Contents and Arrangement

Gibson, William Hamilton, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of correspondence of Hutton, reflecting a wide acquaintance among artistic, literary, and theatrical celebrities of the last quarter of the 19th century. Persons most amply represented are Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Lawrence Barrett, Edwin Booth, H. C. Bunner, Clara Erskine Clement, Kate Field, James Fraser Gluck, Joseph N. Ireland, Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner, and Francis Wilson; additional personalities in the collection include Mary Mapes Dodge, Hamlin Garland, William Dean Howells, Helen Keller, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Whitcomb Riley, William Rossetti, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Owen Wister. In addition, the collection contains occasional manuscripts of some of the correspondents, miscellaneous autographs and clippings, and printed material.

Collection History

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Gibson, William Hamilton, 1850-1896; Laurence Hutton Correspondence, C0080, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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