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Harry Thurston Peck

Born: 24-Nov-1856
Birthplace: Stamford, CT
Died: 23-Mar-1914
Location of death: Stamford, CT
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Christ Church Cemetery, Greenwich, CT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A History of Classical Philology

Father: Harry Peck
Mother: Harriet Elizabeth Thurston
Wife: Cornelia M. Dawbarn (m. 26-Apr-1882, div. 1908, two daughters)
Wife: Elizabeth Hickman DuBois (m. 1909, separated)

    High School: Peck's Military Academy, Greenwich, CT
    University: BA, Columbia University (1881)
    University: PhD, Cumberland University (1883)
    Professor: Latin, Columbia University (1886-1910)

    New York Commercial Advertiser Literary Editor (1897-1901)
    The Bookman Editor (1895-1907)

Author of books:
Latin Pronunciation: A Short Exposition of the Roman Method (1890, linguistics)
The Personal Equation (1898, essays)
What Is Good English? And Other Essays (1899, essays)
Greystone and Porphyry (1899, poetry)
William Hickling Prescott (1905, biography)
Twenty Years of the Republic, 1885-1905 (1906, history)
Studies in Several Literatures (1909, criticism)
The New Baedeker: Being Casual Notes of an Irresponsible Traveller (1910, travelogue)
A History of Classical Philology from the Seventh Century, B.C. to the Twentieth Century, A.D. (1911, intellectual history)

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