Twining Family Papers
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Kinsley Twining (1832-1901) was an American clergyman and editor.
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.
Purchased from David Holmes in 1997.
This collection was processed in 2002. Finding aid written in 2002.
No appraisal information is available.
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Collection is open for research use.
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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.
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