arts, and archives in Italy. The reports are on damage and looting of historical artifacts from Italy during the war. Also included is personal correspondence, military correspondence and various photographs from Peebles' time in Italy. There are also newspaper clippings in Italian and English on the Allied occupation in Italy. Lastly, there is an olive drab tin of Peebles' personal film reels from the war. The second series is a combination of research notes, publications, and correspondence on American History. This one box series contains research on art and Latin inscriptions from the American Civil War as well as items on Virginia State history. Peebles also did extensive research on various Latin inscriptions on historical monuments throughout the United States, as a personal hobby.

The third series in this collection are four boxes of research done on classical Greek and Latin. This includes personal research notes on various Roman manuscripts, including copies of the manuscripts. The research notes in this series are handwritten as well as typed and include some English translations. The fourth series in this collection are five boxes of Medieval, Renaissance, and Ecclesiastical Latin research and original manuscript copies. This research is handwritten as well as typed and includes Latin, French, and German notes as well. Also, some of the Ecclesiastical Latin research overlaps Peebles' classical research as well. The fifth series in this collection contains five boxes of Academic correspondence and Peebles' teaching items. The teaching items include student essays, research notes for classes Peebles taught, class rosters, and dissertation copies and masters theses copies. The academic correspondence includes Catholic University correspondence, correspondence from the Greek and Latin department, and administrative correspondence. Lastly, there is correspondence with other academics from other universities concerning research Peebles was conducting at the time.

The sixth series in this collection are all of Peebles' research on Sulpicius Severus, his most important research during his career. This includes several full copies of manuscripts and microfilm of manuscripts. There is also all of Peebles' research on this manuscript, which spanned over forty years. Peebles' research is in the form of index cards, handwritten half sheet notes, and typed notes. Lastly, these notes are in Latin as well as English. The seventh series in this collection is a box of Music notes and sheet music that Peebles did research on. The particular music that Peebles researched was Latin Hymns as well as Medieval hymns. Most of these notes are in Latin and are handwritten. The eighth series in this collection is Peebles' collection of Publications. These publications are the personal works of Peebles as well as various book reviews, scholarly articles on Latin manuscripts, and newsletters and journals from different religious and academic organizations that Peebles was a member of, as well as publications on American history. The final series in this collection are Peebles personal items. This includes childhood photos, a children's book, and an Alumni award from the University of Virginia. The Bernard Mann Peebles Papers is a great insight to an academic with a vast array of interests as well as a great tool in researching art looting in Italy during World War II.

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Arrangement

The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities consists of three series:










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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None. Please note however that this collection is stored at a remote site in Maryland so that it could take up to 72 hours to retrieve requested boxes.

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Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

This collection was given to CUA Archives by the Greek and Latin Department shortly after Bernard Peebles death in 1976.

Processing Information

Processing completed in 2012 by Raymond Moore. EAD markup completed in 2012 by Raymond Moore.

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Related Material

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.


Persons:
Bernard Mann Peebles

Organizations:
Catholic University of America
Subcommission for Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives

Places:
Rome, Italy
Washington, D.C.

Subjects:
Classical Latin
Ecclesiastical Latin
Greek and Latin
World War II


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Bibliography

Bernard Mann Peebles Curriculum Vitae, March 8, 1975

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Detailed Description of the Collection

                       
Series 1: World War II Items, 1941-1951 Box 1
This series contains correspondence and reports from Peebles time with the Subcommission for Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives in Italy. This includes a final report from the subcommission on war damage done to monuments and art in Italy; as well as looting done by the Germans during the war. There are also pictures, newspaper clippings, and a box of Peebles' wartime film reels.
Box Folder
1 1 Vatican Survey, n.d
        Report on art and manuscripts within the Vatican following the war.
  2 Newspaper Clippings on Italian Art Looting, 1943-1946
        In Italian and English
  3 Italian Newspapers on Looting and Peebles Report on Looting, 1945
  4 Italian Book, 1951
        Titled, "La storia di Benevento narrata al popolo" By Alfredo Zaro
  5 Italian Occupation Newspaper Clippings, 1945-1947
        Includes full newspapers, in English and Italian
  6 WWII Clippings and Italian Reports on War Damage, 1945
  7 Dante Society Lecture, 1945
        Copy of lecture with correspondence for research
  8 Italian War Maps with Notes, 1944-1945
  9 Italian War Maps with Notes 2, 1944-1945
  10 Italian War Maps and Notes 3, 1944-1945
  11 Subcommission for Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Report, 1946
  12 Subcommission for Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Report 2, 1945
  13 Subcommission for Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Report 3, 1945
  14 Subcommission for Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Report 4, 1945
  15 Postwar Scrapbook of War Damage at Monte Cassino, 1951
        Collection of newspaper clippings in Italian
  16 Postwar Correspondence, 1946-1949
        Correspondence with wartime friends following the war.
  17 Miscellaneous WWII Clippings, 1941-1946
        A copy of Stars and Stripes and other clippings from throughout the war
  18 Allied Military Government Reports, 1943-1945
        Italian Occupation Documents
  19 Verona War Damage Report, 1945
  20 Verona "Biblioteca Capitolare" Damage report, 1945
  21 Various Publications, 1943-1946
        27 small books in Italian on the occupation of Italy and guide books. There are also three books of the official published report by the subcommission for Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives.
  22 Peebles Personal Film Collection/War Medals, 1942-1945
        10 reels of photo film of scenes taken from Italy during the war and occupation. Also included are Peebles medals from WWII.
                       
Series 2: United States History Research, 1937-1976 Box 2
This series contains research on Latin inscriptions on Civil War monuments and various other monuments for events in American history. There is also research on art from the Civil War and magazine articles on the centennial of the Civil War. Lastly, this research is handwritten as well as typed, with correspondence on other historical research Peebles conducted in his leisure.
Box Folder
2 1 Newspaper Clippings on the Papacy, 1950
  2 Baltimore Museum of Fine Arts Correspondence, 1937-1965
  3 George Washington Tomb, 1938-1976
        Research on the Latin inscription on Washington's tomb
  4 Colonial American Latin Scholars, 1965-1967
        Biographical information on various scholars
  5 Gildersleeve Notes and Correspondence, 1961-1976
        Research on Franco-American artist who drew several Civil War paintings
  6 Virginia Rotunda Notes and Correspondence, 1972-1976
        Research on the history of the Rotunda and the Latin inscription
  7 Robert E. Lee Citizenship Restoration, 1972-1976
        Correspondence and newspaper clippings on restoration and letters of support of restoration by Peebles.
  8 Presidential Oath Research, 1958-1976
        Research on the Latin involved with the Presidential oath.
  9 Norfolk, VA History Research, 1966
        Includes research on family genealogy and correspondence.
  10 Guillaume Notes on Appomattox Painting, 1955-1969
        Research done on French painter Guillaume and his painting of Lee's surrender.
  11 Guillaume Research, 1961
  12 Research on the English Lexicon, 1951-1970
        English lexicon in relation to Latin
  13 Civil War Art and Correspondence, 1961-1976
        Includes various clippings
  14 Correspondence and Materials on the White Mountains, n.d-1975
        History of the settlement of the White Mountains.
  15 Latin in the American Seal Research, 1962-1975
        Includes articles on the subject
  16 Civil War Publications, 1961
        Historical journals commemorating the centennial of the Civil War
  17 Civil War Magazines, 1961-1962
        Historical journals commemorating the centennial of the Civil War
  18 Ezra Pound Notes on his Latin, 1961
        Also a magazine on the surrender at Appomattox
                       
Series 3: Classical Greek and Latin Notes, 1930-1976 Boxes 2-5
This series contains Peebles personal Greek and Latin Notes. Most of these notes are handwritten and include manuscript copies; there are also typed notes in Latin and in English in addition to his handwritten notes. Lastly, all of these notes are from the Classical period and some of the notes is from research conducted during Graduate school.
Box Folder
2 19 Fordham University Greek Notes, 1940
        Handwritten Greek notes on research Peebles conducted at Fordham.
  20 St. Martin Notes and Manuscript, 1956-1960
  21 Library of Congress Greek Manuscript Copies, 1938
        with correspondence
  22 Vicellius Manuscript and notes, 1951
        Handwritten in Latin and English.
  23 St. Martin/Clemens Trimtas Notes and Manuscript, 1938
        Pages of manuscript copy and handwritten Latin notes.
  24 Latin Lecture Notes, 1960
  25 Vitricus Notes and Manuscript, 1939-n.d
  26 De Dubius Nominibus Notes, 1937
  27 Cassiodorus Notes and Manuscript, 1956
  28 Gallus/Other Latin Notes, 1959-1967
        Correspondence related to research
  29 St. Augustine Latin Seminar 1, 1955
        Notes and other materials
  30 St. Augustine Latin Seminar 2, 1933 and 1955
        Also notes on Basel for the seminar
Box Folder
3 1 St. Augustine Notes, n.d
  2 St. Augustine Notes, 1951-1974
        Also includes notes on math in Latin
  3 Roman Art Notes, n.d
        handwritten
  4 Greek Math Notes/Clippings, 1954-1965
        Clippings are newspaper articles on mathematical advancements
  5 Ancient Astronomy Notes, 1970
        all typed
  6 Adler's Intentions Essay, n.d
  7 Advogarvis Notes 1, 1962
  8 Advogarvis Notes 2, 1962
  9 Various Latin Research Correspondence, 1970-1975
  10 List of St. Augustine's Sermons, n.d
        Also within list is a brief synopsis of the sermon
  11 List of St. Augustine's Sermons 2, n.d
  12 Augustine Seminar, 1964
  13 Petrarch's Classical Translations, 1965-1971
        English translations that Peebles did with notes in Latin and English
  14 Peebles Bibliography and Book Reviews, 1949-1976
        Complete listing of Peebles publications and some examples of his book reviews
  15 Petrarch Congress Materials, 1974-1976
  16 Bassarione Notes and Manuscript, 1964-1967
        Manuscript is a photo print copy of the original
  17 Various Latin Notes, n.d-1972
        Either handwritten or typed and in English or Latin
  18 James Henry Research, 1954
        Notes about prominent Latin Scholar and research on his work
  19 James Henry Notes, 1954-1974
  20 Copies of Greek Manuscripts from Leningrad, n.d
  21 Codified Laws Manuscript (1396), n.d
        Includes spiral notebook
  22 Canon Law Latin Notes, n.d
        Handwritten notes in Latin
Box Folder
4 1 Greek and Latin Notes, 1930-1932
  2 Fordham University Greek and Latin Notes, 1942
        Notes/research done at Fordham
  3 St. Jerome and Petrarch Notes, 1940
  4 Byzantine Greek/Late Antiquity Latin Bibliography, 1939-1968
        Bibliography for research done on this topic, includes some research notes
  5 St. Augustine's Sermons Translated, 1951
        Typed manuscript, in entirety
  6 Lucilius Latin Notes, 1970
  7 15th Century Latin Poetry Notes, 1969
  8 15th Century Latin Poetry Notes 2, 1969
  9 Orvid and Persius Notes, 1935
  10 Roman Satire Notes, Persius, n.d
        Handwritten notes in Latin and English
  11 Prudentius Notes, 1969
  12 Prudentius: Student Papers, n.d
        Copies of the best papers, from a Graduate course
  13 Prudentius Notes, 1948
  14 Roman Comedy Notes and Student Test (Copy), 1962
  15 Roman Comedy-Student Papers, 1951-1954
  16 Roman Satire Notes, 1959-1962
        Examples of Roman satire included, translated into English
  17 Roman Satire/Bibliography-Sallust Notes, 1937-1939
        Handwritten notes in English and Latin
  18 Terence Notes, 1932-n.d
        Research on Terence manuscripts
  19 Virgil Research Notes, 1965-1967
  20 Virgil Notes 2 and Xenophon Notes, 1968
Box Folder
5 1 Latin Research from the Vatican, 1930
  2 Fordham Latin Notes and Correspondence, 1968
  3 Fordham Latin Research, 1959
        includes several manuscript copies
  4 Latin Research from Oxford, 1938
  5 Unlabeled Latin Notes and Manuscripts, 1967
  6 "Ut Supra" Notes, 1974
        Research on particular manuscript, in Latin and English
  7 St. Martin and St. Jerome Notes, n.d
  8 St. Jerome notes and Manuscript Copies, 1935
  9 Latin Notes and Clippings from Rome, 1951
        Clippings are in Latin from Vatican newspaper
  10 Pierpont-Morgan Library Correspondence, 1933
        Related to Latin Research to be completed at the Library
  11 "O Roma Nobilas" Notes, 1949-1976
        Typed and Handwritten notes
  12 Latin Translation Style Notes, 1962-1973
        Notes on different scholarly methods to translate Classical texts
  13 Inter Deus Metas Manuscript copy and Notes, 1960
  14 Selected Text from Inter Deus Metas, 1960
  15 St. Gregory Latin Notes, 1933-1968
  16 Cassiodorus Notes, 1945-1946
  17 Cassiodorus Notes 2, 1966
  18 Miscellaneous Latin Notes, 1962-1976
        Various Latin and English notes, handwritten and typed, on various Latin manuscripts
                       
Series 4: Medieval, Renaissance, and Ecclesiastical Latin Notes, 1934-1976 Boxes 6-10
This series contains Peebles personal Latin notes from the Medieval and Renaissance period. His ecclesiastical notes are from this period as well but can overlap with the classical Latin notes in the previous series. Most of the notes in this serious are handwritten, with some typed notes. These notes are research notes from different Latin manuscript copies; which many of these notes are accompanied with. Lastly, many of the notes are in both Latin and English.
Box Folder
6 1 Montpellier Manuscript Copy, n.d
  2 Bryn Mahr Notes, 1941-1965
        Mainly handwritten notes in Latin
  3 2 Dissertations and notes on Anglo-Saxons, 1930-n.d
        Latin notes on Anglo-Saxon documents
  4 Verona Notes and Manuscript Copies, 1960
  5 Verona Notes/and Venice Latin Notes, 1950
        Location of Renaissance Latin notes
  6 Venetian Manuscript Copy w/notes, 1959
  7 Medieval Latin Notes 1, 1970
  8 Medieval Latin Notes 2, 1970
  9 Espitola Notes, 1972-1975
        Latin notes on Espitola manuscripts
  10 Manuscript Copies from the Vatican Library, n.d
  11 St. Gall notes and Manuscripts, n.d
        Handwritten notes and manuscript copies
  12 St. Omeo and St. Gall notes, 1937
  13 Verona Latin Notes, 1949
  14 Letter to the Editor of the Washington Post, 1962
        Letter on a Latin mis-translation
  15 St. Martin Manuscript Copies, 1951-1972
        Also includes student papers on St. Martin
  16 Medieval Latin Manuscript copy, n.d
        No name for the manuscript
  17 Vatican Library Research notes, 1934
  18 Milan Library Manuscript Copies and Notes, 1930
  19 St. Gall and Lucca Notes, 1935-1971
        Includes handwritten notes and manuscript copies
Box Folder
7 1 Psalm notes, Latin Seminar Notes, 1951-1971
  2 Vatican Library/Tours notes and Manuscripts, 1930-1934
  3 Petrarch Congress Notes and Correspondence, 1972-1974
        Includes a magazine from the Congress on Di Vinci
  4 Correspondence Concerning Latin Translations, 1958-1974
  5 St. Thomas More Notes, 1969
  6 Thomas More Seminar, 1969-1976
        Notes and materials from different Thomas More seminars, in English
  7 Salvs Popvli Romani Notes, 1954-1974
        Latin, Italian, and English notes on manuscript
  8 Humanist Notes, 1954-1967
  9 Montcalm Inscription and Manuscript, 1959-1962
        From the Montpellier manuscript
  10 Verona, Fibonacci, and Erasmus notes, 1969
        Handwritten notes on manuscripts
  11 Einhard Notes, Dissertation, and Chartres Sculpture Inscription Notes, 1935
        Notes about prominent Latin Scholar and research on his work
  12 Godfrey of St. Victor notes and Manuscript, 1954-1959
  13 Groonovius and Sibyles Notes, 1965-1971
  14 "Varia de Bibliis Latinis", 1959-1965
        Manuscript translation copy, and notes
  15 Notes on Italian Art and Sacred Scriptures of St. Jerome, 1943-1964
  16 Roman Church Art Pictures and Notes on St. Pierre, 1938-1949
Box Folder
8 1 Notes on Augustine Manuscripts, n.d-1975
        notes for next manuscript
  2 St. Augustine Manuscript on Cardstock, n.d
  3 Scrapbook of Latin Manuscript notes, 1958
        Includes text to the Play of Daniel
  4 7 Microfilms of Manuscripts, 1961-1973
        Manuscripts include: Terence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Verona, Biancio Morale, and three St. Augustine texts. Also accompanied by a stack of note cards.
  5 Full Cassiodorus Manuscript on Cardstock, n.d
Box Folder
9 1 Vatican Library notes, 1962-1971
        Also notes on Palermo, and Paris Latin notes on the Bible
  2 Brescia Latin Notes and Manuscript, 1938-1965
  3 St. Gallen, Rezzani, and Latin Gospel Notes, 1933-1944
  4 French Latin Notes/Manuscript copies, 1938-1956
        Notes from French scholars
  5 Unknown Latin Manuscript, n.d
  6 Vita St. Martin Manuscript and Notes, 1933
        Also includes Verona notes
  7 St. Martin Manuscript copies, 1967
  8 Monte Cassino Notes and "Vita Sancti Martini" Manuscript, n.d-1975
  9 St. Genevieve Notes, 1972-1975
  10 "Lo Scriptorum" Copies, n.d
        Also included are two translation notebooks in Latin and English
  11 Capitvlalibri Tertii Dialogi Manuscript, n.d
        Full copy of manuscript in binder
  12 Sincppaeftsci Manuscript, n.d
        Full copy of Latin manuscript in binder
  13 Unpublished Poems of St. Martin (in binder), n.d
  14 Sulpici Severi Manuscript (typed copy in binder), 1937
Box Folder
10 1 Various Cathedral Library notes, 1939-1974
  2 "Pietro Donato Avogaro" Manuscript and Correspondence, 1963
  3 Research Notes and Correspondence on Mabillon Paper, 1972-1973
        Paper is on a prominent Latin scholar
  4 Harvard Research Correspondence, 1939-1953
  5 Margaret Ramsey Research Proposal Notes, 1939-1974
  6 Various Latin Notes, 1939-1968
        Also included is correspondence and clippings on various Latin findings
  7 James Turber Translation, 1970-1976
                       
Series 5: Academic Correspondence and Teaching Materials, 1936-1976 Boxes 10-14
This series contains Peebles personal correspondence throughout academia for research as well as personal correspondence with friends. There are also correspondences within CUA and the Greek and Latin Department. His correspondence also includes some research notes for his colleagues. Lastly, there are some bibliographies and notes on research sources for publishers that Peebles had correspondences with.
Box Folder
10 8 Marian Webster, co. Correspondence, 1965-1974
  9 Religious Academic Correspondence, 1936-1972
        Also, pre-war academic correspondence and photos
  10 James Nellen Correspondence, 1950-1976
        Academic and personal correspondence
  11 Academic Correspondence, 1966-1976
        with various universities
  12 St. Martin Bibliography Notes, 1938
        For article to be published
  13 Former Students and Godchildren Correspondence, 1958-1975
        Also includes greeting cards
  14 Paleography Illuminations Collection, 1937-1967
        Copies of illuminations
  15 Paleography: Palim Psets and Notre Iums Illuminations, n.d
  16 Medieval and Renaissance Latin Manuscripts and Correspondence, n.d
        Various manuscripts, Italian, and includes notes
  17 Earliest Roman Elegates, n.d
Box Folder
11 1 Pius XI Latin Inscription and Newspaper Clippings, 1939
        From the time of his death
  2 Aimericus Notes, 1966
  3 Kennard Rand Materials, 1932-1964
        Former professor of Peebles his correspondence and research notes from their work together
  4 Kennard Rand Correspondence, 1938-1974
        Also includes posthumous correspondence with his widow and children as well as copies of Rand's publications
  5 Correspondence on Latin Calligraphy, 1941-1976
  6 Canon Law Correspondence, 1971-1973
        Correspondence on Latin documents and their proper translation
  7 Correspondence with St. Anthony's Parish, 1972-1975
        Includes Parish newsletters
  8 Yvonne Batard Publication, 1971
  9 Emily Allen Correspondence and Manuscript copy, 1969-1976
        Questions for Peebles concerning manuscript
  10 American Academy in Rome Correspondence, 1936-1975
  11 Busa-Dekkers Correspondence, 1953-1974
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  12 DeLuca-Dowdy Correspondence, 1964-1976
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  13 Fontaine-Group Hospitalization Correspondence, 1957-1976
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  14 Organizational Correspondence, 1961-1976
        Correspondence with organizations Peebles was associated with
  15 American Philosophical Review Correspondence, 1959-1976
        Also correspondence with Lambot and Billanovich
     
         
Box Folder
12 1 Gunmere-Harrison Correspondence, 1953-1972
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  2 Hartridge-Hylteir Correspondence, 1937-1974
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  3 Kilmer-Lundstrom Correspondence, 1942-1976
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
     
         
  4 Lecherca-Logan Correspondence, 1950-1966
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  5 Lowe-Minard Correspondence, 1957-1972
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  6 Muner-Newton Correspondence, 1963-1974
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  7 National American Patristic Society Correspondence, 1967-1975
  8 O'Keefe-Robinson Correspondence, 1960-1975
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  9 Rolfe-Sons of Cincinnati Correspondence, 1959-1966
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  10 Strittmattger-Szovertey Correspondence, 1952-1969
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  11 Schnaubett-Ullman Correspondence, 1955-1976
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
     
         
  12 William and Mary-Wright Correspondence, 1968-1974
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  13 CUA Correspondence, 1969-1974
        General Administrative Correspondence
  14 Personal Correspondence, 1971-1975
  15 Correspondence with Publishers concerning personal biography, 1969-1976
  16 Scholarly Correspondence, 1939-1974
        Correspondence with various professors concerning research
  17 Religious/Priests Correspondence, 1933-1972
Box Folder
13 1 CUA Academic Senate Correspondence, 1968-1970
  2 American Academy In Rome Correspondence, 1969
  3 Cardinal Investment Club, 1968-1970
  4 Catholic Commission on Cultural and Intellectual Affairs, 1968-1970
  5 CUA Library List of Greek and Latin Books, 1963
  6 CUA Correspondence (Greek and Latin Department), 1955-1962
  7 Academic Senate Correspondence, 1956-1961
        Also included is Father of the Church correspondence
  8 Greek Notes, 1952-1968
  9 Modern Latin Notes and Correspondence, n.d
  10 Medieval Latin Notes/Correspondence and Manuscripts, 1967
  11 Lawrence Durham and Microfilming Project, 1941-1968
        Correspondence concerning microfilming historical manuscripts
  12 Art Endowment Correspondence, 1964-1969
  13 CUA Academic Senate Correspondence, 1968-1970
  14 Academic Societies Correspondence, 1961-1966
        Correspondence with different societies Peebles belonged to or was in charge of
  15 Letters of Recommendations, 1972-1973
        Letters for Graduate School as well as tenure
  16 Academic Committees Correspondence, 1961-1968
  17 National Park Tourist Maps, 1956
  18 CUA Faculty Handbook, 1964
  19 Monastic Communities in the White Mountains, 1941
        Correspondence about the history of these communities
  20 Fordham Correspondence, 1940
        Correspondence concerning source material and bibliographies for research
  21 Fordham University Latin Notes and Correspondence, 1940-1941
Box Folder
14 1 Latin Literature Notes and Correspondence, n.d
  2 CUA Library Correspondence, 1966
        As well as manuscript copies
  3 Lucian and Roman Elegy Notes, n.d
  4 St. Jerome Letters notes and Correspondence, 1952
  5 Latin Composition, 1941
        Personal Research and Student work
  6 Christian Latin Poetry Notes, n.d
  7 Cicero Notes and Manuscripts (1), 1967
        As well as correspondence
  8 Cicero Notes and Manuscripts (2), 1966
        Notes and correspondence from the "Rhetorica"
  9 Roman Elegy Notes, n.d
  10 Concordance of Pseudo Eusibius, n.d
        Copy of a student paper
  11 Aetna and Augustine Notes and Student Essay, 1953-1954
  12 English Translation of Caesar's Letters to Cicero, 1961-1968
  13 Academic Committees Correspondence, 1961-1968
  14 General Works on Greek and Latin Literature, n.d
  15 Fathers of the Church Correspondence, n.d
        Correspondence on Latin translations
  16 Bibliography on Roman History, n.d
  17 The Doctrinal Content of Heresies Combated by Augustine, n.d
                       
Series 6: Sulpicius Severus Research Notes and Manuscripts, 1930-1976 Boxes 15-18
This series contains the research done by Peebles on Sulpicius Severus; which was the most important research of his career. This research includes research notes that are handwritten as well as typed, from different copies of the manuscript. There are several versions of the manuscript that are in this series and translation notes to accompany them. Lastly, there is a complete copy of the manuscript that Peebles had from his research at St. John's College.
Box Folder
15 1 Sulpicius Severus Notes 1, n.d-1965
  2 Sulpicius Severus Notes 2, 1930
  3 Sulpicius Severus Notes 3, 1930
  4 Sulpicius Severus Notes 4, 1940
  5 Sulpicius Severus Notes 5, 1934-1939
  6 Sulpicius Severus Notes 6, 1935-1963
  7 Sulpicius Severus Notes 7, 1941
  8 Sulpicius Severus Notes and Manuscript Copy 8, 1975
  9 Sulpicius Severus Notes 9, n.d
  10 Sulpicius Severus Notes 10, n.d
  11 Sulpicius Severus Notes 11, n.d
  12 Sulpicius Severus Manuscript Copies , n.d
  13 Sulpicius Severus Manuscript , n.d
        Copy from the British Museum
  14 Sulpicius Severus Manuscript Copy, 1970
        Correspondence concerning translation included
  15 Sulpicius Severus Manuscript Copies , n.d
  16 Sulpicius Severus Manuscript , n.d
        Manuscript pasted on cardstock
Box Folder
16 1 (Oversize) Peebles' World War II Scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings, 1942-1946
        Includes Parish newsletters
  2 St. John's College Sulpicius Severus Manuscript Set 1, n.d
  3 St. John's College Sulpicius Severus Manuscript Set 2, n.d
        Questions for Peebles concerning manuscript
  4 18 Microfilms of Manuscripts from Sulpicius Severus, and Miscellaneous Articles, n.d
  5 Note Card Box, n.d
        A box of notecards with research notes and bibliographic entries from research
Box Folder
17 1 Two Microfilms for Sulpicius Severus, n.d
  2 St. John's College Sulpicius Severus Manuscript Set 3, n.d
        Correspondence starting and ending with these two last names. Most of the correspondence is a letter or two for each person.
  3 St. John's College Sulpicius Severus Manuscript Set 4, n.d
  4 St. John's College Sulpicius Severus Manuscript Set 5, n.d
        Also correspondence with Lambot and Billanovich
  5 St. John's College Sulpicius Severus Manuscript Set 6, n.d
Box Folder
18 1 Nine Stacks of Research Note Cards, n.d
        A set of notecards for bibliographic entries, also there are two sets of photo plates of manuscripts
  2 Sulpicius Severus Bound Book, 1959
        Contains manuscript as well as notes
  3 Sulpicius Severus "St. Martin Severe Sullpice" Copy, n.d
  4 Sulpicius Severus Manuscript 1, n.d
  5 Sulpicius Severus Manuscript 2, n.d
  6 Sulpicius Severus Manuscript 3, n.d
  7 Sulpicius Severus Notes, n.d
  8 Sulpicius Severus Notes, 1971
  9 Sulpicius Severus Notes, 1946-1974
        These notes are translation notes and include copies from different manuscripts of Sulpicius Severus.
                       
