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Collection Overview

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Charles and Cora Bonney Correspondence
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1


Contains letters and postcards between Charles Bonney and his wife Cora while Charles was travelling in the American West.

Collection Description & Creator Information


Contains correspondence between Charles Bonney and his wife Cora while Charles was travelling in the American West.


Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Charles A. Bonney travelled from Maine to the American West in 1883-1885, passing through Montana, Iowa, Washington, Oregon, and California and working at various frams and ranches along the way. His family, including wife Cora Bonney, remained in Maine.

Collection History


No acquisition information is available.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated during 2012 processing.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added 2012 by Feng Zhu '14.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

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:

Charles and Cora Bonney Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
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