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Pyne, Robert Stockton, d. 1903
Robert Stockton Pyne Autograph Collection
Manuscripts Division
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1771-1902 (mostly 1840-1890)
2 items, 1 volume, and 0.55 linear feet


The collection consists of an album of letters and autographs (1771-1902) of prominent Americans and Englishmen collected by Pyne, son of Moses Taylor Pyne (Princeton Class of 1877), while he was a young man.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of an album of letters and autographs (1771-1902) of prominent Americans and Englishmen collected by Pyne, son of Moses Taylor Pyne (Princeton Class of 1877), while he was a young man. Included are letters or notes by Alexander Graham Bell, Aaron Burr, Mark Twain, Grover Cleveland, George Washington (a signed receipt), Arthur Conan Doyle, John Jay, Brander Matthews, Theodore Roosevelt, and various members of the Stockton family. Many of the letters were received by Moses Taylor Pyne.


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Collection Creator Biography:

Pyne, Robert Stockton, d. 1903

Robert Stockton Pyne was an American autograph collector and son of Moses Taylor Pyne (Princeton Class of 1877).

Collection History


Gift of Robert Stockton Pyne.


No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Robert Stockton Pyne Autograph Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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