Series 7: Music Notes, 1949-1976 Box 19
This particular five folder series is a collection of all the research Peebles conducted on classical and ecclesiastical music. Most of these notes are typed and are in English. Peebles also did some research on English translations of Latin music. There are also copies of sheet music and several pamphlets of ecclesiastical music that Peebles collected over the years. Lastly, this particular research was a hobby for Peebles, which explains the small size of this series and the extent of the research conducted.
Box Folder
19 1 Bach and Handel Music Notes, 1972-1976
        The research notes are all in a spiral notebook and the lyrics to the music is pasted onto 8x11 white sheets of paper.
  2 Music of the Liturgy Notes, 1968-1974
        These notes are on translating Liturgical music, there is also correspondence with National Review magazine on Latin translations on this subject.
  3 French Hymns, 1968-1976
        This folder contains notes on the hymns as well as sheet music
  4 "O Roma Nobilis" Notes, 1949-1974
        Translation notes and research on the history of the song, all handwritten
  5 Carmina and Au Claire De La Lune Notes, 1951-1973
        These research notes are on the lyrics to these two particular songs as well as miscellaneous notes on ecclesiastical music
                       
Series 8: Publications, (1546)1927-1976 Boxes 19-23
This four box series contains all of the publications that Peebles had collected for various research projects during his career. This series is broken into three sections; the first box is miscellaneous publications, the second box are all published books, and the third and fourth box are all scholarly journals and small booklets arranged by subject by folder. There are also some of his personal publications from his academic career. Also, there are personal greeting cards, publications from The University of Virginia, and publications, small pamphlets, from the different academic organizations that Peebles was a member of. There are also tourist publications from his vacations in France and Germany. From his service in World War II, in Italy, there are a series of publications from that time period as well. Lastly, there are publications from art exhibits, books Peebles owned, and Publications from American history, including materials from Kennedy's inauguration.
Box Folder
19 6 Latin Verses of the Bible, 1967
        Several articles that Peebles published on accurate translations from the Latin Vulgate bible
  7 17th Century Italian Pages, 1600's
        This folder contains 21 original pages from a 17th century Italian book> These pages are brittle and are not complete as well
  8 16th Century English Book Binding, 1546
        This is a small collection of English book bindings from the 1500's as well as a page from a book on Hippocrates from 1546. This was given to Peebles as a gift from Richard A. Smith.
  9 University of Virginia Publications, 1958-1976
        These are various alumni newsletters and university magazines that Peebles saved over the years
  10 A.E. Housman Publications, 1953-1955
        These are various journal articles written by a personal friend of Peebles, who was also a Greek and Latin professor.
  11 Italian Newspaper articles on Pope Paul VI, 1964
        These clippings are all pasted on 8x11 sheets of paper
  12 Postcard and Greeting Card Collection, 1938-1971
        Collection is from family and friends from different sabbaticals abroad, vacations, and Christmas cards
  13 11 Microfilms of Various Scholarly articles, n.d
        These scholarly articles are on different manuscripts, in particular they are on Cassiodorus, the rest are not labeled
  14 4 Microfilm on French Articles on Latin Manuscripts, n.d
Box Folder
20 1 La "Meta Romult" E. Michele Ferno, 1938
        A Latin book written by Peebles
  2 "Wegweiser durch die Sammlungen altphilogischer Handschriften", 1930
        Book is entirely in German
  3 St. Martin of Tours, 1927
        Book written by E.K. Rand
  4 Book of Postcards, 1935-1969
        Collection of personal postcards pasted in a journal
  5 The Poet Prudentius, 1951
        Book written by Peebles
  6 Translatio Studi: Manuscript and Library Studies, 1973
        Book written by Oliver L. Kapsner, O.S.B.
  7 The Liturgy of the Church of England, 1950
        Book of English hymns and their history by Stephen A. Hurlbut
  8 Ptolemy: Mathematical Composition, 1939
        Two published student essay written at St. John's by R. Catesby Taliaferro
  9 Musical Composition, n.d
        Composition from first year lab.
  10 Liturgical Notebook, n.d
        Personal notebook of Peebles
  11 Book of Greek Grammar, 1942
        Supplemental book for Peebles classes
  12 Laudatio Sancti Martini, 1967
        Book of St. Martin translations from Peebles
  13 Contributions to the New Catholic Encyclopedia, 1962-1965
        Book of articles pasted from NCE
  14 Ancient Greek and Roman Libraries, 1963
        Library Science dissertation by Sr. Mary Helene Pages
  15 Girolamo Da Prato And His Manuscripts of Sulpicius Severus, 1936
        Book in Latin by Peebles
  16 Peebles Family History, 1962
        Book written by family members, Anne Bradbury Peebles and J. Hughlett Peebles
  17 Complete listing of Medieval Manuscripts at CUA, 1974
        List compiled by Peebles
  18 Newer Copy of O Roma Nobilis, 1950
        Book written by Peebles
  19 Ad Maronis Mausoleum, 1964
        Book written by Peebles, includes written annotations
