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Collection Overview

Creator:
Twining, Kinsley, 1832-1901
Title:
Twining Family Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/9c67wm84t
Dates:
1778-1934 (mostly 1845-1900)
Size:
1 box and 0.6 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of correspondence received by various members of the Twining family, originally of New Haven and Litchfield, Connecticut, and later of New York. There are letters both personal and professional in nature.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence received by various members of the Twining family, originally of New Haven and Litchfield, Connecticut, and later of New York. There are letters both personal and professional in nature to Stephen Twining, a steward and treasurer of Yale College, his son, Alexander C. Twining (1801-1889, Yale Class of 1820), an inventor, civil engineer, and astronomer, and his son, Kinsley Twining (1832-1901, Yale Class of 1853), a Congregationalist clergyman and literary editor of the New York weeklies The Independent and The Evangelist. Also present is some miscellaneous correspondence of other Twinings, and of the Stevens and Gridley families, related to the Twinings by marriage, and some photographs and documents.

Collection Creator Biography:

Twining, Kinsley, 1832-1901

Kinsley Twining (1832-1901) was an American clergyman and editor.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Purchased from David Holmes in 1997.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2002. Finding aid written in 2002.

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:

Twining Family Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/9c67wm84t
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1