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Will of Sir Thomas Tipping of Wheatfield, 1688-1972
Collection Description & Creator Information
Includes a series of approximately one hundred and forty family letters, comprising some 450 pages, written on tours of Europe and the Middle East around 1840, several charmingly illustrated. Includes a copious run of retained drafts of letters to Isaac Taylor, the publishers Houlston & Wright, Dr. Robert Traill, the painter Josiah Gilbert, and others, concerning publication of plates after drawings made on his tours, as well as a quantity of additional family material (manuscripts, letters, books, 1777-1960s and beyond). Also includes a signed portrait of William Tipping. There are is also a quantity of additional family material, such as manuscripts, letters, photographs, brochures, books, and periodicals dated 1777-1960s and beyond.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
Nothing was removed from the collection.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The 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:
Will of Sir Thomas Tipping of Wheatfield; William Tipping Papers, C1462, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 2