Warner Free Lecture ~ A Woman’s Place is at the Top: The Life of Mountaineering Suffragist Annie Smith Peck
Warner Free Lecture Series
A Woman’s Place is at the Top: The Life of Mountaineering Suffragist Annie Smith Peck
Volunteers Hall ~ She will have her book available for sale and is happy to sign copies.
Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Harvard
Annie Smith Peck (1850-1935) was one of the most accomplished women of the twentieth century that you've never heard of. Peck was a scholar, educator, writer, lecturer, mountain climber, suffragist, and political activist. She was a feminist and an independent thinker who refused to let gender stereotypes stand in her way.
Author Hannah Kimberley, who has written a biography of this incredible woman, describes her research of Peck’s original letters, artifacts, and ephemera, and brings Peck to life.