  20 Music of the 16th and 17th Centuries, 1960
        Book written by Antonio Vivaldi, includes lyrics to the music
Box Folder
21 1 Personal Publications 1, 1940-1960
        Peebles personal work such as book reviews and scholarly articles
  2 Personal Publications 2, 1959-1969
        Book reviews by Peebles and a published grant proposal for Sulpicius Severus
  3 Personal Publications 3, 1935-1969
        Scholarly articles by Peebles
  4 Personal Publications 4, 1934-1954
        Journal articles on ecclesiastical Latin published by Peebles
  5 Class Notebooks and Datebooks, 1941-1974
        Personal datebooks and class rosters/grade books
  6 Personal Class Notebooks, 1941-1961
        Lecture notes and class rosters
  7 Personal Class Notebooks, 1936-1976
        Lecture notes and class rosters
  8 Personal Class Notebooks, 1925-1975
        This includes lecture notes and notes from Peebles tenure at the University of Virginia
  9 American History Publications 1, 1960-1963
        Includes items on Virginia State history as well as Kennedy's inauguration, which Peebles attended. Peebles' ticket to the inauguration is included with the inaugural magazine.
  10 American History Publications 2, 1943-1966
        Includes history of Jefferson Library, Senate Seal history, and 350th anniversary of Jamestown landing.
  11 Church Newspapers/Magazines, 1951-1967
        Publications on the aftermath of the Monte Cassino bombing, magazine articles on Pope Pius VI and Vatican II.
  12 German Tourist Guidebooks, 1937-1973
        Also included are three books of religious poems
Box Folder
22 1 Publications on Liturgical Music, 1928-1974
        These publications include lyrics and the history of the music and the translation from Latin.
  2 Publications on Liturgical Music 2, 1949-1949
        These publications include lyrics and the history of the music and the translation from Latin.
  3 French Tourist Guidebooks 1, 1934-1974
        Guidebooks are in French and English explains the history of different monastaries and medieval sites in France.
  4 French Tourist Guidebooks 2, 1951-1972
        Guidebooks are in French and English explains the history of different monasteries and medieval sites in France.
  5 Publications on Art, 1944-1951
        Booklets on Medieval and religious art, includes actual color pictures of the artwork. Most of the artwork is from England, France, and Italy.
  6 WWII Italian Guidebooks, 1943-1946
        Government issued guidebooks on sites in Italy as well as the history of different cities. There is also a book about the reconstruction of Italy following the war.
  7 WWII Italian Guidebooks 2, 1945-1946
        Different books from the US Military and the Italian government concerning occupation.
  8 Handbook on Italian Field Forces, n.d
  9 Church Publications 1, 1934-1974
        Booklets on the history of different Abbeys and Monasteries, this also includes newsletters. There are also booklets on ecclesiastical texts such as St. Martin and St. Augustine.
  10 Church Publications 2, 1944-1974
        Booklets on the history of different Abbeys and Monasteries, this also includes newsletters. There are also booklets on ecclesiastical texts such as St. Martin and St. Augustine.
  11 Latin Publications 1, 1940-1973
        Publications of journals on Latin translations and history of classical and ecclesiastical manuscripts. Many of these journals also contain annotations that Peebles wrote in the margins.
Box Folder
23 1 Latin Publications 2, 1931-1970
        Publications of journals on Latin translations and history of classical and ecclesiastical manuscripts. Many of these journals also contain annotations that Peebles wrote in the margins.
  2 Association Publications 1, 1964-1975
        These are newsletters and yearly journals from different academic organizations that Peebles belonged to. The organizations include: The Medieval Academy of America and The American Philological Association.
  3 Association Publications 2, 1941-1961
        These are newsletters and yearly journals from different academic organizations that Peebles belonged to. The organizations include: The Medieval Academy of America and The American Philological Association.
                       
Series 9: Personal Items, 1907-1976 Box 23
This one folder series contains personal items from Peebles' childhood. This includes two portraits of him from childhood, one of them from 1907 the other 1915. There are also two snapshots of him, one on a bicycle and the other on a horse from when he was a teenager. There is also a children's Charles Dickens book. Another portrait that Peebles had was one of his close friends E.K. Rand. Lastly, there is an alumni award from the University of Virginia that was awarded to Peebles in 1976.
Box Folder
23 4 Personal Items, 1907-1976

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Related Material

Index Terms

Bibliography

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: World War II Items, 1941-1951

Series 2: United States History Research, 1937-1976

Series 3: Classical Greek and Latin Notes, 1930-1976

Series 4: Medieval, Renaissance, and Ecclesiastical Latin Notes, 1934-1976

Series 5: Academic Correspondence and Teaching Materials, 1936-1976

Series 6: Sulpicius Severus Research Notes and Manuscripts, 1930-1976

Series 7: Music Notes, 1949-1976

Series 8: Publications, (1546)1927-1976

Series 9: Personal Items, 1907-1976

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