Stephen Peet and Stephen D. Peet collection
- 1821-1979, bulk 1821-1910
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research; however, certain materials are very fragile and require Archives staff for handling, or use may be restricted altogether.
2 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Biographical / Historical
Stephen Peet. Chief among the founders of the college; trustee from 1845 until his death in 1855.
Stephen Denison Peet, son, in first graduating class of Beloit College, archaeologist. Went on to earn PhD; became a clergyman but had a dominant interest in science and later was the founder of American Antiquarian; wrote several books on prehistoric America.
Harriet D. Peet, daughter of Stephen D. Peet.
Joseph B. Peet. Trustee from 1885-1891; was a prominent Beloit business/civic leader and founder of the YMCA in 1881.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Stephen Peet and Stephen D. Peet collection
- Michelle Tom
- May, 2013
- Language of description