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Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection, ca. 1820-1900 (Bulk: 1880-1890)
1 archives box (0.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Consists of 59 manuscript items, chiefly letters and dating from 1880-1890, collected by Samuel Chapin (AC 1880) and preserved by Marcus P. Kiley (AC 1919). The collection includes materials of such individuals as Lyman Abbott, Edward Beecher, William Lloyd Garrison, Edward Everett Hale, Rudyard Kipling and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

59 manuscript items, chiefly letters and dating from 1880-1890, that were collected by Samuel Chapin (AC 1880) when he was on the editorial staff of St Nicholas Magazine. The collection was preserved and later presented to Amherst College by his friend and fellow alumnus Marcus P. Kiley (AC 1919). The collection includes materials of such individuals as Lyman Abbott, Edward Beecher, William Lloyd Garrison, Edward Everett Hale, Rudyard Kipling and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

The manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by author name.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

Processing Information


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives

Language
English.
Additional Finding Aids Available

All items in this collection are also described in the finding aid for the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection.