Contents and Arrangement

Yale College, 1813-1896

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


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 History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

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:

Yale College; Twining Family Papers, C0817, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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