Peet, Herbert Orvis

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Kansas City Country Club Polo Team

Photograph of members of the Kansas City Polo Team at the Kansas City Country Club circa 1935. The men are dressed in riding habits and holding polo sticks aloft, and are identified from left to right as Joe Kessinger, unknown, Herbert O. Peet, and Fred Harvey.

Hunt Club Breakfast

Photograph of a breakfast gathering of the Mission Valley Hunt Club in 1939. H. O. Peet stands at left, his daughter Margeurite in the middle, and O. J. Bitler stands at right. The three hold china teacups and stand in front of a stone fireplace mantle decorated with greenery. All are wearing riding habits.

H. O. Peet with Horse

Photograph of H. O. (Herbert Orvis) Peet dressed in riding habit and posing with a horse circa 1937. Peet holds the horse's reins in his left hand while his right rests on a timber fence. A stone wall and leafless trees can be seen behind him. Peet began his career with Peet Brothers Soap Company, founded by his grandfather, shortly before it was sold to Colgate & Co. He later founded H. O. Peet and Co. stock brokerage.

H. O. Peet on Horseback at Home

Photograph of H. O. (Herbert Orvis) Peet on horseback on the lawn of his home, "Chatteris," in Prairie Village circa 1937. Peet is wearing a dark riding habit and cap on a dark horse. His white two-story colonial style residence stands behind him, surrounded by small trees. The home, near 83rd and Nall, was formerly the George H. Davis farm. Peet began his career with Peet Brothers Soap Company, founded by his grandfather, shortly before it was sold to Colgate & Co. He later founded H. O. Peet and Co. stock brokerage.

H. O. Peet and Marguerite Peet

Photograph of H. O. (Herbert Orvis) Peet and his daughter Marguerite sitting on a fence rail circa 1935. The photograph was taken at their family home, Chatteris, located at 83rd and Nall in Prairie Village, Kansas. Peet began his career with Peet Brothers Soap Company, founded by his grandfather, shortly before it was sold to Colgate & Co. He later founded H. O. Peet and Co. stock brokerage.

A Map of the Mission Valley Hunting Country

Comic-style drawing depicting the fox hunting community in Johnson County, made as a gift for Joe and Steve Stubbs by Frank Huston, circa 1937. Homes and farms belonging to members and sites of hunts are depicted. Members of the Mission Valley Hunt Club, including Marguerite Peet, H. O. Peet, O. J. Bitler, and Joe Mackey are listed.