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Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1866 September-1889 May
Collection Description & Creator Information
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Correspondents include George L. Rives, Clarence King, Raphael Pumpelly, and lumber baron John Bratnober, among others. Letters dated from April and May 1889 recommend Kimball for the post of Superintendent of the Coast Survey. A letter dated June 22, 1869 includes a photograph of botanist John Torrey.
Correspondence relating to Kimball's nomination for Pennsylvania State Geologist has been kept together in original order. All other correspondence is arranged chronologically.
No materials were separated during 2017 processing.
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This collection was processed by Kathryn Antonelli in July 2017. Finding aid written by Kathryn Antonelli with assistance from Faith Charlton in July 2017.
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Open for research.
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Miscellaneous Correspondence; James P. Kimball Papers, C1438, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
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- Firestone Library (mss): Box B-000991