Scope and Contents
The Peabody Institute photograph collection contains photographic prints, negatives, slides, contact sheets, and postcards related to the Peabody Institute. Images date from the dedication of the Institute in 1866 to 2019, with the bulk of the collection created between approximately 1960 and 2000. Images include portraits (both formal and candid) of faculty, students, administrators, guests, alumni, and musical ensembles. The collection also includes images of graduating classes, commencements, special events of the Conservatory and Preparatory, departments, student ensembles, performances, campus grounds, the Peabody Gallery of Art, and the Mount Vernon neighborhood surrounding the Peabody campus.