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Creator:
Twining, Kinsley, 1832-1901
Title:
Editorial Correspondence of The Independent
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8s45q879h
Dates:
1882-1899
Size:
1 box, 2 items, and .2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

This collection consists of selected editorial correspondence of the New York weekly The Independent, founded in 1848 by Henry Chandler Bowen as a Congregationalist journal which later expanded in scope to include articles on literary and social topics. Successive editors were Theodore Tilton, 1856-1861 and 1864-1871, Henry Ward Beecher, 1861-1864, William Hayes Ward, 1868-1916, Kinsley Twining, literary editor, 1880-1899, and Hamilton Holt, 1897-1921. The collection contains approximately 85 letters, 1882-1899, to Kinsley Twining (1832-1901), a Congregationalist minister, William Hayes Ward (1835-1916), a Congregationalist minister, orientalist, and professor of Latin and natural science, Miss [Susan Hayes] Ward, and Hamilton Holt by various contributors to The Independent.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of selected editorial correspondence of the New York weekly The Independent, founded in 1848 by Henry Chandler Bowen as a Congregationalist journal which later expanded in scope to include articles on literary and social topics. Successive editors were Theodore Tilton (1856-1861 and 1864-1871), Henry Ward Beecher (1861-1864), William Hayes Ward (1868-1916), Kinsley Twining, literary editor (1880-1901), and Hamilton Holt (1897-1921).

The collection contains approximately 85 letters, 1882-1899, to Kinsley Twining (1832-1901), a Congregationalist minister, William Hayes Ward (1835-1916), a Congregationalist minister, Orientalist, and professor of Latin and natural science, Miss Susan Hayes Ward, and Hamilton Holt by various contributors to The Independent. Some of the authors included are William Gordon Blaikie, Bliss Carman, Paul Leicester Ford, Louise Guiney, Tudor Jenks, Sarah Orne Jewett, Edmund Kirke, Philip B. Barston, E. C. Stedman, John Tabb for Mrs. Sidney Lanier, and others. Eight manuscripts, primarily of verse, are also present, including "On the Stairs" and "At an Easter Market" by Bliss Carman, "The House by the Side of the Road" by Sam Walter Foss, and "True Happiness" by W. J. Linton. There are also a few clipped autograph signatures and newspaper clippings.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

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 2003. Finding aid written in 2003.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

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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:

Editorial Correspondence of The Independent; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8s45q879h
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1