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Donald B. Peck papers


Identifier: 2006-12-0

Scope and Contents

Donald B. Peck Papers, 2006-12-0, include correspondence, photographs, deeds, and ledgers from the Peck Family and their ancestors.  Family names associated with this collection include John Fernie Williamson, Anne Williamson, Charles D. Wheeler, David M. Wheeler, Jennie Wheeler Hutchinson, Isaac H. Hutchinson, Donald K. Peck, and Carrie (Mrs. Allen) Peck. Charles D. Wheeler (1817-1895) was the son of Christopher Wheeler.  The Wheeler Farm was located on Hutchinson Parkway (named for Charles D. Wheeler's son-in-law, Isaac H. Hutchinson).  Charles Wheeler was a farmer and politician.  he married Mary Elizabeth Guild (1821-1910) and they had one daughter, Jennie (1848-1933). She married Isacc H. Hutchinson (1844-1924) and they had a daughter, Carrie, who married Allen G. Peck.  Donald K. Peck was the son of Carrie and Allen G. Peck. Series 1, 3 Item 1, 4, 5, 6, 7 Subseries 5-8, 8-10 are stored in Document Box. Series 2, 3 Item 2, 7 Subseries 1-4, 11 are stored in an oversize box with the collection. Series 7, Subseries 4, Items 1-16 are stored is a separate box with the collecton.


  • Created: 1828-1944
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2005

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.


2.00 boxes

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Source of Acquisition

Donald B. Peck

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Accruals and Additions

2011-146-0 is an accrual to this collection.

Existence and Location of Originals

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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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